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Author Markarian, Vania, 1971- author

Title Uruguay, 1968 : student activism from global counterculture to Molotov cocktails / Vania Markarian ; translated by Laura Pérez Carrara ; foreword by Eric Zolov
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
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Series Violence in Latin American history ; 1
Violence in Latin American history ; 1
Contents Students take to the streets -- Coordinates of a cycle of protest -- On violence -- The unions and the movement -- The Lefts and the students -- Paths and paradoxes of revolutionary action -- Militant mystiques -- Youth cultures -- More nuances -- Conclusion : 1968 and the emergence of a "New Left."
Summary "The tumultuous 1960s saw a generation of Latin American youth enter into political life in unprecedented numbers. Though some have argued that young-radical movements were inspired by the culture and politics of social movements burgeoning in Europe and the United States, youth activism developed its own distinct form in Latin America. In this book, Vania Markarian explores how the Uruguayan student movement of 1968 shaped the positions of leftist politics in the country for decades to come. She considers how students borrowed and invented their own new culture of radicalism to achieve revolutionary change in Uruguay and in Latin America as a whole. By exploring the intersection of activism, political violence, and youth culture, Uruguay, 1968 offers new insights on such subjects as the "New Left" and "revolutionary Left" that are central to our historical understanding of the 1960s across the globe"--Provided by publisher
Notes "Originally published as El 68 uruguayo: El movimiento estudiantil entre molotovs y música beat (Buenos Aires: Editorial de la Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, 2012). Copyright © Vania Markarian 2015."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject College students -- Political activity -- Uruguay -- History -- 20th century.
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Student movements -- Uruguay -- History -- 20th century.
Youth -- Uruguay -- History -- 20th century -- Attitudes.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Pérez Carrara, Laura, translator
Zolov, Eric, writer of foreword
LC no. 2016039881
ISBN 0520964357 (electronic bk.)
9780520964358 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles 68 uruguayo. English