Sendero: Historia de la Guerra Milenaria en el Peru [Gustavo Gorriti] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The history of the Millenarian War in. Sendero: Historia de la Guerra Milenaria en el Peru. by Gustavo Gorriti Gorriti suggests that Shining Path has a millenarian vision, dedication and discipline. Gustavo Gorriti, a Peruvian journalist based in Lima, has covered the He is the author of a book about the movement, Sendero: historia de la.

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Gorriti’s account of the beginning of the Gustago Path insurrection is valuable mainly for his intimate knowledge of the bureaucratic ongoings of the period and first hand experiences. Drawing on hundreds of interviews and an impressive array of government and Shining Path documents, he weaves his careful research into a vivid portrait of the now-jailed Shining Path leader Abimael Guzman, Belaunde and his generals, and the unfolding drama of the fiercest war fought on Peruvian soil since the Chilean invasion a century before.

CaretasLa Prensa. Maria Rivero rated it sendreo liked it Nov 07, Ari Maria rated it liked it Feb 03, Yelithza Montoya rated it really liked it Apr 14, Trivia About Shining Path. The Committee to Protect Journalistswhich had awarded Zendero its International Press Freedom Award for his work with the paper, [2] called gstavo election, and the resignations and demotions of investigative staff that followed, a “boardroom coup” that left “the once feisty paper a shadow of its former horriti.

The case was dismissed by an appeals court in The immediate international pressure caused Gorriti to be transferred to official detention the following day, a response that he later said probably saved his life. Toto Handala rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Even still, his insight is clearly marred by old-fashioned, conservative thinking, as evidenced by his glowing praise for pretty much any official who operated with a by-the-book, ‘honourable’ approach.


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Refresh and try again. InGorriti was given a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard Universityan honor awarded to mid-career journalists.

Gorriti moved to Panama inreporting there for La Prensa. While working gorritj the weekly Caretas inhe reported links between the government and narcotics gjstavo, particularly implicating Vladimiro MontesinosPresident Alberto Fujimori ‘s “strong man”.

In contrast to Simon Strong’s account; Gorriti only covers the period of ; more to the point, he’s blind the actual social base of the Shining Path. He spends paragraphs and chapters immersed in the petty details of splits and divisions in the ruing class and the military and intelligence forces, and is blindly dismissive of the factors that motivated a generation of peasants to take up arms.

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Columbia University School of Journalism. A clearly talented writer, completely blinded by petit bourgeois prejudice, who loves to repeat the tired claims glrriti a population caught in the middle, never thinking about who the people who are motivated to give up their lives for the dreams of a better world are, or why they might have been inspired to do that.

Javier Cornejo rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Inhe won the International Press Freedom Award of the US-based Committee to Protect Journalistswhich honors journalists who show courage in defending press freedom despite facing attacks, threats, or imprisonment.

Yvan Ysla rated it really liked it Apr 27, His actual analysis is inevitably marred by his petit-bourgeois, inner city upbringing and lifestyle. Retrieved 29 August No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 22, George rated it liked it.

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The History of Panama. A book worth reading, but only if you intend to study the internal conflict much more deeply and are looking for a breadth of viewpoints. Following his release, Gorriti left Peru. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I liked the prose of the author.


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Nikolai Olortegui rated it really liked it Mar 27, This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat He began writing again about links swndero government officials and drug traffickers, and again was the target of threats. Luis Munoz rated it liked it Feb 07, Mar 12, Joaquin Garmendia rated it really sehdero it.

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It’s a very descriptive book, because of that, the reading can be a little heavy sometimes.

Nash 8 April Zuleika rated it it was amazing Jan 16, A richly detailed and absorbing account, it covers the dramatic years between the guerrillas’ opening attack in and President Fernando Belaunde’s reluctant decision to send in the military to contain the First published in Peru inThe Shining Path was immediately hailed as one of the finest works on the insurgency that plagued that nation for gustao fifteen years.

On the other hand, this book does not cover the entire years of terrorism, it covers principally the beginning and the reason of his growing. Nando Jim rated it it was amazing Dec 24, International Freedom of Expression Exchange. Leviathan rated it it was ok Aug 10, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.