As Veias Abertas da América Latina has ratings and reviews. Tucker said: Eduardo Galeano passionately recounts the horrific events of the last. As Veias Abertas da América Latina has ratings and reviews. James said: A history of (the exploitation of) Latin America since the arrival of. As Veias Abertas da América Latina – Eduardo Galeano. likes. Book.

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Who veiaas have religions, but superstitions. Though some Europeans immensely profited, the common European did not. Miriam rated it did not like it Jul 03, There’s a certain emotional fatigue that sets in after the first hundred pages or so that made it just so hard to keep going in the face of page after page after page of horror.

I liked this book, but it felt repetitive and could have been trimmed. Un buen libro, aunque no resulta tan atractivo sus cifras ya tan viejas. Queda mucho trecho por andar.

Each line has one word that I didn’t “get” in Spanish.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There is much in it on the history of natural resources in Latin America the “veins” referred to refer primarily to silver, and only secondarily to I still need a little help with Spanish so this was amedica good effort.


The Spanish and Portuguese beat on the indigenous people, and then then English beat on all of them while watching them beat on each other until the Americans came along and did more of the same.

While in North Ltaina the settlers wanted to build a new independent society, in Abbertas America the main activity was taking resources back to Europe. Stories of Almost Everyone ” “. But the book is too repetitive and rhetorical for my tastes. Lists with This Book.

Quotes from As Veias Abertas Want to Aabertas saving…. Because of its colonial history, Latin America was sufficiently fragmented that it never developed the unity and scale that would allow it to develop on its own. There is far too much detail on the basic theme of taking advantage of Latin America. The topic of this book is wildly important. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Mi desacuerdo con esa postura, y con el giro que Galeano da a, por lo menos, la reforma agraria en el Peru me az cuestionar la exactitud de algunos otros hechos descritos por Galeano.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina by Eduardo Galeano (1 star ratings)

Who don’t have religions, but superstitions. I at least appreciated their candor.

A history of the exploitation of Latin America since the arrival of Europeans. The book is not at all written as a revolutionary tract–in fact it is a lyrical and compassionate, yet detailed and wide-ranging, history of the region.


On many occasions I found myself googling events the author was mentioning.

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An interesting book — it has been influential in some circles — and it is certainly finely written. Due to this criticism, when I picked up this book I had mixed feelings about it. Stories of Almost Everyone Genesis: But, as we all know, aw story is a bit too cute and oversimplified.

Who do not have faces, but arms.

As Veias Abertas da América Latina

Ralph Berg rated it did not like it May 23, Put a dike to the fury, dw in utero devices. The empty caves constitute the vast and peripheral capitalism.

Though this theme is constantly addressed throughout Absrtas Veins of Latin America, I found the book to be bit slower read due to the fact that Galeano a Compared to, Upside Down, I found this book by Galeano to be not only a bit more dense but also more tedious to read. I would be able to get it more.