Che Images of a Revolutionary

By: Garcia, Fernando, & Sola, Oscar (eds)

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22pp & a kilo to post. One of Castro's closest and most trusted friends, Che became Castro's chief lieutenant after the rebel invasion of 1956. He proved to be a resourceful guerrilla leader and was instrumental in establishing the Communist state in Cuba. Che continued to foster revolutionary activity in other countries until the time of his death in 1967 when he was captured and executed by government troops in Bolivia while directing a guerrilla movement there./Che: Images of Revolutionary features nearly 400 photographs-many of them never before published. The book follows Che's life from early childhood to political activist. Writings, including Che's own speeches and the literature written about him, complement the visually stunning, large format photographic collection. The book is a result of exhaustive research in public and private archives in Cuba, Argentina, Bolivia, Europe and North America. A concluding chapter discusses the "Guevara myth" from his death until the present day. review >> 'This large format book provides an admirable introduction to the life of Ernesto Guevara, and his road to becoming El Che.' The British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America Faults? corners thumbed.

Title: Che Images of a Revolutionary

Author Name: Garcia, Fernando, & Sola, Oscar (eds)

Categories: POLITICS/GOVERNMENT/LAW, WAR, MILITARY, BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, HISTORY,

Publisher: UK, New Internationalist Publications / Pluto Press: 2000

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None issued

Size: 30cm

Seller ID: 011388

Keywords: Garcia Che Guevara Revolutionary,