By Eduardo Galeano
For centuries, Europe’s imperial powers brutally exploited the peoples and assets of the recent global. whereas squaddies of fortune marched throughout continents looking for El Dorado, white settlers verified plantations and buying and selling posts alongside the coasts, changing the land and bringing illness and slavery with them. in the course of a bloody collision of civilizations, the West has birthed new societies out of the old.
In the second one booklet of his reminiscence of fireplace trilogy, Eduardo Galeano forges a brand new figuring out of the Americas, heritage retold from a various choice of viewpoints. Spanning the top of empire and the age of revolutions, Faces and Masks brilliantly collects the strands of the prior into an iridescent paintings of literature.
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