When the AK-47s Fall Silent : Revolutionaries, Guerrillas, and the Dangers of Peace.

By: Brown, Timothy CPublisher: Stanford : Hoover Institution Press, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (353 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780817998431Subject(s): Insurgency -- El Salvador -- History -- Congresses.;Guerrillas -- Nicaragua -- Biography -- Congresses.;Guerrillas -- El Salvador -- Biography -- Congresses.;Revolutionaries -- Nicaragua -- Biography -- Congresses.;Counterrevolutionaries -- Nicaragua -- Biography -- Congresses.;Conflict management -- Central America -- Congresses.;Nicaragua -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Personal narratives -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: When the AK-47s Fall Silent : Revolutionaries, Guerrillas, and the Dangers of PeaceDDC classification: 972.84 LOC classification: F1528 -- .W496 2000ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Front Cover -- Title Page -- Half Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Foreword-Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 - "¡Hijo de Puta! Why Did We Ever Fight? -- Part I Revolutionaries -- Chapter 2 - José Obidio "Pepe" Puente Leoń, the Living Link -- Chapter 3 - Alejandro Pérez Bustamante, Sandino's Bodyguard -- Chapter 4 - Alejandro Martínez Sáenz, Comandante Martínez -- Chapter 5 - Plutarco Elías Hernández Sancho, Comandante Marcial -- Chapter 6 - José Eduardo Sancho Castañeda, Comandante Fermán Cienfuegos -- Part II Guerrillas -- Chapter 7 - Encarnación Baldivia Chavarria,Comandante Tigrillo -- Chapter 8 - Oscar Sobalvarro Garcia, Comandante Culebral Rubén -- Chapter 9 - Saris Pérez, Angélica María -- Chapter 10 - Salomón Osorno Coleman, Comandante Blass -- Part III The Dangers of Peace -- Chapter 11 - Ambassador Myles R. R. Frechette, anAmerican Diplomat -- Chapter 12 - Major General Ian Douglas, a United Nations General -- Chapter 13 - Sergio Caramagna, an OAS Peacemaker -- Chapter 14 - Timothy Charles Brown, Editor -- Appendix -- End Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: The majority of Latin American revolutionaries and guerrillas have now laid down their weapons and opted to participate in that region's democratic processes. What brought about this transformation? When the AK-47s Fall Silent brings together for the first time many of these former Latin revolutionaries from both sides of the conflicts-who tell their own stories, in their own words.
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Front Cover -- Title Page -- Half Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Foreword-Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 - "¡Hijo de Puta! Why Did We Ever Fight? -- Part I Revolutionaries -- Chapter 2 - José Obidio "Pepe" Puente Leoń, the Living Link -- Chapter 3 - Alejandro Pérez Bustamante, Sandino's Bodyguard -- Chapter 4 - Alejandro Martínez Sáenz, Comandante Martínez -- Chapter 5 - Plutarco Elías Hernández Sancho, Comandante Marcial -- Chapter 6 - José Eduardo Sancho Castañeda, Comandante Fermán Cienfuegos -- Part II Guerrillas -- Chapter 7 - Encarnación Baldivia Chavarria,Comandante Tigrillo -- Chapter 8 - Oscar Sobalvarro Garcia, Comandante Culebral Rubén -- Chapter 9 - Saris Pérez, Angélica María -- Chapter 10 - Salomón Osorno Coleman, Comandante Blass -- Part III The Dangers of Peace -- Chapter 11 - Ambassador Myles R. R. Frechette, anAmerican Diplomat -- Chapter 12 - Major General Ian Douglas, a United Nations General -- Chapter 13 - Sergio Caramagna, an OAS Peacemaker -- Chapter 14 - Timothy Charles Brown, Editor -- Appendix -- End Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

The majority of Latin American revolutionaries and guerrillas have now laid down their weapons and opted to participate in that region's democratic processes. What brought about this transformation? When the AK-47s Fall Silent brings together for the first time many of these former Latin revolutionaries from both sides of the conflicts-who tell their own stories, in their own words.

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