Hugo Chávez: Oil, Politics, and the Challenge to the U.S.

By: Kozloff, Nikolas

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This is the riveting and frightening story of ambitious, tempestuous and avowed anti-American Hugo Chavez, who is making waves through South America and being widely compared to Fidel Castro. Ex-paratrooper, outspoken socialist, and brash personality, Chavez is known for his stance against big business, fearless threats to the Bush administration, social reforms that have violently polarized his country, and claims that he will soon unite South America. As gas prices rise to unprecedented highs, Venezuela's importance surges as the fifth largest oil exporter in the world. Nikolas Kozloff's access to top advisors, members of the opposition, and leaders of Chavez's own political movement allow him to present a comprehensive portrait of Chavez as he runs for re-election and moves into the global spotlight."

Title: Hugo Chávez: Oil, Politics, and the Challenge to the U.S.

Author Name: Kozloff, Nikolas

Categories: Latin America,

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2006-07-25

ISBN Number: 1403973156

ISBN Number 13: 9781403973153

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 200804005