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Author Brown, Timothy C. (Timothy Charles), 1938-

Title When the AK-47s Fall Silent : Revolutionaries, Guerrillas, and the Dangers of Peace
Published Chicago : Hoover Institution Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (353 pages)
Series Hoover press publication ; serie 476
Hoover press publicaiton ; serie 476
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Foreword-Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- ""¡Hijo de Puta! Why Did We Ever Fight?""; Part I Revolutionaries; Chapter 2 -- José Obidio ""Pepe"" Puente Leoń, the Living Link; Chapter 3 -- Alejandro Pérez Bustamante, Sandino's Bodyguard; Chapter 4 -- Alejandro Martínez Sáenz, Comandante Martínez; Chapter 5 -- Plutarco Elías Hernández Sancho, Comandante Marcial; Chapter 6 -- José Eduardo Sancho Castañeda, Comandante Fermán Cienfuegos; Part II Guerrillas
Chapter 7 -- Encarnación Baldivia Chavarria, Comandante TigrilloChapter 8 -- Oscar Sobalvarro Garcia, Comandante Culebral Rubén; Chapter 9 -- Saris Pérez, Angélica María; Chapter 10 -- Salomón Osorno Coleman, Comandante Blass; Part III The Dangers of Peace; Chapter 11 -- Ambassador Myles R.R. Frechette, anAmerican Diplomat; Chapter 12 -- Major General Ian Douglas, a United Nations General; Chapter 13 -- Sergio Caramagna, an OAS Peacemaker; Chapter 14 -- Timothy Charles Brown, Editor; Appendix; End Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary The majority of Latin American revolutionaries and guerrillas have now laid down their weapons and opted to participate in that region's democratic processes. What brought about this transformation? When the AK-47s Fall Silent brings together for the first time many of these former Latin revolutionaries from both sides of the conflicts-who tell their own stories, in their own words
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-304 and index
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Subject Conflict management -- Central America -- Congresses.
Counterrevolutionaries -- Nicaragua -- Biography -- Congresses.
Guerrillas -- El Salvador -- Biography -- Congresses.
Guerrillas -- Nicaragua -- Biography -- Congresses.
Insurgency -- El Salvador -- History -- Congresses.
Revolutionaries -- Nicaragua -- Biography -- Congresses.
Nicaragua -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Personal narratives -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817998438 (electronic bk.)
0817998489 (electronic bk.)
9780817998431 (electronic bk.)
9780817998486 (electronic bk.)