“This book is highly recommended reading for those who want to understand Chavez beyond his rhetoric – the real basis of his support and his actual policies.”--Journal of Peace Research
Very interesting, full of intriguing book about Hugo Chavez.
This book could be The thesis on the political movements in Latin America, particularly in Venezuela. Read more
This is not a great book. It is extremely pro-Chavez. I really found some of the points overwhelming on trying to make him out to be such a great leader and all around guy. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Island Lawyer
It is hard to find an objective account of South American politics. It is MUCH harder to find an objective account of Hugo Chavez. This book comes very close.Published on September 29, 2011 by Kenso
Full disclosure: I didn't finish this book. I made it about a third of the way through and I just couldn't take it any longer. Read morePublished on November 21, 2010 by Michael Stout
Provides an alternative view of Chavez from that of our government and the corporate media. Chavez was elected and re-elected democratically by the Venezuelan people with strong... Read morePublished on March 30, 2008 by Jon Thomas
If mainstream news leaves you with more questions than answers, read this book. It's accurate and informative. Read morePublished on February 28, 2008 by Bob
This book is one of the worst books I have read in recent years.
Nikolas Kozloff, a self-proclaimed anarchist, analyzes the history of Chavez through an inaccurate and... Read more
Hugo Chavez, Oil Politics and the Challenge to the U.S. by Nikolas Kozloff lacks focus, is confusing and ultimately is not worth the time or effort to read. Read morePublished on November 5, 2007 by Kenneth J. Miller
With all the criticism of neoconservativism (which is appropriate), it's good that Chavez and this book bring up the issue of neoliberalism. Read morePublished on September 1, 2007 by Preston C. Enright