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Shining Path

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First published in Peru in 1990, "The Shining Path" was immediately hailed as one of the finest works on the insurgency that plagued that nation for over fifteen years. A richly detailed and absorbing account, it covers the dramatic years between the guerrillas' opening attack in 1980 and President Fernando Belaunde's reluctant decision to send in the military to contain t ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 22nd 1999 by University of North Carolina Press (first published January 1999)
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Nurit
Apr 17, 2016 Nurit rated it really liked it
Este primer tomo (de una Historia de la guerra milenaria que nunca fue continuada) cubre los dos primeros años de la lucha armada de Sendero; Gorriti se centra en las distintas jugadas políticas de tanto dirigentes estatales (minitros, jefes policiales, izquierdistas en el Congreso etc) como dirigentes senderistas, basándose en testimonios y entrevistas de tanto dirigentes como "bases". Para cualquier persona interesada en este periodo del país, el libro realmente la sitúa a una en lo que sucedí ...more
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Feb 10, 2013 Liz Carol rated it really liked it
Mas que un libro es un documento, debería ser lectura obligatoria en quinto año de secundaria para empezar a tomar conciencia de como somos los peruanos y de lo que no debería volver.
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