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Documenting the Peruvian insurrection

Location: Microfilm Room - F3448.2 .D638 2005


This collection includes party documents and ephemera from the 1960s, 1970s,and 1980s, which cast a bright light on the theoretical, political, and psychological genesis of the Shining Path’s descent into an apocalyptic and bloody rural campaign for power. This political material is complemented by a large assemblage of government counterinsurgency strategy discussions and surveillance reports, as well as documentation of specific events of the war.

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Printed Guide is located with the microfilm

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Subject Categories:

Sendero Luminoso (Guerrilla group)

Insurgency -- Peru -- History -- 20th century.

Peru -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Peru -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.

Time Period: 20th Century  

Subject keywords: Latin American History