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A Concise History of Bolivia

3rd Edition

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  • Date Published: December 2021
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108948890

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  • Bolivia is an unusually high-altitude country created by imperial conquest and native adaptions – today, it remains one of the most multi-ethnic societies in the world with one of the largest Amerindian populations in the Americas. It has seen the most social and economic mobility of Indian and mestizo populations in any country in Latin America. This work, having also appeared in Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese in its earlier editions, has become the standard survey of the history of Bolivia. In this new edition, Klein explores the changes that occurred in the past two decades under the leadership of Evo Morales and his indigenous government, and how his party has emerged in the post-Evo years as one of the most important in Bolivia. The work also expands on the changes in both the traditional mining economy and the rise of a new commercial export agriculture.

    • Offers a concise analysis of the major developments in Bolivian history from pre-conquest times to the present day
    • New edition incorporates the government of Evo Morales and his role in shaping Latin American development
    • Provides a view into one of the most original and unique Amerindian societies of the Americas
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    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Date Published: December 2021
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108948890
    • length: 352 pages
    • dimensions: 215 x 139 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Geography and pre-Colombian 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
    10. The emergence of a mestizo and indigenous elite
    Political chronology
    Tables
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Herbert S. Klein, Columbia University, New York
    Herbert S. Klein is Gouverneur Morris Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, the former director of the Center of Latin American Studies and Professor of History, Stanford University and is currently Research Fellow and Latin American Curator at the Hoover Archives. Specializing in the social, demographic, and economic history of Latin America, he has published over 30 books and 189 articles in several languages. Among these books are four comparative studies of slavery, as well as several on Bolivia, including Parties and Political Change in Bolivia, 1880–1952, and Haciendas and Ayllus.

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