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A brief history of Bolivia

Author: Waltraud Q Morales
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The historic election in 2005 of Evo Morales Ayma marked a radical and transformative moment in Bolivia's history. It was the first time that a democratic election ushered in changer on the scale of the 1952 National Revolution that emancipated the indigenous population, abolished involuntary servitude, and extended voting and land ownership rights. A Brief History of Bolivia, Second Edition offers a concise yet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Waltraud Q Morales
ISBN: 9780816078776 0816078777
OCLC Number: 251200412
Description: xlvi, 338 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: 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) --
The democratic revolution of Evo Morales (2003-2009) --
Conclusion: what is ahead for Bolivia?
Responsibility: Waltraud Q. Morales.

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