Synopses & Reviews
Recent decades have witnessed major reform within Bolivia: an impressive democratic and economic resurgence
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.