Revolution!: South America and the Rise of the New Left

Revolution South America and the Rise of the New Left In the past few years South America has witnessed the rise of leftist governments coming into power on the heels of dramatic social and political unrest In this book journalist Nikolas Kozloff takes

  • Title: Revolution!: South America and the Rise of the New Left
  • Author: Nikolas Kozloff
  • ISBN: 9780230600577
  • Page: 123
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the past few years, South America has witnessed the rise of leftist governments coming into power on the heels of dramatic social and political unrest In this book, journalist Nikolas Kozloff takes an inside look at this movement.

    One thought on “Revolution!: South America and the Rise of the New Left”

    1. An excellent over view of recent South American developments in the areas of the military, society and economy.

    2. One is tempted to announce a new literary genre: that of the radical-minded gringo who totes his reporter's notebook around sultry South American capitals to get to the bottom of whether the continent's revolutionary sex appeal is more rhetoric or reality. Just below the surface seem to be lurking riddles like, how is it that poor Bolivian peasants could stick it to the elite by pushing Evo Morales into the presidency (twice!), while popular forces in the US haven't even been able to coax Obama [...]

    3. Less of a primer, more of an expanded look at S. America (particularly Venezuela and its chavistas). The organization of the book needs help; articles/interviews seem pasted together haphazardly.

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