Gott, Richard (Willoughby)

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GOTT, Richard (Willoughby)

GOTT, Richard (Willoughby). British, b. 1938. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs, Third World. Career: Historian and journalist. Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, research assistant, 1962-65; Guardian newspaper, London, leader writer, 1964-66; Institute of International Studies, University of Chile, Santiago, research fellow, 1966-69; The Standard, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, foreign ed., 1970-72; Latin American Newsletters Ltd., director, 1976-80; The Guardian, features ed., 1978-89, literary ed., 1992-94. Publications: (co-ed.) Documents on International Affairs, 1960; (with M. Gilbert) The Appeasers, 1963; (with J. Gittings) NATO's Final Decade, 1964; (with J. Gittings) The End of the Alliance, 1965; Mobuto's Congo, 1968; Guerrilla Movements in Latin America, 1970; Close Your Frontiers: Development as the Ideology of Imperialism, 1983; Land without Evil: Utopian Journeys across the South American Watershed, 1993; In the Shadow of the Liberator: Hugo Chavez and the Transformation of Venezuela, 2001; Cuba: A New History, 2004. Address: 88 Ledbury Road, London W11 2AH, England.