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Battle for the Americas : U.S. and Venezuelan visions for Latin America

Emerson, Ronald Guy

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This is a thesis about how Washington views and understands itself in relation to Latin America. So too, however, is it an investigation into how this particular reading is being challenged principally, but not exclusively, by the Hugo Chavez administration in Venezuela. Conceptualising this antagonism as a 'Battle for the Americas', the thesis juxtaposes rival attempts by both Washington and Caracas to co-opt the rest of Latin America into their respective political and ideological projects....[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/149726
DOI: 10.25911/5d626e2a9af8f
Access Rights: Open Access

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