Guerrilla Warfare




      Guerrilla Warfare
Che Guevara, the larger than life hero of the 1959 revolutionary victory that overturned the Cuban dictatorship, believed that revolution would also topple the imperialist governments in Latin America Che s call to action, his proclamation of _invincibility_ the ultimate victory of revolutionary forces continues to influence the course of Latin American history and international relations His amazing life story has lifted him to almost legendary status. This edition of Che s classic work Guerrilla Warfare contains the text of his book, as well as two later essays titled _Guerrilla Warfare A Method_ and _Message to the Tricontinental._ A detailed introduction by Brian Loveman and Thomas M Davies, Jr., examines Guevara s text, his life and political impact, the situation in Latin America, and the United States response to Che and to events in Latin America Loveman and Davies also provide in depth case studies that apply Che s theories on revolution to political situations in seven Latin American countries from the 1960s to the present Also included are political chronologies of each country discussed in the case studies and a postscript tying the analyses together. This book will help students gain a better understanding of Che s theoretical contribution to revolutionary literature and the inspiration that his life and Guerrilla Warfare have provided to revolutionaries since the 1960sThis volume is an invaluable addition to courses in Latin American studies and political science Best Read [ Guerrilla Warfare ] By [ Ernesto Che Guevara ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Ernesto Che Guevara, commonly known as El Che or simply Che, was a Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, since his death Guevara s stylized visage has become an ubiquitous countercultural symbol and global icon within popular culture.His belief in the necessity of world revolution to advance the interests of the poor prompted his involvement in Guatemala s social reforms under President Jacobo Arbenz, whose eventual CIA assisted overthrow solidified Guevara s radical ideology Later, while living in Mexico City, he met Ra l and Fidel Castro, joined their movement, and travelled to Cuba with the intention of overthrowing the U.S backed Batista regime Guevara soon rose to prominence among the insurgents, was promoted to second in command, and played a pivotal role in the successful two year guerrilla campaign that topled the Cuban government.After serving in a number of key roles in the new government, Guevara left Cuba in 1965 to foment revolution abroad, first unsuccessfully in Congo Kinshasa and later in Bolivia, where he was captured by CIA assisted Bolivian forces and executed.Guevara remains both a revered and reviled historical figure, polarized in the collective imagination in a multitude of biographies, memoirs, essays, documentaries, songs, and films Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century, while an Alberto Korda photograph of him entitled Guerrillero Heroico, was declared the most famous photograph in the world by the Maryland Institute of Art.


      Guerrilla Warfare
 By Ernesto Che Guevara IBN : 0803270100 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 440 pages
  • Guerrilla Warfare
  • Ernesto Che Guevara
  • English
  • 02 February 2017
  • 0803270100

10 thoughts on “ Guerrilla Warfare

  1. Joseph Spuckler says:

    He is ready to give his life, but the positive quality of this guerrilla warfare is precisely that each one of the guerrilla fighters is ready to die, not to defend an ideal, but rather the convert it to reality.Guerrilla Warfare by Che Guevara is the book of standards and tactics for guerrilla warfare for the 1960s Guevara needs no introduction He is either loved or hated with very few people not taking sides.Although dated in terms of weapons and the lay of the land after fifty years, the bo He is ready to give his life, but the positive quality of this guerrilla warfare is precisely that each one of the guerrilla fighters is ready to die, not to defend an ideal, but rather the convert it to reality.Guerrilla Warfare by Che Guevara is the book of standards and tactics for guerrilla warfare for the 1960s Guevara needs no introduction He is either loved or hated with very few people not taking sides.Although dated in terms of weapons and the lay of the land after fifty years, the book still holds value Technology has certainly changed The Chiapas rebels made history by using the internet to promote their cause Live Twitter feeds now give worldwide coverage to rebellions and protests Much has changed since Guevara s days of messengers and carrier pigeons What makes this book interesting is what makes the guerrilla When I...

  2. Hadrian says:

    As out of date as this book is, it is still of use for a historical and psychological look at the tactics of the guerrilla warrior.Che s basic principles are simple any guerrilla force, if properly trained and motivated and with popular support, can overthrow an unpopular repressive government and replace it with one which represents the popular will Che s record was 1 for 3 Cuba being an unequivocal success, with the Congo less so, and Bolivia ending in his own death.Some of his principles As out of date as this book is, it is still of use for a historical and psychological look at the tactics of the guerrilla warrior.Che s basic principles are simple any guerrilla force, if properly trained and motivated and with popular support, can overthrow an unpopular repressive g...

  3. sologdin says:

    Similar to Mao s treatise on guerrilla warfare, this one providespragmatic considerations than something like Sun Tzu but, then again, there s nothing quite like Master Sun.This text includes a somewhat sympathetic introductory essay by a guy who advances a lukewarm critique of Guevara s foco theory of warfare, which is discredited by the mere fact of Guevara s death while enacting same in Bolivia Fair enough.The text itself of the Guerrilla Warfare is likewise accompanied by two essa Similar to Mao s treatise on guerrilla warfare, this one providespragmatic considerations than something like Sun Tzu but, then again, there s nothing quite like Master Sun.This text includes a somewhat sympathetic introd...

  4. Frank says:

    Many college kids have the classic image of Che Guevara either posted on their wall or t shirt as a symbol of revolution and non conformism, but few really know much about him This book is his 1960 detailing of how to fight a populist guerrilla war against a powerful government I got it while I was in Army basic training from the PX and my drill sergeants almost flipped out when the found it in my locker It suseful as an understanding of this type of warfare, than a how to, though if yo Many college kids have the classic image of Che Guevara either posted on their wall or t shirt as a symbol of revolution and non conformism, but few really know much about him This book is his 1960 detailing of how to fight a populist guerrilla war against a powerful government I g...

  5. Tasfia says:

    Well I kinda skim read it BUT the parts that I did read were actually quite interesting I didn t know there were so many ways to plan surprise attacks, but now that I do y all better watch your back P

  6. Nick Black says:

    Read during my early teenage revolutionary days, and largely what put an end to them it became clear that revolution was a dirty, cold business most unlike a video game, largely the interest of people I d likely despise and be despised by I couldn t agreewith another reviewer this book isof a historical relic than any relevant manual I d add, though, that it s important insight into the tumult of revolutionary Central and South America from the 50 s through the 70 s, and perh Read during my early teenage revolutionary days, and largely what put an end to them it became clear that revolution was a dirty, cold business most unlike a video game, largely the interest of people I d likely despise and be despised b...

  7. Andy Carrington says:

    My mate s Commie mum lent it some 6 years ago I want it back

  8. Brad says:

    Interesting as a historical document but kind of dry It s mostly an instruction manual so it really doesn t make for good reading.

  9. Zarina says:

    In addition to talking about the tactics of guerrilla warfare, some of which are no longer relevant, it also talks about its goals, the necessity of violence in the seizure of power, and the conditions necessary for revolution I would ve liked that the book focus on the latter, but it s understa...

  10. Ayushman says:

    This is a good operational manual on conducting guerrilla warfare The author however relies too much on the ability of the revolutionaries to win the population over to the cause and was probably why he was unsuccessful and killed in Bolivia Always carry salt and shoes.

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