Salvador Allende: Revolutionary Democrat (Revolutionary Lives)

Salvador Allende: Revolutionary Democrat (Revolutionary Lives)

Victor Figueroa Clark

This is a political biography of 1 of the 20 th century’s such a lot emblematic left-wing figures - Salvador Allende, who used to be president of Chile until eventually he was once ousted via common Pinochet in a US-supported coup in 1973.

Victor Figueroa Clark courses us via Allende's lifestyles and political venture, answering essentially the most commonly asked questions. was once he a progressive or a reformist? A bureaucrat or inspirational democrat? Clark argues that Allende and the preferred solidarity celebration created a distinct fusion which was once either innovative and democratic.

The technique led via Allende used to be a logo of desire for the left in the course of his couple of minutes in energy. 40 years on, and with left governments again in energy throughout Latin the US, this ebook seems to be again on the guy and the method for you to draw very important classes for the left in Latin the US and worldwide today.

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