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By Dirk Kruijt

Three parallel wars have been fought within the latter 1/2 the 20th century in El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. This attention-grabbing research of the "guerrilla new release" is predicated on in-depth interviews with either guerrilla comandantes and political and army leaders of the time. Dirk Kruijt analyzes the goals and achievements, the successes and screw ups, the utopias and dystopias of a whole vital American iteration and its leaders. Guerrillas levels largely, from the guerrilla movement's origins in poverty, oppression and exclusion; its strategies in struggle; the ill-fated scan with Sandinista executive in Nicaragua; and the following "normalization" of guerrilla hobbies inside democratic societies.   

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