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Latin American Left

(see also Cuba: Revolution, Chile: Popular Unity, Nicaragua: Sandinistas, Brazilian Radicalism, Mexican Radicalism, Argentine Radicalism, Peruvian Radicalism, Bolivian Radicalism, Colombian Radicalism & individual country pages)

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Debray, Régis. "Problems of revolutionary strategy in Latin America," New Left Review 45 (1967):8-52.

Dunkerly, James. "Beyond utopia: the state of the Left in Latin America," New Left Review 206 (7-8/94):27-43.

Ellner, Steve. "The Latin American Left since Allende: perspectives & new directions," Latin American Research Review 24,2 (1989):143-67.

Fals Borda, Orlando. "Marginality of revolution in Latin America, 1809-1969," Comparative Studies in International Development 6,4 (1970):63-89.

Franco, Jean. "Death camp confessions & resistance to violence in Latin America," Socialism & Democracy 2 (1985).

Glick, Edward B. "Isolating the guerrilla: some Latin American examples," Orbis 12 (1968):873-86. 19th-c. Mexico, 20th c. Colombia & Cuba.

González Casanova, Pablo. "Liberation struggles in Latin America," Social Justice 16 (spr 89):109-18.

Harnecker, Marta. "Democracy & revolutionary movements," Social Justice 19,4 (win 92):60-73.

Harris, Richard L. "Marxism & the transition to socialism in Latin America," Latin American Perspectives 56 (win 88):7-53.

Hennessy, Alistair. "The new radicalism in Latin America," Journal of Contemporary History 7,1-2 (1-4/72):1-26.

Herrick, Paul B. Jr. & Robert S. Robins. "Varieties of Latin American revolution & rebellion," Journal of Developing Areas 10,3 (4/76):317-35.

Hobsbawm, Eric J. "Latin American guerrillas: a survey," Latin American Review of Books 1 (4/73):79-88.

Johnson, Dale L. "Class formation & struggle in Latin America," Latin American Perspectives 10,2-3 (1983):1-18.

Kroeber, Clifton B. "Theory of revolution: starting all over again," Proceedings of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies 11 (1984):81-95.

Marcin, Znigniew Kowalewski. "The cultural dependency of rural communities & peasant guerrillas
in Latin America," in E. Sevilla-Casas (ed.) Western Expansion & Indigenous Peoples: The Heritage of Las Casas (The Hague: Mourton, 1977), pp. 263-90.

Petras, James. "Latin America: the resurgence of the Left," New Left Review 223 (5/97):17-47.

Renique, José L. "The Latin American Left: epitaph or new beginning?" Latin American Research Review 30,2 (1995):177-94.

Salazar Bondy, Sebastian. "Andes & Sierra Maestra," Monthly Review (12/62).

Schirmer, Jennifer. "'Those who die for life cannot be called dead': women & human rights protest in Latin America," Cultural Survival Quarterly 11,3 (1987):34-37.

Simon, S. Fanny. "Anarchism & anarcho-syndicalism in South America," Hispanic American Historical Review 26 (1946).

Stoltz Chinchilla, Norma. "Marxism, feminism & the struggle for democracy in Latin America," Gender & Society (1991).

Teichert, Pedro C.M. "Latin America & the socio-economic impact of the Cuban Revolution," Journal of Inter-American Studies 4,1 (1962).

Vilas, Carlos M. "Latin America: socialist perspectives in times of cholera (preliminary notes for a necessary debate)," Social Justice 19,4 (win 92):74-83.

Wickham-Crowley, Timothy P. "Winners, losers & also-rans: toward a comparative sociology of Latin American guerrilla movements," in S. Eckstein (eds.) Power & Popular Protest (Berkeley: U. of California, 1989), pp. 132-81.

__________. "Terror & guerrilla warfare in Latin America, 1956-1970," Comparative Studies in Society & History 32 (1990):201-37. Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia & Peru.

Wright, Bruce E. "Class & revolutionary actors in Latin America," Review of Latin American Studies 1,2 (1988):65-80.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Alexander, Robert A. Communism in Latin America (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1957).

__________. Trotskyism in Latin America (Stanford CA: Stanford U., 1973).

Alvarez, Sonia E., Evelina Dagnino, & Arturo Escobar (eds). Cultures of Politics/Politics of Cultures: Re-visioning Latin American Social Movements (Boulder CO: Westview, 1998).

Aricó, José. La cola del diablo: itinerario de Gramsci in América Latina (Caracas: Nueva Sociedad, 198?).

Burbach, Roger & Orlando Núñez. Fire in the Americas: Forging a Revolutionary Agenda (London, 1987).

Caballero, Manuel. Latin America & the Comintern, 1919-1943 (NY, 1987).

Calderón, Fernando y Elizabeth Jelin. Clases y movimientos sociales en América Latina: perspectivas y realidades (Buenos Aires: CEDES, 1987).

__________. Movimientos sociales y política: la década ochenta en Latinoamerica (México: Sixlo XXI, 1995).

Carr, Barry & Steve Ellner (eds.) The Latin American Left, from the Fall of Allende to Perestroika (Boulder: Westview, 1993).

Castañeda, Jorge G. Utopia Unarmed: The Latin American Left after the Cold War (NY: Knopf, 1993).

Collinson, Helen (ed.) Green Guerrillas: Environmental Conflicts & Initiatives in Latin America & the Caribbean: A Reader (London: Latin America Bureau, 199?).

Conniff, Micael L. (ed). Populism in Latin America (Tuscaloosa: U. of Alabama, 1999).

Cooper, Marc. Roll Over Che Guevara: Travels of a Radical Reporter (NY: Verso, 1994).

Corradi, Juan E; Patricia Weiss Fagen & Manuel Antonio Garretón. Fear at the Edge: State Terror & Resistance in Latin America (Berkeley: U. of California, 1992). Argentina, Brazil, Chile & Uruguay from mid-60s to mid-80s.

Daniels, Robert V. Year of the Heroic Guerrilla: World Revolution & Counterrevolution in 1968 (NY, 1989).

Debray, Régis. Revolution in the Revolution? Armed Struggle & Political Struggle in Latin America (NY: Monthly Review, 1967).

__________. Blueprint for Revolution (London, 1969).

__________. Strategy for Revolution: Essays on Latin America (ed. Robin Blackburn; NY: Monthly Review, 1971).

Fisher, Jo. Out of the Shadows. Women, Resistance & Politics in South America (London: Latin America Bureau, 199?).

Gott, Richard. Guerrilla Movements in Latin America (NY: Doubleday, 1970).

Gross, Liza. Handbook of Leftist Guerrilla Groups in Latin America & the Caribbean (Boulder, 1995).

Handal, Shafik Jorge & Carlos M. Vilas. The Socialist Option in Latin America: Two Reassessments (NY, 1992).

Horowitz, Irving Louis; Josué de Castro & John Gerassi (eds.) Latin American Radicalism: A Documentary Report on Left & Nationalist Movements (NY, 1969).

Lartéguy, Jean. The Guerrillas: New Patterns in Revolution in Latin America (NY, 1970).

Liss, Sheldon B. Marxist Thought in Latin America (Berkeley: U. of California, 1984).

López Oliva, Enrique. El Camilismo en la América Latina (La Habana, 1970).

Löwy, Michael. Marxism in Latin America from 1909 to the Present: An Anthology (Atlantic Highlands NJ, 1992).

Mallin, Jay. Terror & Urban Guerrillas, A Study of Tactics & Documents (Miami, 1971).

Max, Alphonse. Guerrillas in Latin America (The Hague, 1971).

Mires, Fernando. La rebelión permanente: las revoluciones sociales en América Latina (México, 1988).

Munck, Ronaldo. Revolutionary Trends in Latin America (Montreal: McGill, 1984). Useful survey from Russian Revolution forward: Communism, Trotskyism, impact of Cuban & Nicaraguan revolutions.

Parkman, Patricia. Insurrectionary Civic Strikes in Latin America, 1931-1961 (Cambridge MA, 1990).

Petras, James F. & Maurice Zeitlin (eds.) Latin America: Reform or Revolution? A Reader (Greenwich CT: Fawcett, 1968).

__________ with Todd Cavaluzzi, Morris Morley & Steve Vieux. The Left Strikes Back: Class Conflict in Latin America in the Age of Neoliberalism (Boulder: Westview, 1999).

Poppino, Rollie. International Communism in Latin America (Glencoe IL: Free Press, 1964).

Radu, Michael & Vladimir Tismaneanu. Revolutionary Organizations in Latin America (Boulder, 1987).

Ravines, Eudocio. The Yenan Way: The Kremlin's Penetration of South America (NY, 1951).

Vega, Luis Mercier. Guerrillas in Latin America: The Technique of the Counter-State (NY, 1969).

Wickham-Crowley, Timothy P. Exploring Revolution: Essays on Latin American Insurgency & Revolutionary Theory (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1990).

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