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Author Mariátegui, José Carlos, 1894-1930.

Title José Carlos Mariátegui [electronic resource] : an anthology / edited and translated by Harry E. Vanden and Marc Becker.

Imprint New York : Monthly Review Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (480 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. On studying the Peruvian and Indo-American reality -- pt. 2. Peru and indigenismo -- pt. 3. Marxism and socialism -- pt. 4. Imperialism -- pt. 5. Politics, organization, peasants, workers, and race -- pt. 6. Women -- pt. 7. Myth and the optimism of the ideal -- pt. 8. Aesthetics -- pt. 9. Latin America.
Summary Jos� Carlos Mari�tegui is one of Latin America's most profound but overlooked thinkers. A self-taught journalist, social scientist, and activist from Peru, he was the first to emphasize that those fighting for the revolutionary transformation of society must adapt classical Marxist theory to the particular conditions of Latin American. He also stressed that indigenous peoples must take an active, if not leading, role in any revolutionary struggle. Today Latin America is the scene of great social upheaval. More progressive governments are in power than ever before, and grassroots movements of.
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Subject Communism -- Latin America.
Nationalism and communism -- Latin America.
Indians of South America -- Government relations.
Communism -- Peru.
Nationalism and communism -- Peru.
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Government relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Vanden, Harry E.
Becker, Marc (Professor of history)
Added Title Works. Selections. English. 2011
Other Form: Print version: Mariátegui, José Carlos, 1894-1930. Selections. English. 2011. José Carlos Mariátegui. New York : Monthly Review Press, ©2011 9781583672457 (DLC) 2011030558 (OCoLC)697261050
ISBN 9781583672754 (electronic bk.)
1583672753 (electronic bk.)