The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time

Poverty, Threats

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time

The landmark exploration of economic prosperity and how the world can escape from extreme poverty for the world’s poorest citizens, from one  of the world’s most renowned economists

Hailed by Time as one of the world’s hundred most influential people, Jeffrey D. Sachs is renowned for his work around the globe advising economies in crisis. Now a classic of its genre, The End of Poverty distills more than thirty years of experience to offer a uniquely informed vision of the steps that can transform impoverished countries into prosperous ones. Marrying vivid storytelling with rigorous analysis, Sachs lays out a clear conceptual map of the world economy. Explaining his own work in Bolivia, Russia, India, China, and Africa, he offers an integrated set of solutions to the interwoven economic, political, environmental, and social problems that challenge the world’s poorest countries.

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Pombo: A Man of Che’s Guerrilla, With Che Guevara in Bolivia 1966-68 (The Cuban Revolution in World Politics)

Civil War, Threats

Pombo: A Man of Che’s Guerrilla, With Che Guevara in Bolivia 1966-68 (The Cuban Revolution in World Politics)

A firsthand account of the 1966-68 revolutionary campaign in Bolivia led by Ernesto Che Guevara.

This is the story of Pombo the nom de guerre of Harry Villegas, a young fighter still in his 20s, who was a member of Guevara s general staff.

Villegas led the small group of combatants who survived the Bolivian army s encirclement and lived to recount this epic chapter in the history of the Americas.

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