The Western Historiography of Latin American Guerrillas in the Post-Cold War Period
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The Western Historiography of Latin American Guerrillas in the Post-Cold War Period
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Alexey Manukhin 
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Institute for Latin American Studies RAS
Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies RAS
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Abstract

The following article examines the essential features of contemporary studies into left-wing armed movements in Latin America. It takes for the object the theoretical and methodological approaches implemented by the Western historiography while explaining the rise, functioning and development of a “guerrilla” as a social and political phenomenon. The article rests upon extracting the main aspects covered in general works and those examining guerrilla movements in particular countries. Special stress is made on how the researchers determined the prerequisites for the spread of ideas of armed struggle, the case of guerrilla leadership and its contribution to the lives of local communities. 

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Latin America, guerrilla, revolution, theory, historiography, civil conflicts, violence, society
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The article is prepared with financial support from the Russian Scientific Foundation, project No. 19-18-00305 "The Comintern in Latin America: historical traditions and political processes".
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17.06.2020
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31.12.2020
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