The Politics of Che Guevara: Theory and Practice

Front Cover
Haymarket Books, May 18, 2016 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages

This reexamination of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's thoughts on socialism, democracy, and revolution is a must-read for today's activists—or anyone longing to fight for a better world.

Fifty years after his death, Guevara remains a symbol to legions of young rebels and revolutionaries. This unique book provides a way to critically engage with Guevara's economic views, his ideas about revolutionary agency, and his conduct as guerrilla commander and government administrator in Cuba.

Samuel Farber was born and raised in Cuba. He has written extensively on Cuba and the Cuban Revolution and is author of Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

1 The Bohemian Origins of Che Guevaras Politics
1
Ideas and Practices
15
3 Che Guevara in Power
53
4 Che Guevaras Political Economy
89
Conclusion
115
Acknowledgments
121
Selected Bibliography
123
Notes
129
Index
155
About the Author
166
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2016)

Samuel Farber: Samuel Farber was born and raised in Cuba and is a long time socialist who has written extensively on Cuba and the Cuban Revolution. He is the author of Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959. A Critical Assessment published by Haymarket Books in 2011.

Bibliographic information