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The African Dream: The diaries of the Revolutionary War in the Congo
by Ernesto Che Guevara, Translated by Patrick Camiller
Book Description: Ernesto "Che" Guevara was one of the greatest exemplars of the revolutionary 1960s, a man whose heroic adventures were essential to the success of the Cuban Revolution and whose legend fired the imaginations of a whole generation. In 1965, amid worldwide conjecture, Guevara left Cuba, where he was a minister in Fidel Castro's postrevolutionary government, and traveled incognito to the heart of Africa. People's hero Patrice Lumumba had recently been assassinated, and Guevara was to put his theories of guerrilla warfare to use helping the oppressed people of the Congo throw off the yoke of colonial imperialism. The first task was to assist the young Laurent Kabila in his struggle against Mobutu and Tshombe, the two key figures in the newly independent nation. For the first time, The African Dream collects Guevara's unabridged journals of the expedition. They are the record of the bitter failure of a political and ideological dream, and a telling complement to the subsequent rise of Kabila and his recent demise. Most of all, the diaries afford the reader a very personal insight into the thoughts and emotions of Che Guevara, the twentieth century's great revolutionary martyr.
Paperback - 304 pages 1 Amer Ed edition (October 7, )
Grove Press; ISBN: 0802138349

Che : Images of a Revolutionary
by Fernando Diego Garcia (Compiler), Oscar Sola (Compiler)
Paperback - 224 pages (October 1, )
Pluto Press; ISBN: 0745317006

Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution
by Peter McLaren, Ana Maria Araujo Freire
(Hardcover)

The Bolivian Diary of Ernesto Che Guevara
by Mary-Alice Waters (Editor), et al
(Hardcover)

Che Guevara : A Revolutionary Life
by Jon Lee Anderson
(Paperback)

The Complete Bolivian Diaries of Che Guevara, and Other Captured Documents
by Ernesto Guevara, et al
(Paperback -- June )

Guerrilla Warfare : Che Guevara
by Ernesto Guevara, Marc Becker (Introduction)
(Paperback)

Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War 1956-58
by Ernesto Che Guevara, Mary-Alice Waters (Editor)
(Paperback)

Compañero: vida y muerte del Che Guevara
by Jorge G. Castaneda, Jorge G. Castaaneda
(Paperback)

Companero : The Life and Death of Che Guevara
by Jorge G. Castaneda, Jorge G. Castaaneda
(Paperback)

Fertile Ground : Che Guevara and Bolivia
by Rodolfo Saldana, et al
(Paperback)

Che Guevara, Cuba, and the Road to Socialism (New International, No 8)
by Ernesto Che Guevara, et al
(Paperback - June 1991)

Che in Africa: Che Guevara's Congo Diary
from Ocean Press

Che Guevara Speaks : Selected Speeches and Writings
by Ernesto Che Guevara
(Paperback)

The Fall of Che Guevara : A Story of Soldiers, Spies, and Diplomats
by Henry Butterfield Ryan
(Hardcover)

Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America : A Comparative Study of Insurgents and Regimes Since 1956
by Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley
Listed under Revolutions

Motorcycle Diaries : A Journey Around South America
by Ernesto Che Guevara, Ann Wright (Translator)
Full of high drama and comedy, The Motorcycle Diaries is the story of a remarkable road journey in the words of a 23-year-old medical student known as "Che". There are fights, parties, and serious drinking. There are also moving examples of Guevara's idealism and solidarity with the oppressed, in this vivid record of what for others would have been the adventure of a lifetime. No biographical study or understanding of Che Guevara is complete without the reading of his diaries recording his thoughts as he journeyed around South America. Midwest Book Review
Paperback
Verso Books; ASIN:1859840663
Recommended
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Chasing Che : A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
by Patrick Symmes
Listed under Motorcycle Touring
 
 

Che Guevara on DVD

El Che: Investigating A Legend () VHS
Format: Color, NTSC
Studio: Kultur Video

Ernesto Che Guevara, The Bolivian Diary () - English subtitles VHS
Following the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro's trusted comrade Ernesto Che Guevara found himself becoming a bureaucrat. Seeking a return to action, Che eventually traveled in secret to Bolivia in 1966, hoping to foment a revolution on the South American mainland that would spread throughout all of Latin America. This documentary, which relies greatly on a journal Che kept during his time in Bolivia, as well as interviews with contemporaries who fought in the hills with him, provides an insightful look at his thoughts during the last year of his life. Che's apparent intent in Bolivia was, of course, to copy the success of the Cuban Revolution, but the words of his journal, as read in the documentary, betray his increasing hopelessness. His band of guerrillas was tiny and hungry, often more concerned with killing birds for food than with any principles of global revolution. According to those who appear on camera to speak of Guevara's final days, it seems the peasants were terrified of getting involved. Tracking Guevara's movements through the Bolivian mountains, the documentary proceeds at a leisurely pace, but it also provides a great deal of information about Guevara's final days, leading up to his execution by Bolivian troops acting, some say, under the direction of the CIA. --Robert J. McNamara - Amazon.com
Director: Richard Dindo
Format: Color, Black & White, NTSC
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