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Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Tanya Harmer


This biography of Beatriz Allende (1942–1977)—revolutionary doctor and daughter of Chile’s socialist president, Salvador Allende—portrays what it means to live, love, and fight for change. Inspired by the Cuban Revolution, Beatriz and her generation drove political campaigns, university reform, public health programs, internationalist guerrilla insurgencies, and government strategies. Centering Beatriz’s life within the global contours of the Cold War era, Tanya Harmer exposes the promises and paradoxes of the revolutionary wave that swept through Latin America in the long 1960s. Drawing on ex ... More

Keywords: Beatriz Allende, Chile, Cold War, Cuban Revolution, Exile, Latin America, Long 1960s, Revolution, Solidarity, Women

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469654294
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanya Harmer, author
London School of Economics and Political Science