[E–pub/E–book] Guerrillas Journeys in the Insurgent World author Jon Lee Anderson

Informative and educating though sometimes it drags on with uite a bit of meaningless detail I come to expect this from on with uite a bit meaningless detail I ve come to expect this from kind of journalism meant to be entertaining enough like regular television that it might likely keep the masses reading and watchingThe first few chapter It is crazy to read this book in 2018 a vital ANTHROPOLOGICAL LOOK AT THE UNIVERSAL ROOTS OF VIOLENT REVOLUTIONARY look at the universal roots of violent revolutionary and the individuals behind these movements My opinion of this book after only 20 pages was that it was horrible Having completed it that initial opinion is wholly confirmedThe author is imperialistic and definitely has a colonial outlook especially as it regards Western Sahara He fails to ever look at himself or his own Western culture never turning his microscope onto his own preconceptions sympathies and nationalism He never uestions how symbols are used by the uerillas and their followers nor does he ever look outside these communities in order to see how they fit in navigate and struggle against the larger contextHe describes the people who are uerillas as almost without the abilit Good book Focus on Prior to aining international renown for his definitive biography of Che Guevara and first hand reporting on the war in Ira for the New Yorker Jon Lee Anderson wrote Guerrillas a pioneering account of five diverse insurgent movements around the world the mu. Guerrillas Journeys in the Insurgent WorldMeans The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers: Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States guerrilla leadership use to maintain control of civilian populations and their o Read the whole thing No apes This is very clearly a book that was a product of a pre 911 world Anderson looks at five differentuerilla roups Western Sahara s Polisario Front the Karen of Burma the mujahadeen of Afghanistan the Palestinians in Gaza and the FMLA of El SalvadorParts of this book were really insightful and useful of El SalvadorParts of this book were really insightful and useful opened my mind to ideas and expressions I hadn t properly considered The rest was arbage I found the descriptions of people as exotic troublesome and I felt the portrayal of women when it was actually done because women seemingly disappeared in this book he did not speak to many of them were not speak to many of them were condescending Calling a Palestinian woman the fat mother did nothing to endear himself to meI think the epilogue and followup were too short to condense all of what had happened in the past decade since he revisited those places It was a Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth good piece in parts but the whole does not add up chilling lucid true This bookives the accounts of many 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts guerrilla forces spanning thelobe very interestin. Erful firsthand storytelling with balanced penetrating analysis of each situation A work of phenomenal range analytical acuity and human empathy Guerrillas amply demonstrates why Jon Lee Anderson is one of our most important chroniclers of societies in crisi.

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Hree different Guerrilla movements the Polisaro in Morocco indigenous tribesmen in Burma and rebels in central America More about their lives aspirations and the sys Polisaro in Morocco indigenous tribesmen in Burma and rebels in central America More about their lives aspirations and the sys really interesting in field report on some roups most people wouldn t be able to communicate with A rare and objective psychological portrait if at times risking slight romanticization A uick interesting survey of five revolutionaryguerrilla movements of the late 80searly 90s the FMLN five revolutionaryguerrilla movements of the late 80searly 90s the FMLN El Salvador the shabab of Gaza s first intifada the mujaheddin of Afghanistan Afghan not Arab the Karen of Burma and the Polisario of Western Sahara The best aspect of of the book is extensive uotes and slices of everyday life from rank and file fighters Anderson himself can sometimes BE AN INTRUSIVE NARRATIVE PRESENCE AND HE PLAYS UP an intrusive narrative presence and he plays up little too excitedly the exotic nature of the people and places he covers In eneral however he lets the uerrillas stories stand without too much embellishment and he is appropriately clear eyed not only about the repressive circumstances that birth these movements but also the unwholesome anti democratic and sometimes violent. Jahedin of Afghanistan the FMLN of El Salvador the Karen of Burma the Polisario of Western Sahara and a roup of young Palestinians fighting against Israel in the Gaza Strip Making the most of unprecedented direct access to his subjects Anderson combines pow. ,