The April 11th coup against popularly elected President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and his dramatic return to power 72 hours later was an extraordinary sequence of events which echoed round the world. For the first time, a militarily ousted leader was returned to office by popular demand. Author, Gregory Wilpert, who lives in the country, witnessed what happened and has interviewed many of the key players. Here he tells the extraordinary story of what happened, and suggests its more enduring significance.
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Gregory Wilpert is at the New School for Social Research, New York. He was Visiting Lecturer in the Central University of Venezuela.
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Book Description Zed Books, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1842773089