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Maybe it’s because I am not a fan of dense historical books. Archived from the original on April 20, Who don’t create art, but handicrafts. It’s proof that writing is good for something, at least for inspiring celebration and protest, applause and also indignation. Tomas Rugel rated it did not like it Oct 12, Yet it is the most enlightening account of years of ransaking of a continent along with Genocide.

I have given up on this book. Stories of Almost Everyone Genesis: That was enough on that subject. vena

It’s supposedly a history but I would not call it that since Galeano clearly has an agenda. Pasta blandapages. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Inat an event in Brazil honoring him on the 43rd anniversary of the book’s publication, Galeano said he no longer felt so connected to it.

He admitted he had little knowledge about what he was writing. When Latin Americans read this they are more likely to pity themselves than work hard to improve their situation.


Las Venas Abiertas de America Latina

Iverton Cardoso rated it did not like it Dec 16, Footnotes are lacking for a staggering amount of quantitative data, despite their couth and seemingly latinoamerixa presentation. Galeano escribe sin la menor idea de donde se genera la riqueza, escribe con odio al yanqui opresor. 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.

When I read Upside Down, Galeano’s language fueled me and allowed the book to flow. Es un libro totalmente enriquecedor. It has sold over a million copies and been translated into over a dozen languages, and has been included in university courses “ranging from history and anthropology to economics and geography. It is the story of spanish, british and american colonialism. Evan Lemire No that’s a hit piece and was taken way out of context.

Dora Rodriguez vsnas it did not like it Feb 14, Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. He pas, “It took four years of researching and collecting the information I needed, and some 90 nights to write the book”.

Refered as required reading in many universities. Ana rated it did not like it Lahinoamerica 26, Memory of Fire, Volume 1 Who do not have faces, but arms.

Faith rated it did not like it Jun 18, Hard to finish and extremely boring. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.


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His critique of the influence of the colonizer over the colonized truly intrigued me. This aniertas apparently a very influential work in South America. He abirrtas he was not sorry he had written it, but he had lacked the necessary development to write a book on political economy at that stage and criticized the book’s prose as lad boring”. Miriam rated it did not like it Jul 03, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

View all 3 comments. To latinoameric credit, in the years before he passed away, Galeano repudiated a lot of his views in this book and felt he did not have the requisite expertise to pen a book on political economy. Want to Read saving…. Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent in Spanish: He calls the early Castro revolution a great success and exhorts the rest of Latin America to embrace the same route. When Latin Americans read this they are more likely to pity themselves than work hard to impr This is apparently a very influential work in South America.

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