Rómulo Betancourt : his historical personality and the genesis of modern democracy in Venezuela /

Available here for the first time in English, this book is an extended essay on a transformational figure in Venezuelan history who overthrew the ruling military dictatorship in the 1940s and established a modern democratic regime.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carrera Damas, Germán (Author)
Other Authors: Lowe, Elizabeth, 1947- (Translator), Lombardi, John V. (author of foreword.)
Format: Book
Published: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2021]
Edition:English edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The Initial Framework for Rómulo Betancourt's Historical Personality
  • The Early Education of Rómulo Betancourt as a Political Militant:
  • Circumstances and Factors that Shaped His Basic Historical Personality
  • Rise of a Marxist Revolutionary Leader. Groundwork for a Theory of the Democratic Venezuelan Revolution
  • Toward a Venezuelan Revolutionary Theory of Democracy
  • Revising Venezuelan Democratic Aspirations in the Context of the Repercussions of the Second World War
  • The Strategy to Launch the Democratic Revolution
  • The Design and Institutionalization of the First Liberal Democratic Republic of Venezuela
  • The Third Exile
  • The Ideological Foundations and Political Process of Reinstatement of the Liberal Democratic Republic
  • Overcoming the Direct and Indirect Repercussions of the Cold War in the Reestablishment of the Liberal Democratic Republic
  • The Overall Assessment of the Installation and Consolidation of the Socio-Political Liberal Democratic Regime in Venezuela: 1945-
  • Rómulo Betancourt in History: The Historiographical Reckoning and His Own Assessment