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Author Kozloff, Nikolas.

Title Hugo Chávez : oil, politics and the challenge to the United States / Nikolas Kozloff
Published New York, N.Y. ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007

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Description 268 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- "Oil is a geopolitical weapon" -- The battle for control over oil -- TINA : "There is no alternative" -- Chavez and his fight against neoliberalism -- Chavez's civl-military alliance -- The test of Chavez's civil-military alliance -- Chavez's South American oil diplomacy -- Chavez and the information war against the Bush administration -- In the Andes, turning the tide against the United States -- The Chavez-Morales Axis -- Epilogue -- Afterword
Summary 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. 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. Nikolas Kozloff's presents a comprehensive portrait of Chavez as he runs for reelection and moves into the global spotlight
Notes "With a new afterword"--Cover
Originally published: 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chávez Frías, Hugo.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Military aspects.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Venezuela.
Presidents -- Venezuela -- Biography.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Venezuela.
Venezuela -- Foreign relations -- 1974-
Venezuela -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1999-
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 1403984093 (paperback)
9781403984098 (paperback)
Other Titles Hugo Chávez : oil, politics and the challenge to the U.S