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Bolivia: The Evolution of a Multi-Ethnic Society (Latin American Histories)

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This new edition reflects the major changes in Bolivia since publication of the first edition: the collapse of the Bolivian economy; the rise of an illegal economy based on cocaine; the strengthening of the democratic regime; and the growth in the political and social power of the 'Mestizos' in the middle class (the mixed Indian-white population), a new phenomenon in Latin America.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-315) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Geography and Pre-Columbian Civilization

2. The Creation of a Colonial Society

3. Late Colonial Society: Crisis and Growth

4. Revolution and the Creation of a Nation-State, 1809-1841

5. The Crisis of the State, 1841-1880

6. The Ages of Silver and Tin, 1880-1932

7. Disintegration of the Established Order, 1932-1952

8. The National Revolution, 1952-1964

9. The Military Interregnum, 1964-1982

10. The End of an Era and a Difficult Transition

Political Chronology

Bibliographical Essay

Tables

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195057355
Author:
Klein, Herbert S.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Klein, Herbert S.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Bolivia
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
History, World | Latin American
Subject:
Bolivia History.
Subject:
World History-South America
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Latin American Histories
Series Volume:
49
Publication Date:
19920431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 maps
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.25x5.52x.98 in. 1.04 lbs.

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