Alberto Flores Galindo: Utopía, Historia, Y La Revolución

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By Carlos Aguirre, University of Oregon Department of History, coauthored with Charles Walker (University of California, Davis)

Carlos Aguirre, UO professor of history specializing in the history of modern Peru and Latin America, and Charles Walker review central aspects of the work and life of the late Marxist Peruvian historian Alberto Flores Galindo (1949–1990), including his role as a public intellectual, his views about Peruvian independence, his interpretations of political violence in the 1980s, his relationship with the Cuban revolution, and the way in which his passion for literature infused his work as a historian.

Lima, La Siniestra Ensayos, 2020.