Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution

Paperback | April 15, 2009

byHelen Yaffe

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Che Guevara is an iconic figure, four decades after his death. Yet his most significant contribution is largely unknown--his work as a member of the Cuban government is rarely discussed. This book explores his impact on Cuba's economy, through fascinating new archival material and interviews.

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Che Guevara is an iconic figure, four decades after his death. Yet his most significant contribution is largely unknown--his work as a member of the Cuban government is rarely discussed. This book explores his impact on Cuba's economy, through fascinating new archival material and interviews.

HELEN YAFFE completed her doctoral thesis in the Economic History Department at the London School of Economics, with an ESRC studentship. She then went on to an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London and is now a Latin American history Teaching Fellow at University College Lon...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.3 × 6.22 × 0.87 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218210

ISBN - 13:9780230218215

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Revolutionary Consolidation and the Emergence of the BFS
The Great Debate
Education, Training and Salaries
Administrative Control, Supervision and Investment
Collectivising Production and Workers’ Participation
Science and Technology
Consciousness and Psychology
Critique of the Soviet Manual of Political Economy
Che Guevara’s Legacy in Cuba