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A Brief History of Bolivia (Brief History)

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Publisher Comments:

Recent decades have witnessed major reform within Bolivia: an impressive democratic and economic resurgence

Book News Annotation:

Morales (political science, University of Central Florida) offers a concise account of the history of Bolivia, from ancient civilizations to recent social and political developments. Written for a general audience, the book opens with an overview of pre-colonial Bolivia and goes on to examine the colonial period, the struggle for independence, various governments that have held power in Bolivia since independence, and major reforms of recent decades. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-272) and index.

Table of Contents

People of South America's heartland — The ancient indian peoples — Colonial Bolivia (1532-1780) — Independence wars and the new nation (1780-1839) — The age of caudillo rule (1839-1879) — Republican rule and the new oligarchy (1879-1932) — The Chaco war and its aftermath (1932-1951) — The national revolution (1951-1964) — The military and counterrevolution (1964-1982) — The challenge of democracy (1982-2002) — Bolivia and the new century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816046928
Author:
Morales, Waltraud Queisr
Publisher:
Facts on File
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Bolivia
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Bolivia History.
Subject:
World History-South America
Series:
Brief History
Series Volume:
107-261
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.20x6.38x.99 in. 1.42 lbs.

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