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Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390121-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9012-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-082
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Faced with growing unrest in the countryside, the de facto military head of state Gualberto Villarroel convened the first Indigenous Congress in early 1945. The congress, which assembled some 1,500 indigenous peasant delegates, can be seen as a populist attempt by the state to coopt peasant...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... by General Gualberto Villarroel. In 1944, under the Villarroel government, the miners formed their first national labor organization, the Trade Union Federation of Bolivian Mineworkers ( fstmb ). Its identity would be forever marked by the memory of the martyrs of Catavi. ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Villarroel, abolished labor servitude on the haciendas. In 1947, the Revolutionary Left Party (PIR) went a step further, proposing a law for an agrarian reform institute. Eduardo del Granado, on behalf of the landlord class, vigorously responded to these attacks with a tract critical of the new proposal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... (1903–39) and Major Gualberto Villarroel (1908–46), who had allied with popular forces and introduced significant legislative reforms. His denunciation of “demagoguery,” implicitly targeting Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) politicians and the left, rationalized the attack on democratic...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., sponsored by the government of President General Gualberto Villarroel, abolished labor servitude on the haciendas. In 1947, the Revolutionary Left Party (PIR) went a step further, proposing a law for an agrarian reform institute. Eduardo del Granado, on behalf of the landlord class, vigorously responded...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of rural servitude, which had first been decreed by the Gualberto Villarroel government in 1945. ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Villarroel convened the first Indigenous Congress in early 1945. The congress, which assembled some 1,500 indigenous peasant delegates, can be seen as a populist attempt by the state to coopt peasant social forces. But it led to important legal reforms, the most dramatic of which was the abolition...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., especially Coronel Germán Busch (1903–39) and Major Gualberto Villarroel (1908–46), who had allied with popular forces and introduced significant legislative reforms. His denunciation of “demagoguery,” implicitly targeting Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) politicians and the left, rationalized...