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Book review: Che Guevara: His Revolutionary Legacy, written by Olivier Besancenot and Michael LöwyBook review: Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution, written by Helen Yaffe

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AbstractIn this review of Che Guevara: His Revolutionary Legacy by Olivier Besancenot and Michael Löwy and Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution by Helen Yaffe, I consider Ché’s relevance to both contemporary anti-capitalist activism and our understanding of the problems of post-revolutionary socialist construction.

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1. Besancenot Olivier , Löwy Michael Membrez James Che Guevara: His Revolutionary Legacy 2009 New York Monthly Review Press
2. Corrigan Philip Richard D. , Ramsay Harvie , Sayer Derek Socialist Construction and Marxist Theory: Bolshevism and Its Critique 1978 New York Monthly Review Press
3. Farber Samuel "‘The Resurrection of Che Guevara’" New Politics 1998 Vol 7 1 available at: < >
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6. Lotta Raymond Maoist Economics and the Revolutionary Road to Communism: The Shanghai Textbook 1994 New York Banner Press
7. Löwy Michael The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare 2007 Second Edition New York Rowman & Littlefield
8. Mao Tse-Tung "‘Our Study and the Current Situation’" Selected Works 1967 Vol Volume III Peking Foreign Languages Press
9. Mao Tse-Tung Moss Roberts A Critique of Soviet Economics 1977 New York Monthly Review Press
10. Yaffe Helen Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution 2009 Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan

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