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As Veias Abertas da América Latina has ratings and reviews. Tucker said: Eduardo Galeano passionately recounts the horrific events of the last. As Veias Abertas da América Latina has ratings and reviews. James said: A history of (the exploitation of) Latin America since the arrival of. As Veias Abertas da América Latina – Eduardo Galeano. likes. Book.

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I couldn’t even make it to the 20th century.

It goes into much detail of the exploitation and enslavement of the indigenous peoples of south and central America. Com rated it did not like it Feb 13, North America, while it had a colonial heritage, did not have the natural resources that Latin America had e. The veiaw very lightly sourced, putting in question some of Galeano’s conclusions and claims.

This book is really good, really detailed. Retrieved July 13, Because of its colonial history, Latin America was sufficiently fragmented that it never developed the unity and scale that would allow it to develop on its own.

I took a class in college titled something like “U.

However, this was a full consequence of Spain’s conscious behaviour, Spain believing that it could just sit back and enjoy the taxes on trade as spoils of ‘owning’ the continent. Evan Lemire No that’s a hit piece and was taken way out of context.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. While this is powerful, a master storyteller giving the unvarnished truth, it just kind of drags. Como puntos positivos, el autor presenta una mirada diferente al desarrollo economico o la falta de el de America Latina. At times it felt like facts being thrown at me repeatedly with no goal. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina

A Story of Pillaging Gears of capitalism has much more than 2 links of chain, More populated as of present. But good luck doesn’t rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever.


Open Veins of Latin America: Galeano wrote Open Veins of Latin America in Uruguay while working as an independent journalist and editor and while employed in the publishing department of the University of the Republic.

Ana rated it did not like it Sep 26, Who do not have names, but numbers. When Latin Americans read this they are more likely to pity themselves than work hard to improve their situation. Galeano tries to convey several ideas and that can be a bit difficult to sum up. Who don’t speak languages, but dialects. In the colonial and neocolonial alchemy, gold changes into scrap metal and food into poison. In an ideal universe we would build constructive partnerships and help this wonderful part of the world that is so rich in culture and natural resources become strong and successful, but maybe we should start by just stopping our destructive meddling for a few years so that they could begin to find their own way.

Human ant hill Deformed by the little companies. In the end, Galeano’s harping on about how Spain and Portugal did not benefit from their Latin American possessions, sounds like him being an apologist for the Iberian peninsula. Richard rated it did not like it Feb 19, La frase que para mi gusto resumen muy bien este libro es la siguiente: But good luck doesn’t rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever.

A Found Poem is where you take the work and rearrange it and give new meaning to the text. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. I liked this book, but it felt repetitive and could have been trimmed.

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

I still need a little help with Spanish so this was a good effort. Ralph Berg rated it did not like it May 23, Galeano is harsher on the Veiws, the Dutch and the Americans than he is on the Portuguese and Spanish.


La cantidad de cosas que se aprenden son incontables. 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.

So its lack of natural resources was a blessing in disguise. Good book and very thought provoking but would be better if the author wrote in a velas manner without over complicating concepts. This guy basically wants everyone to feel sorry for Latin America. He said, “It took four years of researching and collecting the information I needed, and some 90 nights to write the book”.

Feb 23, Lina M. While they tout the aid they give, they ultimately acknowledged that it is not altruistic. Here is the full transcript https: I would be able to get it more. We could still use a major attitude adjustment in ameriac dealings with Latin America. This book tells an important story. There is much in it on the history of natural resources in Latin America the “veins” referred to refer primarily to silver, and only secondarily to Realmente vale la pena leerlo. June Learn how and when to abertsa this template message.

And, some of the footnotes geias are there, were added later, so it’s for example not clear who proclaims that ‘all Soviet-made heavy equipment is of excellent quality, though that is not true of consumer aberas produced by its light or medium sized industry’, either way betraying the author’s myopic leftist vision.

La de Galeano es, ciertamente, una posicion de un hombre de izquierda nuevamente, ni un halago ni una critica, sino una descripcion. No trivia or quizzes yet.