The Shining Path Essay by brown341

The Shining Path
An overview of the Peruvian insurgent guerrilla organization called the Shining Path.
# 63042 | 1,115 words | 6 sources | APA | 2004 | US

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This essay researches the history, behavior and goals of the Shining Path terrorist group in Peru. It also describes their strategy to overthrow the government in Peru and replace it with a communist regime.

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"It was founded in the late 1960s by former university professor Abimael Guzman, also known as Presidente Gonzalo, whose teachings created its Maoist foundation. Maoism is a variant of communism derived from Marxism-Leninism. Group members refer to themselves as the Communist Party of Peru and its followers are called senderistas (Wikipedia, 2005)."

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