New PDF release: Becoming the Tupamaros: Solidarity and Transnational

By Lindsey Churchill

ISBN-10: 082651944X

ISBN-13: 9780826519443

In Becoming the Tupamaros, Lindsey Churchill explores an alternate narrative of US-Latin American family through difficult long-held assumptions concerning the nature of innovative activities just like the Uruguayan Tupamaros crew. A violent and cutting edge association, the Tupamaros tested that Latin American guerrilla teams throughout the chilly conflict did greater than take aspects in a conflict of Soviet and US ideologies. fairly, they digested info and strategies with out discrimination, making a homegrown and distinct type of revolution.

Churchill examines the connection among country repression and innovative resistance, the transnational connections among the Uruguayan Tupamaro revolutionaries and leftist teams within the US, and problems with gender and sexuality inside of those hobbies. Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver, for instance, turned symbols of resistance in either the USA and Uruguay. and whereas a lot of the Uruguayan left and lots of different progressive teams in Latin the USA involved in motherhood as inspiring women's politics, the Tupamaros disdained conventional buildings of femininity for lady fighters. eventually, Becoming the Tupamaros revises our realizing of what makes a move really revolutionary.

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