Ernesto Che Guevara

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Infobase Publishing, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 129 pages
Immortalized in fashion, film, and music, Ernesto Che Guevara was a trained doctor, writer, military leader, and revolutionaryOComore than just a man emblazoned on a T-shirt. When he was a young medical student, Guevara traveled throughout South America, where he witnessed people living in terrible poverty. After, Guevara became a radical activist, one in favor of world revolution as a way to achieve economic equality. These views led him to Fidel Castro, then a Cuban revolutionary, and the two worked with others to overthrow the U.S.-backed Cuban government under Fulgencio Batista. After this successful insurrection, Guevara went on to incite further revolutions in other countries, an occupation that would result in his death. This new biography, filled with detailed photographs and handy reference features, offers an insightful narrative tale of a man who acted on his beliefs.
 

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ERNESTO CHE GUEVARA,WHO WAS A TRAINED DOCTOR ,WAS A WRITER ,HE WRITE MANY BOOKS ,LIKE THE BOIGRAPHY OF HER LIFE ,BOLIVIAN DIARY,THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES,AND GUERRILLA WERFARE,AND MANY MORES.

Contents

The Man on the Tshirt
6
A Good Family
17
A Journey of Discovery
31
A Revolutionary Is Born
46
The Revolution Begins
57
Victory and Its Aftermath
72
Breaking Away
89
The Road to Martyrdom
102
Chronology
113
Notes
117
Bibliography
119
Further Reading
121
Picture
122
Index
123
About the Author
128
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