Becoming the Tupamaros: Solidarity and Transnational by Lindsey Churchill

By Lindsey Churchill

In Becoming the Tupamaros, Lindsey Churchill explores an alternate narrative of US-Latin American family members by way of not easy long-held assumptions concerning the nature of progressive pursuits just like the Uruguayan Tupamaros staff. A violent and cutting edge association, the Tupamaros proven that Latin American guerrilla teams throughout the chilly struggle did greater than take aspects in a conflict of Soviet and US ideologies. fairly, they digested info and strategies with out discrimination, making a homegrown and certain kind of revolution.

Churchill examines the connection among country repression and innovative resistance, the transnational connections among the Uruguayan Tupamaro revolutionaries and leftist teams within the US, and problems with gender and sexuality inside those routine. Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver, for instance, turned symbols of resistance in either the U.S. and Uruguay. and whereas a lot of the Uruguayan left and plenty of different progressive teams in Latin the United States serious about motherhood as inspiring women's politics, the Tupamaros disdained conventional structures of femininity for woman warring parties. finally, Becoming the Tupamaros revises our knowing of what makes a move actually revolutionary.

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