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Che Guevara: A Biography

Che Guevara: A Biography

by Richard L. Harris
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This concise biography of the world famous revolutionary Che Guevara provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive account available of his remarkable life, tragic death, and enduring political legacy.

• A map of Che Guevara's revolutionary operations

• Photographs

• An up-to-date annotated bibliography of the major print and electronic sources of information on Che Guevara

• A timeline of key events

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313359163
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2010
Series: Greenwood Biographies Series
Pages: 237
Sales rank: 810,620
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Richard L. Harris, PhD, is professor emeritus of global studies at California State University, Monterey Bay.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Introduction: The History of a Legendary Revolutionary xi

Timeline: Events in the Life of Che Guevara xxiii

Chapter 1 Guevara's Early Life in Argentina 1

Chapter 2 The Motorcycle Diaries: Guevara's South American Odyssey 19

Chapter 3 A Call to Arms in Guatemala and Mexico 37

Chapter 4 El Che: The Heroic Guerrilla Warrior 69

Chapter 5 Che's Role in Cuba's Revolutionary Government 91

Chapter 6 Che's Contribution to Revolutionary Guerrilla Warfare 105

Chapter 7 Che's Ideas about Imperialism and Socialism 119

Chapter 8 The Secret Mission in Africa 131

Chapter 9 Che's Final Mission in Bolivia 145

Chapter 10 The Tragic Death of a Revolutionary 161

Chapter 11 Che's Diary and Hidden Remains 179

Chapter 12 Che's Enduring Legacy 193

Chapter 13 Che Vive!-Che's Continuing Influence in Latin America 205

Bibliography 217

Further Reading: Print and Electronic Sources 223

Index 229

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