Venezuela Reframed: Bolivarianism, Indigenous Peoples and Socialisms of the 21st Century

Venezuela Reframed: Bolivarianism, Indigenous Peoples and Socialisms of the 21st Century


Venezuela has lengthy been held up as a beacon of twenty-first-century socialism. but at the same time socialism has triumphed, proponents of capitalism and exploitative improvement were gaining ground—most unusually, maybe, inside of indigenous communities.

Venezuela Reframed reveals the hidden historical past of the “indigenous capitalisms” which are being promoted this day inside Venezuela. Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández illuminates the ways that indigenous activism, aligned with Venezuela’s Bolivarian governments, has cleared the path for improvement and modernization alongside classical, social-democratic traces, and the way romanticized notions of cultural indigeneity were utilized by builders to masks their intentions—and, finally, to conceal symptoms of a starting to be type fight. a robust exploration of the demanding situations that indigenous autonomy poses for democracy and socialism in Venezuela and past, Venezuela Reframed could be crucial for someone grappling with the kingdom of Latin American politics and its strength futures.

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