Mini-manual of the Urban Guerrilla by Carlos Marighella . skills of all kinds, particularly manual skills. The urban guerrilla can have strong physical resistance. Originally written in by Carlos Marighella, one of the leaders of the organization National Liberation Action (ALN), the Mini-Manual. Mini Manual of the Urban Guerrilla Carlos Marighella ().

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Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Today, to be “violent” or a “terrorist” is a quality that ennobles any honorable person, because it is an act worthy of a revolutionary engaged in armed struggle against the shameful military dictatorship and its atrocities.

Dec 08, Pat Schakelvoort rated it liked it. Published four years after the rise of the Brazilian dictatorship and just one year after the worldwide student rebellionsand at a time where hopes for international revolution among left-wing militants and intellectuals were at their highest, the minimanual became an important tool and reference point for many MaoistTrotskyist and revolutionary socialist activists and guerrillas, and was also studied extensively by national liberation movements and organizations such as the PLO and the Sandinistas.

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Mini Manual of the Urban Guerrilla Carlos Marighella (1969)

Some assertions are still accurate just piss off the government that much, that the government will be become more mafighella against the population. Worth reading, particularly with prior reading of “On Guerilla Warfare” and foco theory not making minii judgements about whether or not foco is applicable in every context, I don’t happen to think it is, just like I don’t think protracted people’s war is applicable in every context, but in my opinion they make reading this text more contextualised and more relevant to figuring out what we DO need to do.


It describes ways and strategies for a successful revolution, like the Cuban and Chinese ones. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. But I know now how to prepare myself if events like that one in the movie Written by a failed revolutionary, but includes a philosophy you can see being used by all groups, religious and political, up till today.

Mini-Manual of the Urban Guerrilla

Without initiative there is no guerilla warfare. Second, to the brave comrades—men marigghella women—imprisoned in the medieval dungeons of the Brazilian Government and subjected to tortures that even surpass the horrendous crimes carried out by the Nazis.

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The above actions may be legally considered as crime and severely punishable. Martin Mccann rated it liked it Sep 17, Read this and you can understand the terrorists goal. Now that more than fifty percent of the Fighting in the Streets: Write a customer review. This is the best we’ve been able to obtain, but it is by no means perfect. Don’t try this at home.

Marighella Internet Archive marxists. The theories laid out in both books have greatly influenced contemporary ideological activism. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A pocket sized guide to urban insurgency. This article about a military -related book is a stub.


It has aquired new clothing; a new color. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Not necesarilly applicable to your context, but hey at least you got the spirit PS: Unlike Che Guevara, who proposed guerrilla activity in the countryside, Marighela’s theories on urban guerrilla warfare envisaged cities as the source of rebellion.

Carlos Marighella 5 December — 4 November was a Marxist Brazilian writer, politician, and guerilla fighter who lived during the 20th century. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Therefore, anonymity becomes a problem in a work like this. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The minimanual was written to be short and concise. Written by the Brazilian as a reaction to the failure of Guevara and the rural guerillas. Michael Dalexis rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Dec 20, Giovanni Cicolini rated it really liked it. This new edition includes two other documents by Marighella – Problems And Principles Of Strategy And Questions Of Marighwlla, a interview with liberated Brazilian political prisoners, and a chronology of the guerilla struggle in Brazil from Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Read more Read less.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Views Read Edit View history. A trite attempt at a treatise and manual for guerrilla warfare in Brazil.

Wikisource has original text related to this article: An important document for anyone vaguely inquisitive, or seriously interested.