Synopses & Reviews
"Should be on the required reading lists of the Chiefs of Staff and (the President's) advisers."
--"The Western Political Quarterly
Startlingly relevant to our own time, Che's essays in this manifesto on asymmetrical warfare established the principles of waging a popular rebellion. Che outlines his theories, and discusses their application in Cuba and elsewhere. His belief that insurrection relies equally on practical and "romantic" elements has, literally, changed the world.
A new, authorized and revised edition of a classic 1960s text on revolution by Che Guevara.
About the Author
One of Time magazine's "icons of the century, " Ernesto Che Guevara was born in Argentina and studied medicine. After meeting Fidel Castro in Mexico, he joined the revolutionary forces that overthrew the Batista dictatorship in Cuba. He later led guerrilla missions to Africa and Bolivia, where he was killed by CIA-backed forces. · Harry "Pombo" Villegas fought alongside Che in the Cuban revolutionary war and later joined his missions to Africa and Bolivia. He still lives in Cuba.