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New Left Review I/211, May-June 1995

Aidan Rankin

Reflections on the Non-Revolution in Uruguay

Even by the standards applied to Latin America, Uruguay is under-reported in the English-speaking world. If it is mentioned at all, it is in terms of the battle of the River Plate (the war movie, more often than the actual event), or the Tupamaros, an alliance of agrarian and middle-class rebels whose strategy of urban guerrilla warfare brought their country close to a revolutionary situation in the late 1960s and, according to some cynics, ‘put Uruguay on the map’.

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