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Broken Barricades

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An essay analyzing the events, the successes and final defeat, of the Oaxaca Rebellion, Broken Barricades intelligently clears up oversimplifications of the causes of the rebellion, and comments on the failure of leftists to understand what was taking place. It also draws links between the rural indigenous population and a history that allowed the rebellion to take the ...more
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Published 2008 by Collective Inventions
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Sep 02, 2013 Ben rated it liked it
Shelves: anti-fascist
Where does that sound come from?
It is the sound of the barricade...

-Oaxaca rebel song

An interesting & well-written little book, half an essay on the Oaxaca uprising & half a brief, graphic diary of a radical's involvement. Politically I find major faults with it, & it's a shame that it doesn't have a more comprehensive account of the uprising - but sometimes it's good to know unequivocally that you're getting a particular perspective on something, & for that - as well as for it's
May 04, 2008 Littleblackcart is currently reading it
A must-read for anyone interested in the intersection of anarchism and Latin America.
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