Che Guevara: A Biography

Che Guevara: A Biography

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Overview

The controversial life and career of Ernesto Ché Guevara (1928-1967) has earned the revolutionary leader admirers and detractors across the world. In his critical biography, Daniel James penetrates the myths that have grown up around Guevara since his death. The biography carefully analyzes the Cold War situations in which Guevara lived and fought, and which turned the young medical student into a guerilla and political theoretician. Ché Guevara: A Biography includes interviews with Guevara's first wife, and extensive information on the revolutionary's early years and family life lacking in other biographies. James also discusses Guevara's actions in Cuba as a leader in the rebel army of Fidel Castro, covering in detail Guevara's military victories, his post-war executions of anti-Castro prisoners, and his criticism of Soviet Communism. This unique and unsparing portrait of Guevara includes and an in-depth examination of his last guerilla campaign in Bolivia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461732068
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/20/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Daniel James is the editor of The Complete Bolivian Diaries of Ché Guevara, also available from Cooper Square Press. Henry Butterfield Ryan is a retired foreign service officer, an associate of Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, and the author of The Fall of Ché Guevara. He lives in Washington, D. C.

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