OldSoul : Open Veins of Latin America - Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent

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    Open Veins of Latin America was written by Eduardo Galeano in Uruguay in 1971. During this period Galeano was working as a journalist, editing books, and was employed in the publishing department of the University of the Republic. Galeano states that "it took four years of researching and collecting the information I needed, and some 90 nights to write the book".
    Shortly after the publishing of Open Veins of Latin America, in 1973, a military junta took power in Uruguay forcing Galeano into exile. As a result of the book's left-wing perspective it was banned under the right-wing military governments of Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
    ...Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez gave United States President Barack Obama a Spanish copy of Open Veins of Latin America as a gift at the 5th Summit of the Americas in 2009.
    (Full book in pdf: http://www.e-reading-lib.org/bookreader.php/149187/Open_Veins_of_Latin_America.pdf)
     
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