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By William J. Duiker

ISBN-10: 0786863870

ISBN-13: 9780786863877

To know the complex explanations and effects of the Vietnam struggle, one needs to comprehend the extreme lifetime of Ho Chi Minh, the fellow in general well-known because the father of recent Vietnam. Duiker presents startling insights into Hos actual motivation, in addition to into the Soviet and chinese language roles within the Vietnam struggle.

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Una serie de plantas eran útiles en estos casos; podían ser enfermedades del estómago, del hígado, de la vesícula biliar, o podían ser de los riñones, plantas medicinales para los más disímiles problemas. Ella lo sabía por tradición campesina y familiar. A mi casa realmente no iba nunca un médico, no recuerdo ninguno. Si alguien se hería, iba al central Marcané, a cuatro kilómetros, y un médico allí resolvía tal problema. Pero en mi casa no recuerdo que nos atendiera un médico, nunca. Katiuska Blanco.

Su venta proporcionaba uno de los ingresos importantes de la casa, los demás eran por la caña y el ganado. La madera era de él, pero recuerdo dos aserraderos particuKatiuska Blanco Castiñeira / 39 fidel castro ruz, guerrillero del tiempo lares, no eran de mi padre. No le interesó disponer de ellos porque el ingreso fundamental estaba en la tala de los bosques, en el suministro a los aserraderos y en la venta de la madera aserrada. Mi padre llegó a tener 17 camiones trabajando en los bosques y transportando madera aserrada.

Hasta esa edad sí, todas las vacaciones iba a mi casa, pero cuando estaba en la Universidad iba unos días a mi casa nada más, de vacaciones. No sé, debí antes preguntarles a Ramón, a Angelita y a los demás, pero no oí hablar del testamento de mi padre. Además, nunca me preocupé de preguntar eso. ¡Jamás me pregunté si heredé algo de mi padre! Al morir mi padre estoy ya en la Revolución, en México, ya estoy en la lucha revolucionaria. Creo que de mi padre recibí la vida, recibí la posibilidad de estudiar y el privilegio, entre tanta gente de aquel lugar y entre tantos niños pobres, de poder adquirir una educación, una instrucción; y aquellas circunstancias que me hicieron posible adquirir, incluso, una cultura política y revolucionaria.

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