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America"s blind spot

Chávez, oil, and U.S. security

by AndrГ©s Cala

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Continuum in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign economic relations,
  • Petroleum industry and trade,
  • National security

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndres Cala and Michael J. Economides
    ContributionsEconomides, Michael J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1456.5.V4 C35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25214499M
    ISBN 101441186697
    ISBN 109781441186690
    LC Control Number2012002892

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