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The Bolivia reader : history, culture, politics

The Bolivia reader : history, culture, politics

Author: Sinclair Thomson; Rossana Barragán R; Xavier Albó; Seemin Qayum; Mark Goodale
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Latin America readers.; World readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Bolivia reader provides a panoramic view, from antiquity to the present, of the history, culture, and politics of a country known for its ethnic and regional diversity, its rich natural resources and dilemmas of economic development, and its political conflict and creativity. Featuring both classic and little-known texts ranging from fiction, memoir, and poetry to government documents, journalism, and political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bolivia reader.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018009532
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sinclair Thomson; Rossana Barragán R; Xavier Albó; Seemin Qayum; Mark Goodale
ISBN: 9780822371359 0822371359 9780822371526 0822371529
OCLC Number: 1001767684
Description: xx, 719 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: First peoples and the making of Andean and Amazonian space --
States and conquests in the Andes --
The rich mountain --
From Indian insurgency to Creole independence --
Market circuits and enclave extraction --
The nation and political fragmentation --
The nationalization of natural resources --
Revolutionary currents --
Dictatorship and democracy --
Neoliberalism and lowland ascendency --
Competing projects for the future --
Series Title: Latin America readers.; World readers.
Responsibility: Sinclair Thomson, Rossana Barragán, Xavier Albó, Seemin Qayum, and Mark Goodale, editors.


From Andean antiquity and Spanish colonialism to the present, The Bolivia Reader provides a panoramic view of Bolivia's history, culture, and politics through a wide ranging collection of sources,  Read more...


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"English-speaking audiences now have a rich resource for in-depth study of Bolivia. It is the perfect book for courses on Andean history and Latin America, as well as hemispheric courses on power, Read more...

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