Category Archives: Eduardo Galeano

Galeano, Eduardo. Walking Words (With woodcuts by Jose Francisco Borges). W.W. Norton & Co. London, UK and New York, USA.

Any book by Galeano is a treat with his vivid imagery and brilliant insights into Latin American history and colonization; the Borges’ illustrations are particularly delightful. Galeano’s most famous book is OPEN VEINS OF LATIN AMERICA.

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Galeano, Eduardo. OPEN VEINS OF LATIN AMERICA: five centuries of the pillage of a continent. 1973, 1997. Monthly Review Press. New York, USA.

“In the years since the first edition of Open Veins, history has not ceased to be a cruel mistress to us…The system has multiplied hunger and fear; wealth has become more and more concentrated, poverty, more and more widespread. That … Continue reading

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