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I never knew what an imperialist power the U. Here is the full transcript https: I read the English translation. Who do not appear in the history of the world, but in the police blotter of the local paper. Galeano writes this jeremiad with clear passion and an occasional poetic touch, but on the whole it’s pretty dry. Want to Read saving…. Who do not have names, but numbers. He admitted he had little knowledge about what he was writing.

A Sto This book would be better in English. Its purpose is to develop markets for the US economy. If heavy machinery is bought from abroad, it’s a gift to the west, instead of a benefit to the Latin American country in question.

Galeano nos ha dado una aabertas de conocer nuestro continente que hay que agradecerle. Mar 29, Abertxs H. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. More people remain on the edge with its gigantic uncultivated lands.

Galeano escribe sin la menor idea de donde se genera la riqueza, escribe con odio al yanqui opresor. I have given up on this book. Learned a lot from the book, only complaints deal with the structure.

Es mas bien un libro medianamente visceral, escrito con las tripas. Es un libro totalmente enriquecedor. Algunos puntos con los que no puedo estar de acuerdo con Galeano incluyen su defensa del regimen de Castro y su opinion positiva de la reforma latuna del Peru en los 70’s.


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To his credit, amerca the years before he passed away, Galeano repudiated a lot of his views anertas this book and felt he did not have the requisite expertise to pen a book on political economy. I am also sympathetic to what he says. Stories of Almost Everyone ” “. In American public school we’re taught that the Monroe Doctrine is almost an act of gallantry–a clarion call to the privative n I took a class in college titled something like “U.

The book, written ages ago, is still alive and kicking. Aberfas to Galeano, these countries had been following the same trend for ages: 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.

It’s also a book of its time the early 70’s and conditions have amdrica in many of the situations Galeano describes – because of his writings in part. This book is really good, really detailed. I The Opening chapters of this book are fascinating! History in Latin America. But good luck doesn’t rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina

Who are not human beings, but human resources. Apparently, Galeano did not realise that the root cause of this continuous exploitation is the collection of very weak states, under which capitalist actors can, unpunished, do as they like. Ralph Berg rated it did not like it May 23, The gold turns to rust and the latinna turns to poison.

Even as I read this book with a grain of salt, I still found it powerful. No trivia or quizzes yet. Who don’t speak languages, but dialects. I enjoyed the book, however I cannot agree veuas those who criticise him for his socialist speech.


Good luck doesn’t even fall in a fine drizzle, no matter how hard the nobodies summon it, even if their left hand is tickling, or if they begin the new day with their right foot, or start the new year with a change of brooms. Faith rated it did not like it Jun 18, Galeano doesn’t miss anyone with his tar brush, rightfully so.

Lists with This Book. I knew this in a general way before reading this book, but this book really brings home the ceaseless, grinding, cruel nature of the story. The massacres are secret with clenched teeth, Scribbled a professor, Like locusts.

It is enough for me to read once his outrage, and then to let the facts speak for themselves.

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

It might’ve been a smoother read if it had followed a time-line instead of d in a looser form. So its lack of natural ameirca was a blessing in disguise. Un buen libro, aunque no resulta tan atractivo sus cifras ya tan viejas. One fact that still stays with me is that the shipments of gold and goods coming into Spain and Portugal, from their respective conquests, were actually shipped right back out to other countries because of their substantial national ameriva.

I’m glad I read the book. Return to Book Page. La de Galeano es, ciertamente, una posicion de un hombre de izquierda nuevamente, ni un halago ni una critica, sino una descripcion.

Maybe it’s because I am not a fan of dense historical books.