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Shining Path of Peru

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ISBN-10: 031210619X

ISBN-13: 9780312106195

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: David Scott Palmer, Palmer David Scott, Palmer David Scott

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List price: $53.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 9/15/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 299
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

David Scott Palmer is Professor of International Relations and of Political Science at Boston University, where he is also Founding Director of the Latin American Studies Program. His previous books include U.S. Relations with Latin America during the Clinton Years, Shining Path of Peru (ed.), and Peru: The Authoritarian Tradition.

Peru map
Ayacucho Emergency Zone map
Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Contributors
About the Cover
Introduction: History, Politics, and Shining Path in Peru
Taking the High Ground: Shining Path and the Andes
The Origins and Logic of Shining Path: Two Views
Return to the Past
The Center's Multiple Failures
Shining Path and Peasant Responses in Rural Ayacucho
Peasant Responses to Shining Path in Andahuaylas
Guerrillas and Coca in the Upper Huallaga Valley
Shining Path's Urban Strategy: Ate Vitarte
Shining Path's Stalin and Trotsky
The Organization of Shining Path
Making Revolution with Shining Path
Shining Path and the Marxist Left
Theories of Revolution and the Case of Peru
Conclusion: The View from the Windows
Bibliography
Glossary of Acronyms with Spanish and English Expansions
Index
Photo of The Faculty of the University of San Cristobal de Huamanga, Ayacucho, Peru, December 1962