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As Veias Abertas da América Latina

I took it one step further and translated it from the Spanish. In the book, Galeano analyzes the history of the Americas as a whole, from the time period of the European settlement of the New World to contemporary Latin Americadescribing the effects of European and later United States economic exploitation and political dominance over the region. Books like this one expose these truths, though often they run to tedium. Every time a Latin American government has made a modest attempt at reform and social justice, it has been toppled by a coalition of right wing oligarchs and foreign intervention.

But the Liberation Theology wing of the church was a potential ally that went unnoticed or unmentioned. No es una revision desapasionada de algunos episodios de la historia latinoamericana de los ultimos anios. Un buen libro, aunque no resulta tan atractivo sus cifras ya tan viejas.

Te abre los ojos. El mio no es ni un halago ni una critica, sino una descripcion. In an ideal universe we would build constructive partnerships and help this wonderful part of the world that is so rich in culture and natural resources become strong and successful, but maybe we should start by just stopping our destructive meddling for a few years so that they could begin to find their own way.

Queda mucho trecho por andar. He admitted he had little knowledge about what he was writing. However, this was a full consequence of Spain’s conscious behaviour, Spain believing that it could just sit back and enjoy the taxes on trade as spoils of ‘owning’ the continent. Then smaller count A history of the exploitation of Latin America since the amerida of Europeans. Who are not human beings, but human resources.


Es, sin duda, positivo escuchar voces que se desvian de mi propia percepcion por lo menos con algunos hechos puntuales. Isabel Allende, in the introduction, praises Galeano’s ability for story telling, ending with one of his fa This book is really about the world. Who don’t have religions, but superstitions. The Library Journal review stated, “Well written and passionately stated, this is an intellectually honest and valuable study.

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PaperbackPocketpages. No reason to die if you can keep aberats living the way you like, after all. According to Galeano, these countries had been following the same trend for ages: The author himself has proclaimed his ob Eduardo Galeano was a Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist. The Opening chapters of this book are fascinating!

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There were many words I still didn’t know or had to brush up on so I made a “Found Poem”. Stories of Almost Vfias ” “. Archived from the original on April 20, Who do not appear in the history of the world, but in the police blotter of the local paper.

While this book may have answered some of my questions it also made me add several more titles to my reading list. At times it felt like facts being thrown at me repeatedly with no goal. I had a hard time going through the huge list of minerals that the US Corporations extracted in the ‘s. This book is really good, really detailed. Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent in Spanish: But despite his flaws, he tells a compelling,tragic and undeniably true story.

En todo caso, mi mayor critica con el libro es que toma casi trescientas paginas en describir problemas, pero no pude encontrar ninguna sugerencia para solucionarlos Mi desacuerdo con esa postura, y con el giro que Galeano da a, por lo menos, la reforma agraria en el Peru me hacen cuestionar la exactitud de algunos otros hechos descritos por Galeano.


In American public school we’re taught that the Monroe Doctrine is almost an act of gallantry–a clarion call to the privative nations of Old Europe that meddling in the affairs of free people is a thing that would no longer be countenanced by the United States, the first nation to break those shackles.

While this is powerful, a livvro storyteller giving the unvarnished truth, it just kind of drags.

Praising Cuba from wanting to move away from overly relying on sugarcane production, ‘Cubans [now] work for 12 months a year in the he continuous job of building a new society’, he then goes abertws for a dozen pages praising communism in Cuba. Galeano’s story is very one sided. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is enough for me to read once his outrage, and livto to let the facts speak for themselves.

Very An interesting book — it has been influential in aemrica circles — and it is certainly finely written. But, his regular quoting of Marx shows Galeano’s leanings. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I enjoyed the book, however I cannot agree with those who criticise him for his socialist speech.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina by Eduardo Galeano (3 star ratings)

I didn’t give this book more stars because Galeano jumps around quite a bit and the book is in need of more coherence. This was a tough, tough read. He said he was not sorry he had written it, but he had lacked the necessary development galesno write a book on political economy at that stage and criticized the book’s prose as “extremely boring”. Please do not aberyas this message until conditions to do so are met.