Alejandro Velasco publishes Barrio Rising: Urban Popular Politics and the Making of Modern Venezuela

New book by Alejandro Velasco (2009) "Barrio Rising: Urban Popular Politics and the Making of Modern Venezuela," produced a flurry of appearances from coast to coast, including Duke, which interviewed and profiled Alejando: https://gradschool.duke.edu/about/news/history-phd-alum-back-durham-discuss-career-path-book-venezuela

More recently, the NYU Humanities institute held an hour long discussion of the book which is well worth listening to; among the commentators is urban historian Mark Healey (1999) as well as the Venezuelan specialist Julia Skurski.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y8fHxpTNiU

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