TITLE

THE WAR OF THE PHILOSOPHER-KING

AUTHOR(S)
Gorriti, Gustavo
PUB. DATE
June 1990
SOURCE
New Republic;6/18/90, Vol. 202 Issue 25, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article traces the evolution of the Communist Party of Peru, known as the Shining Path. Origins of the organization under the leadership of Abimael Guzman; Profile of Guzman, including background and rise to power; Role of China and the Soviet Union in the Shining Path's development; Primary objectives of the party; Resulting violence and terror in Peru; How the United States has responded.
ACCESSION #
9006182001

 

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