Landscape of migration : mobility and environmental change on Bolivia's tropical frontier, 1952 to the present (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Landscape of migration : mobility and environmental change on Bolivia's tropical frontier, 1952 to the present

Author: Ben Nobbs-Thiessen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2020]
Series: Flows, migrations, and exchanges.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia's National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the "March to the East." They encouraged hundreds of thousands of Indigenous Bolivians to relocate from the "overcrowded" Andes to the tropical lowlands, but also welcomed surprising transnational migrant streams, including horse-and-buggy Mennonites from Mexico and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Nobbs-Thiessen
ISBN: 9781469656090 1469656094 9781469656106 1469656108
OCLC Number: 1119520106
Description: xvi, 323 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Moving pictures : narrative, aesthetic, and Bolivia's frontier imaginary --
Military bases and rubber tires : Okinawans and Mennonites at the margins of nation, revolution, and empire, 1952-1968 --
Abandonment issues : speaking to the state from the Andes and Amazonia, 1952-1968 --
To minister or administer : faith and frontier development in revolutionary and authoritarian Bolivia, 1952-1982 --
A sort of backwoods guerrilla warfare : Mexican Mennonites and the South American soy boom, 1967-present.
Series Title: Flows, migrations, and exchanges.
Responsibility: Ben Nobbs-Thiessen.

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In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia's National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the ""March to the East"". Ben Nobbs-Thiessen  Read more...

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