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Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Iñigo García-Bryce

Abstract

Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America’s key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. This political biography of Haya chronicles his dramatic odyssey as founder of the highly influential anti-imperialist American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA), as a political theorist whose philosophy shifted gradually from Marxism to democracy, and as a seasoned opposition figure repeatedly jailed and exiled by his own government. A genius of political propaganda, he created a transnational party. Haya rejected ... More

Keywords: populism, transnationalism, anti-Imperialism, middle class, political propaganda, Indoamerica, Marxism, homosexuality, Mexican Revolution, Cold War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469636573
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Iñigo García-Bryce, author
University of California, Santa Barbara