The Che Handbook

Barrio, Hilda
Publisher: St, Martins's Press
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Pages: 384
Measurements: 14.00 x 18.00 cm

The Che Handbook gives new life to the values and thinking of the Che Guevara behind the legend, a man who was at once sensitive, passionate, and determined to pursue his socialist dreams to their conclusion. A unique collection of intimate photographs and Che’s own words, this book provides an accessible and authentic portrait of one of the most significant revolutionary figures of the 20th century.

The Che Handbook includes:
–Over 250 images, many never published before
–More than 100 quotations from Che Guevara’s writings, personal correspondence, and speeches
–Newly-published interviews with Che’s close friends and allies
–A collection of remarkable iconic posters and artwork
–A time-line giving the chronology of Che’s life and career
–A map of Che’s revolutionary route through Cuba
–Essays discussing the key moments of Che’s life

Hilda Barrio was born in Havana and studied philosophy and history of art at the University of Havana. She currently works as a freelance cultural researcher. She undertook the picture research for Havana in my Heart: a celebration of Cuban photography by Gareth Jenkins.

Gareth Jenkins was born in England and studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Oxford University, followed by a master’s degree in economics. He is a leading expert on Cuban culture, business, and politics. He is the author of Havana in my Heart: a celebration of Cuban photography.

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