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With Masses and Arms: Peru's Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement

Miguel La Serna


Miguel La Serna’s gripping history of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) provides vital insight into both the history of modern Peru and the link between political violence and the culture of communications in Latin America. Smaller than the well-known Shining Path but just as remarkable, the MRTA emerged in the early 1980s at the beginning of a long and bloody civil war. Taking a close look at the daily experiences of women and men who fought on both sides of the conflict, this fast-paced narrative explores the intricacies of armed action from the ground up. While carrying out a ca ... More

Keywords: Peru, MRTA, Tupac Amaru, Shining Path, Guerrillas

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469655970
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655970.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Miguel La Serna, author
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill