Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America: A Comparative Study of Insurgents and Regimes since 1956 / Edition 1

Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America: A Comparative Study of Insurgents and Regimes since 1956 / Edition 1

by Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0691023360

ISBN-13: 9780691023366

Pub. Date: 01/25/1993

Publisher: Princeton University Press

In this comparative survey of guerrilla movements in Latin America, Timothy Wickham-Crowley explores the origins and outcomes of rural insurgencies in nearly a dozen cases since 1956. Focusing on the personal backgrounds of the guerrillas themselves and on national social conditions, the author explains why guerrillas emerged strongly in certain countries but not

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In this comparative survey of guerrilla movements in Latin America, Timothy Wickham-Crowley explores the origins and outcomes of rural insurgencies in nearly a dozen cases since 1956. Focusing on the personal backgrounds of the guerrillas themselves and on national social conditions, the author explains why guerrillas emerged strongly in certain countries but not others. He considers, for example, under what circumstances guerrillas acquire military strength and why they do—or do not—secure substantial support from the peasantry in rural areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691023366
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/25/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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