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Political Mobilization of the Venezuelan Peasant

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674422315

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

259 pages

4 figures, 47 tables

Center for International Affairs

World

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In Venezuela, 1935 to 1958 marked the decline of traditional dictatorships and the emergence of stable democratic government. This pioneering study traces the formation of a successful alliance between the peasants and a small urban elite, provides an empirical structural–functional analysis of the alliance, and develops a provocative new view of peasant mobilization.

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