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Che Guevara Research Papers


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Timothy C Platt, MSM

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Ideology in the 1959 Cuban Revolution : Conscience, Culture and Cinema
An essay for POLI3077 Latin America: History, Politics, Economy and Contemporary Developments taught by Prof. George Lambie

'A Sort of Guerrilla': Che at the Opera
The undoubted cause célèbre of the 1969 Holland Festival was the large-scale musictheatre piece Reconstructie , jointly authored by a team of five young composers and twolibrettists. The work, which took as its subject ‘the struggle against US…

Latin American Identity in "The Motor Cycle Diaries"
This essay explores the themes of memory, space, and identity recounted in the film, Motor Cycle Diaries.

Che Guevara, the Cuban Trotskyists and Debate on the Restoration of Capitalism in Revolutionary Cuba
In this paper we show the connection between the repression of the Cuban Trotskyists from mid-1960 until their eventual banning in 1965, and the growing marginalization of the supporters of "Che" Guevara in the new revolutionary state apparatus as a…

Guevara and Guevarism
Che Guevara's Legacies in the Revolutionary Movements of the Southern Cone

Ché Guevara: cooperatives and the political economy of socialist transition Book section
In 2006, Che Guevara’s long-anticipated critical notes on the political economy of the USSR were published in Havana. Written outside Cuba between 1965 and 1966 and arguably his most important contribution to socialist theory, these notes were kept…

The Politics of Revolution and Che Guevara
Why Cuba Succeeded, and why Bolivia Failed (With a Discussion of the use of Secondary Source Documents in Historical Analysis)

Long Term Failures
A Short History of the CIA and Destabilization of Leftist Governments in Central and South America

The Efficacy Of The Virtual: From Che As Sign To Che As Agent
This paper begins by tracing a path through salient developments in semiotic theory regarding the visual. It examines the political functions of cultural and discursive semiotic systems through which graphic images and gestures are appraised,…

To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture
Book Review: Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture