This title provides a study of Latin American participation in the Third (communist) International.
Based on a wide variety of Latin American and European sources, this lively and well argued account will interest historians of the international Communist movement as well as students of modern Latin America.
Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The World Communist Party: 1. The Communist International in history; 2. Latin America in the Comintern; 3. The Comintern in Latin America; Part II. The Theory Comes After: 4. The discovery of America; 5. Latin America in the world revolution; 6. Power as theory; Part III. The Question of Power: 7. The assault 'from outside': the pronunciamiento of Luis Carlos Prestes; 8. The taking 'from inside': national union; 9. The last step: Browderism; Conclusion; Appendix; Commentary on sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index.