Las Venas Abiertas de America Latina download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eduardo Galeano

Las Venas Abiertas de America Latina download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eduardo Galeano year 2009
  • Book name: Las Venas Abiertas de America Latina
  • Author: Eduardo Galeano
  • Release date: 2009/8/8
  • Language: Spanish
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9788432311451
  • Rating: 9.8 of 10
  • Votes: 859
  • Review by: Rayna Landers
  • Review rating: 8.1 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/19
  • Total pages: 379
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This brilliant text set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America when first published. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest description of primitive capital accumulation since Marx. Rather than chronology, geography, or political successions, Eduardo Galeano has organized the various facets of Latin American history according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation. Thus he is concerned with gold and silver, cacao and cotton, rubber and coffee, fruit, hides and wool, petroleum, iron, nickel, manganese, copper, aluminum ore, nitrates, and tin. These are the veins which he traces through the body of the entire continent, up to the Rio Grande and throughout the Caribbean, and all the way to their open ends where they empty into the coffers of wealth in the United States and Europe.Weaving fact and imagery into a rich tapestry, Galeano fuses scientific analysis with the passions of a plundered and suffering people. An immense gathering of materials is framed with a vigorous style that never falters in its command of themes. All readers interested in great historical, economic, political, and social writing will find a singular analytical achievement, and an overwhelming narrative that makes history speak, unforgettably.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H53M51S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Prose: Non-fiction, History Of The Americas
  • Available formats: PDB, WORD, EPUB, PDF, DOC, GIF, TXT, FB2. Compressed in AZW, JAR, CAB, RAR, ZIP, LZMA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 139.7x209.55x31.75mm
  • Weight: 417.3g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Madrid, Spain

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