Table of contents for The battle of Venezuela / Michael McCaughan.

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	Acknowledgments	vi
	
	Introduction	1
	1	On the Campaign Trail	7
		Simùn BolÆvar	11
		Oil and caudillos	15
		General Lùpez Contreras: 1936-41	17
		The birth of political parties	18
		1948 coup d'etat	20
		Army elections, 1952	21
		From Punto Fijo to Hugo Chçvez	23
		Guerrilla warfare	26
		Chçvez: origins and development	28
		The Caracazo	31
		The 1992 coup attempt	34
		Electoral alchemy	36
		Left-wing electoral alternatives: MAS and LCR	37
		La Causa R in power	42
		Caldera's last stand	43
		Political allies	46
	2	The Bolivarian Project	50
		1999 - reshaping the nation	52
		2000 - the relegitimisation of new institutions	63
		The international situation	65
		2001 - the year of enabling legislation	65
		BOX: The CTV	66
		BOX: Bolivarian circles	69
		Chçvez on the world stage	72
		Utopian dreams: rural resettlement and urban markets	75
		SARAO	77
		BOX: Guerrilla gardeners feed the Hilton Hotel	79
		Taking stock	81
	3	Reaction	84
		The coup	88
		Radio Bemba	93
		Aftermath	96
		Media	101
		International reaction	108
		BOX: Coordinadora Democrçtica	111
		Oil	115
		The oligarchy strikes back	119
		Economic downturn	128
	4	Scenes from the Bolivarian Revolution	131
		Development vs disorder: the Pemùn experience	137
		BOX: In the ghetto/Chapellines	140
		PDVSA	142
		Foro Constituciùn y Paz	144
		BOX: National Union of Workers	146
		Help, help the Commies are coming!	148
		Movimiento V Rep£blica 	151
		By way of conclusion	154
		Postscript	162
		Bibliography	165

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1974-1999.
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1999-.
Chávez Frías, Hugo.
Social conflict -- Venezuela -- History.