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Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent

Author: Eduardo Galeano; Cedric Belfrage
Publisher: New York : Monthly Review Press, 1997.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Galeano; Cedric Belfrage
ISBN: 0853459916 9780853459910 0853459908 9780853459903
OCLC Number: 896714574
Description: xiii, 317 pages
Contents: Mankind's poverty as a consequence of the wealth of the land. Lust for gold, lust for silver ; King sugar and other agricultural monarchs ; The invisible sources of power --
Development is a voyage with more shipwrecks than navigators. Tales of premature death ; The contemporary structure of plunder --
Seven years after.
Responsibility: Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Cedric Belfrage ; foreword by Isabel Allende.

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A superbly written, excellently translated, and powerfully persuasive expose which all students of Latin American and U.S. history must read.-Choice

 
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