Uruguay's Tupamaros: The Urban Guerrilla

Uruguyan police operatives search for members of the MLN-Tupamaros in the sewer

A comprehensive and analytical account of the birth, growth, and destruction of Uruguay's Tupamaro urban guerrilla movement.

CONTENTS

Chapters

1 IDEOLOGY: THE VIEW AND THE MODEL*

The View of the Present
The Model for the Future
Nationalism: In Search of National Identity
The Creation of Socialism
Conclusions

2 IDEOLOGY: STRATEGIES*

Military strategies
The Use of Violence
Guerrilla Warfare
The Urban Guerrilla
Power Duality
Political strategies
Aggregate Mobilization
Sectoral Mobilization
El Salto
Conclusions

3 MEMBERSHIP AND INTERNAL ORGANIZATION

Membership
Occupation
Age
Sex
Nationality
Conclusions
Notes

4 TACTICS

Supply
Propaganda
Intimidation and Reprisals
Sabotage
Conclusions
Notes

5 THE GOVERNMENT VERSUS THE TUPAMAROS

1962-70
The National Police
The Presidency
1971-72
The Armed Forces
The Presidency
Notes

EPILOGUE
DOCUMENTS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
RELATED TITLES

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Oct 20 2017 07:57

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  • [i]Hopefully, the Tupamaros Will not be taken as a model of what a revolutionary group ought to look like or even aim for. They are an example of how far a social movement can get when it does not follow established patterns and standard models. [/i]

    Arturo Porzecanski

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