Selected Works of José Carlos Mariátegui (Paperback)

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Jos Carlos Mari tegui was born in Moquegua, Peru, to a poor mestizo family on July 14, 1894. Considered by many to be the father of Latin American Communism, he is celebrated for being the first person to utilize Marxist methods of analysis in order to better understand concrete reality in Peru and for carving a path to revolution based off of these particular historical conditions. As such, he was one of the first Latin American socialists to acknowledge the revolutionary potential of the peasantry and Indigenous peoples. Rather than take a paternalistic or humanitarian position, Mari tegui believed that these overlapping groups needed to be the architects of their own liberation and to do so using their own cultural knowledge, experience, and language.

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ISBN: 9781087951690
ISBN-10: 1087951690
Publisher: Iskra Books
Publication Date: February 20th, 2021
Pages: 154
Language: English