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Che Guevara (Monografias) by Frank Niess
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 2005
Publisher Edaf S.A.
ISBN 8441415722 ISBN13 9788441415720
Availability 0 units.
More About Frank Niess
Frank Niess' numerous publications include Colossus in the North: The History of US Latin American Policy; The Heritage of the Requonista: History of Nicaragua; Sandino - General of the Suppressed: A Political Biography; and 20 Times Cuba.
Frank Niess currently resides in Heidelberg. Frank Niess was born in 1942.
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Portrait of a charismatic and courageous (if at times ruthless) man Aug 5, 2007
Historian Frank Niess presents Che Guevara, an in-depth biography of social revolutionary Che Guevara (1928-1967) that separates myth from reality. Expertly translated from the original German by Nathaniel McBride, Che Guevara covers Guevara's upbringing, his involvement in the Cuban Revolution, his desire to spread his ideology to other nations of South America and Africa, and much more, illustrated with vintage black-and-white photographs. "Che Guevara might not have become the revered revolutionary idol he did had he been satisfied with his part in just one, namely the Cuban, revolution... He had hopes of bringing about radical political change in his own country of Argentina, and, as one would expect of a dedicated internationalist and pan-American, he dreamed of a revolution across the entire continent. Following his years of political apprenticeship in Guatemala, he had become convinced that this region would one day become one of the most important arenas of revolutionary struggle." Notes, a chronology and an index round out this in-depth portrait of a charismatic and courageous (if at times ruthless) man who dedicated his life to his beliefs.