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الاستنزاف المفتوح لامريكا اللاتينية

نيويورك – ان القصص تكون اكثر تصديقا عندما تعيد التأكيد على معتقداتنا وافتراضاتنا السابقة وان لم تكن كذلك عادة ما نجدها غير قابله للتصديق .

من الامثلة على ذلك هو كتاب ادواردو جاليانو الذي حظي بالكثير من الاعجاب سنة 1971 "الأورده المفتوحه لامريكا اللاتينية " والذي بيع منه اكثر من مليون نسخة في 12 لغه حيث عكس هذا الكتاب نظرة جيل من الناس للتاريخ المعذب لهذه المنطقة ولقد اعطى الراحل هيوجو تشافيز الرئيس الامريكي باراك اوباما نسخة من الكتاب عندما التقوا سنة 2009 في ترينيداد.

لقد حظي الكتاب بالثناء بسبب قدرته على وصف خمسة قرون من تاريخ امريكا اللاتينية بتماسك كبير وهو شيء يمكن لكتب الخيال فقط ان تحققه ولسوء الحظ فإن التاريخ هو اكثر تعقيدا من ذلك وقبل اسابيع ادهش جاليانو الكثيرين عندما نأى بنفسه عن كتابه وقال انه لم يعد يستطيع تحمل قراءته وقال انه عندما كتبه كان "يفتقد لمعرفة كافية عن الاقتصاد والسياسه ".

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