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A Concise History of Bolivia (Cambridge Concise Histories)

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A comprehensive survey of Bolivia's economic, social, cultural, and political evolution from the arrival of early man in the Andes to the present, A Concise History of Bolivia highlights fundamental changes since the National Revolution of 1952 and the return of democracy in 1982 and its present day consequences. These changes include the introduction of universal education and the rise of the mestizos and Indian populations to political power for the first time in the nation's history.Herbert S. Klein is Professor of Latin American History at Columbia University and has recently co-authored Slave and Economy in Sand#227;o Paolo, Brazil, 1750-1850 (Stanford, 2002). He is the author of The Atlantic Slave Trade (Cambridge, 1999) and Haciendas and Ayllus: Rural Society in the Bolivian Andes (Stanford, 1992). Professor Klein's other titles include African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (Oxford, 1988) and Parties and Political Change in Bolivia, 1880-1952 (Cambridge, 1962).

Synopsis:

"A Concise History of Bolivia" surveys the country's economic, social, cultural, and political evolution.

Synopsis:

Surveying Bolivia"s economic, social, cultural, and political evolution from the arrival of early man in the Andes, A Concise History of Bolivia brings the history of this society up to date, covering the fundamental changes which have occurred since the 1952 National Revolution and the return of democracy in 1982.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-304) and index.

Synopsis:

A Concise History of Bolivia surveys the country??'s economic, social, cultural, and political evolution.

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. From the national revolution to the cold war, 1952'"1982; 9. Creating a multiethnic democracy, 1982'"2002; Bibliographical essay; Political chronology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521002943
Author:
Klein, Herbert S.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Klein, Herbert
Location:
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, U.S.A.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Bolivia
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Bolivia History.
Subject:
World History-South America
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories
Series Volume:
FS-063-01
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 tables 5 maps
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.64x5.48x.81 in. .86 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Latin America » Bolivia
History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Medieval and Renaissance
History and Social Science » World History » South America

A Concise History of Bolivia (Cambridge Concise Histories)
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Product details 336 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521002943 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "A Concise History of Bolivia" surveys the country's economic, social, cultural, and political evolution.
"Synopsis" by , Surveying Bolivia"s economic, social, cultural, and political evolution from the arrival of early man in the Andes, A Concise History of Bolivia brings the history of this society up to date, covering the fundamental changes which have occurred since the 1952 National Revolution and the return of democracy in 1982.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-304) and index.
"Synopsis" by , A Concise History of Bolivia surveys the country??'s economic, social, cultural, and political evolution.
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