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Eduardo Galeano, Open Veins of Latin America

· 21 April 2013 |  by Maarten
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Eduardo Galeano, Open Veins of Latin AmericaOpen Veins of Latin America
Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent

Eduardo Galeano


Deze uitgave:
Serpent’s Tail, 2009
317 pagina’s, paperback
isbn: 9781846687426

Oorspronkelijke uitgave:
in het Spaans: Las venas abiertas de América Latina
Siglo XXI Editores, 1971

First published in 1971, Open Veins of Latin America is now a classic; a book that over 35 years has inspired a continent and beyond. At a time when more left-wing governments are coming to power in the region — Hugo Chávez in Venezuela; Evo Morales in Bolivia — it remains a crucial text in understanding the dynamics of exploitation and resistance. Eduardo Galeano is a brilliant story-teller and his book remains essential reading.

He has more first-hand knowledge of Latin America than anybody else I can think of, and uses it to tell the world of the dreams and disillusions, the hopes and failures of its people.
— Isabel Allende


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