Blanco Galdós, Hugo (1934–)
Blanco Galdós, Hugo (1934–)
Hugo Blanco Galdós (b. 1934), Quechua-speaking agronomist, Trotskyist, and former student leader. Born in Cuzco in 1958, Blanco organized the small tenant farmers of the coffee-growing valleys of La Convención in the high jungle north of Cuzco into a peasant federation that challenged the traditional landlord class. After a series of strikes, land invasions, and armed clashes with the police as well as the spread of such tactics into the southern and central sierra, the government of Manuel Prado was compelled to establish a commission to study the possibility of agrarian reform. Imprisoned in 1963, Blanco was later released, served as an adviser to the government of Juan Velasco on agrarian reform, and continued to be active in leftist politics.
Hugo Blanco, Land or Death: The Peasant Struggle in Peru (1972).
Blanco, Hugo. Workers and peasants to power! A revolutionary program for Peru. New York: Pathfinder Press, 1978.
Blanco, Hugo. 4 caminos al poder. Lima: Educación Popular Chaupimayo, 1987.
"Entrevista con Hugo Blanco." Servicio Europeo de Universitarios Latinoamericanos, S.E.U.L. 7 (Feb-Mar 1978): 21-27.
Villanueva, Victor. Hugo Blanco y la Rebelión Campesina. Lima: Mejía Baca, 1967.
Peter F. KlarÉn
"Blanco Galdós, Hugo (1934–)." Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 24, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/blanco-galdos-hugo-1934
"Blanco Galdós, Hugo (1934–)." Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture. . Retrieved April 24, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/blanco-galdos-hugo-1934
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.