As veias abertas da América Latina (Portuguese Edition) by [Galeano, Eduardo]. Kindle App Ad Um livro (infelizmente) atual. A L relança As veias abertas da. 11 abr. Autor disse que “As Veias Abertas da América Latina” foi escrito por um jovem sem conhecer devidamente economia política. Livro: As veias abertas da América Latina – Eduardo Galeano.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Evan Lemire No that’s a hit piece and was taken way out of context. Galeano wrote Open Veins of Latin America in Uruguay while working as an independent journalist and editor and while employed in the publishing department of the University of the Republic.

The most popular items in Book”. But good luck doesn’t rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever. The nobodies, who are not worth the bullet that kills them. There were many words I still didn’t know or had to brush up on so I made a “Found Poem”.

Learned a lot from the book, only complaints deal with the structure.

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However, the feudal system which lasted in Eastern Europe until the early years of the 20th century, was little better than what could be found in Latin America. While we certainly need books about the ways in which colonialism has wrecked parts of the world, I found the book to be highly unreadable. This book is really good, really detailed. 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.


I took it one step further and translated it from the Spanish. While in North America the settlers wanted to build a new independent society, in South America the main activity was taking resources back to Europe.

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Un classico della cattiva coscienza del primo mondo, una sintesi militante assai datata, ma epica. Like many other people, I discovered this book when Hugo Chavez gave it as a present evias Barack Obama. It is az “A Story of Pillaging” and I hope you like it: Como puntos positivos, el autor presenta una mirada diferente al desarrollo economico o la falta de el de America Latina.

But, as we all know, that story is a bit too cute and oversimplified.

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Apparently their money and connections, allowing them to not have to face the dictatorships in their home countries, was worth more than anything they could have fought for at home. Stories of Almost Everyone ” “. June Learn how and when to remove this template message.

En general considero que es un libro interesante por lo que cuenta, porque da un enfoque distinto a la historia, porque hace una defensa de los olvidados On many occasions I found myself googling events the author was mentioning. Refresca entender que la historia tiene mas de una interpretacion.


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In the end, Galeano’s harping on about how Spain and Portugal did not benefit from their Latin American possessions, sounds like him being an apologist for the Iberian peninsula. No es una revision desapasionada de algunos episodios de la historia latinoamericana de los ultimos anios.

I would be able to get it more. An interesting book — it has been influential in some circles — and it is certainly finely written. Galeano is harsher on the Brits, the Dutch and the Americans than he is on the Portuguese and Spanish.

Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent”.

Because of its colonial history, Latin America was sufficiently fragmented that it never developed the unity and scale that would allow it to develop on its own. The United States held itself out as a benevolent big brother type in the hemisphere, but really it just used its privileged position and burgeoning might to pivro off what Europe had been doing to line its own coffers since the s.

On the other hand, the following chapters a bit boring.