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Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into cultural here are some cultural books from Uruguay for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Open Veins of Latin America

Open Veins of Latin America : Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano EN

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Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest description of primitive capital accumulation since Marx. Rather than chronology, geography, or political successions, Eduardo Galeano has organized the various facets of Latin American history according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation. Thus he is concerned with gold and silver, cacao and cotton, rubber and coffee, fruit, hi... continue