Huillca: habla un campesino peruano

Lima: Ediciones Achawata, 2021. First Edition. Paperback. 173p., photos, indices, wrps. New. Item #75854
ISBN: 9786124864001

"Hugo Neira pays the debt that Peru owes to Saturnino with the publication "Huillca: A Peruvian Peasant Speaks" of 1974, the same year that the book won the Casa de las Américas Prize in its category of testimony. Almost half a century later, this The new edition has Neira's addition on Huillca's trip to Havana. Huillca narrates in first person the journey of his life and the vicissitudes that led him to become the most important peasant leader in our contemporary history. He recounts the adversities he overcame Saturnino and the revolutionary illusions of his spirit, as well as his inscription on the scene of the political activism of the peasantry. By its nature, it is the paradigmatic and best achieved example of the Peruvian political testimony. Contrary to what is believed, Huillca had a deserved prominence during the 1960s and 1970s, when he even starred in four.

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