Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia: The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP

Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia: The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP

James J. Brittain


This e-book offers an insider's account of Columbia's inner clash. on the vanguard are the innovative militia of Colombia-People's military (FARC-EP).

Although they're the most strong army forces in Latin American heritage, little is understood concerning the FARC-EP. James J. Brittain explains the place and why this political army circulation got here into lifestyles and assesses even if the tools hired via the insurgency have the capability to loose these marginalised in Colombia.

As democratic socialism develops in Venezuela and Bolivia, Brittain's interesting examine assesses the relevance of armed fight to twenty first century Latin American politics. this is often an important identify for these wishing to boost an entire knowing of the continent.

By comparing the FARC-EP's activities, ideological building, and their theoretical placement, the ebook gauges how this guerrilla move pertains to innovative concept and perform and during what tangible mechanisms, if any, they're making a new Colombia.

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