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The Resource Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Cedric Belfrage

Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Cedric Belfrage

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Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent
Title
Open veins of Latin America
Title remainder
five centuries of the pillage of a continent
Statement of responsibility
Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Cedric Belfrage
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  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
[In this book, the author's] analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America present [an] account of ... Latin American history. [The author] shows how foreign companies reaped huge profits through their operations in Latin America. He explains the politics of the Latin American bourgeoisies and their subservience to foreign powers, and how they interacted to create increasingly unequal capitalist societies in Latin America.-Back cover
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First published in 1973 as Las Venas Abiertas de AmTrica Latina by Siglo XXI Editores, Mexico, this analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America presents a clear, passionate account of 500 years of Latin American history, written with drama, humor, and compassion. For general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or
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212849
Cataloging source
TOC
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1940-
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Galeano, Eduardo H.
Dewey number
980
Funding information
This title purchased with ANCLAS 2011 grant funds.
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of: Las venas abiertas de América Latina
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Australian National University
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True
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Latin America
Target audience
adult
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five centuries of the pillage of a continent
Label
Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Cedric Belfrage
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Note
Translation of: Venas abiertas de América Latina
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
p 1 Mankind's poverty as a consequence of the wealth of the land -- ch. 1. Lust for gold, lust for silver -- ch. 2. King sugar and other agricultural monarchs -- ch. 3. Invisible sources of power -- pt. 2. Development is a voyage with more shipwrecks than navigators -- ch. 4. Tales of premature death -- ch. 5. Contemporary structure of plunder -- pt. 3. Seven years after
Control code
000013507780
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
  • 25th anniversary ed. /
  • foreword by Isabel Allende.
Extent
[xvi], 317 p.
Isbn
9780853459910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)37820142
Label
Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Cedric Belfrage
Link
Publication
Note
Translation of: Venas abiertas de América Latina
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
p 1 Mankind's poverty as a consequence of the wealth of the land -- ch. 1. Lust for gold, lust for silver -- ch. 2. King sugar and other agricultural monarchs -- ch. 3. Invisible sources of power -- pt. 2. Development is a voyage with more shipwrecks than navigators -- ch. 4. Tales of premature death -- ch. 5. Contemporary structure of plunder -- pt. 3. Seven years after
Control code
000013507780
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
  • 25th anniversary ed. /
  • foreword by Isabel Allende.
Extent
[xvi], 317 p.
Isbn
9780853459910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)37820142

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