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Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution
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The authorative first-hand account of contemporary Venezuela, Hugo Chavez places the country's controversial and charismatic president in historical perspective, and examines his plans and programs. Welcomed in 1999 by the inhabitants of the teeming shanty towns of Caracas as their potential savior, and greeted by Washington with considerable alarm, this former golpista-turned-democrat took up the aims and ambitions of Venezuela's liberator, Simon Bolivar. Now in office for over a decade, President Chavez has undertaken the most wide-ranging transformation of oil-rich Venezuela for half a century, and dramatically affected the political debate throughout Latin America. In this updated edition, Richard Gott reflects on the achievements of the Bolivarian revolution, and the challenges that lie ahead.
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Richard Gott is a former Latin America correspondent and features editor for the Guardian. A specialist in Latin American affairs, his books include Cuba: A New History, Guerrilla Movements in Latin America, The Appeasers (with Martin Gilbert) and Land Without Evil. He is currently an honorary research fellow at the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of London.

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A colourful and readable account of Chavez's background and beliefs.A" Financial Times Gott is always an interesting, well-informed, and engaging writer.A" Foreign Affairs Chavez, as Richard Gott's readable profile makes clear, is no ordinary caudillo.A" Times Higher Education Supplement

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