Revolution And Revolutionaries / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Rent from
(Save 59%)
Est. Return Date: 06/18/2015
Buy New
Buy New from
Buy Used
Buy Used from
(Save 30%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $5.25
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 82%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $5.25   
  • New (7) from $26.42   
  • Used (8) from $5.25   


Few publications cover the full span of the history of revolutionary movements in Latin America. In Revolution and Revolutionaries, editor Daniel Castro examines all aspects of guerrilla warfare-from revolutionary programs to the repressive tactics used by various governments to rid themselves of the threats presented by revolutionary movements. In addition to illustrating specific cases of guerrilla struggles, Revolution and Revolutionaries also analyzes the political and social conditions that made the outbreak of revolutionary movements throughout the region unavoidable. Finally, Castro examines the remaining guerrilla movements still active in Latin America as the century comes to a close. Revolution and Revolutionaries revives the debate about the viability of revolutionary violence in Latin America, and will interest those studying Latin American history and sociology, and political science.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

The Journal of Military History
The work has a useful introduction, and each essay is preceded by an explanation of the movement discussed.... this work is a useful and quite readable introduction to this topic.
The Journal Of Military History
The work has a useful introduction, and each essay is preceded by an explanation of the movement discussed.... this work is a useful and quite readable introduction to this topic.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780842026260
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: Jaguar Books on Latin America Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Sales rank: 1,198,059
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction-The Interminable War: Guerrillas in Latin American History Chapter 2 The Rebellion of Tupac Amaru Chapter 3 The Caste War: Rural Insurgency in 19th-Century Yucatán Chapter 4 The Struggle of the Zapatistas Chapter 5 The Kid from Niquinohomo Chapter 6 General Principles of Guerrilla Warfare Chapter 7 To Free the Present from the Past Chapter 8 The Fall of Arbenz and the Origins of the Guerrillas Chapter 9 Guerrilla Priests Chapter 10 The Revolutionary Path Chapter 11 Some Final Notes [on a Guerrilla Experience] Chapter 12 Defeat in Bolivia Chapter 13 Problems and Principles of Strategy Chapter 14 Thirty Questions to a Tupamaro Chapter 15 Questions to a Militant of the PRT-ERP Chapter 16 In the Shining Path of Mariátegui, Mao Zedong or Presidente Gonzalo? Peru's Sendero Luminoso in Historical Perspective Chapter 17 The Iron Legions Chapter 18 Tunnel to Canto Grande Chapter 19 Sources and Resources of Zapatism Chapter 20 End of an Era Chapter 21 Postscript Chapter 22 Suggested Readings and Films

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)