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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 259–296.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Carmen Soliz Abstract When analyzing the effects of the 1952 Bolivian Revolution in the countryside, scholars have highlighted the political role of the colonos (tenants) and the extended program of land redistribution of large estates that started soon after the government decreed the agrarian...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 223–256.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... The decisive impulse for the Misicuni dam project came from a broad democratic alliance of Cochabambinos that pressured the Bolivian state, international development banks, and contractors. This alternative history of vernacular modernism, or cross-class efforts to promote, participate in, and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 95–129.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Kevin A. Young Abstract After the 1952 Bolivian Revolution, oil assumed an increasingly important role in Bolivia's economy and popular consciousness. Oil nationalists were deeply divided, however. While the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario (MNR) regime sought economic modernization, labor...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 299–334.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Elizabeth Shesko Abstract The Chaco War with Paraguay represented the largest undertaking by the Bolivian state up to that point and proved to be a definitive turning point in the country's social and political history. This article exposes how little we know about the conflict and examines anew...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2014) 94 (4): 615–648.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ethnography prepared him for his scouting work in the Chaco, a territory contested by both Bolivia and Paraguay. This work, done with the native population of the Chaco, helped secure victory over the Bolivians during the Chaco War (1932–1935). It also played a key role in his broader project of incorporating...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2010) 90 (2): 247–281.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Bolivian nation in the early twentieth century was a site of negotiation located at the center of national politics, establishing the foundation for a nation that would maintain differentiated constructions of Indian identity at its core. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Acting Inca: The...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 541–543.
Published: 01 August 2015
...-language text about Okinawan Bolivians. Other sources in English include a scattering of book chapters and other academic, medical, and popular articles. Even fewer sources exist in Spanish. Japanese-language sources are much more numerous and span from government reports to independent academic inquiries...
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Published: 01 February 2017
nationalism's corporatist discourse, declaring that “all Bolivians, without distinction, form a single front.” Ovando's declaration situates the nationalization in a long tradition of nationalist and allegedly protonationalist movements, starting with the pre-Columbian society of Tiwanaku. Figure 2. “Day of More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 February 2019
... is not a comprehensive treatment of all of Bolivia. Neither is it a complete history of the Bolivian Revolution: it covers the events of 1952 very briefly, and land reform, which meant a lot for hacienda workers and owners, is not a part of the story. Rather, Young concentrates on “resource...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 May 2017
... The study of the Chaco War is dominated by military and political histories that frame the conflict in national terms in an effort to explain the root causes of the war and its outcome. Why did the war start in the first place, and how was Paraguay able to defeat the more powerful Bolivian army? This...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 564–565.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Pilar García Jordán's book, focused on the province of Guarayos in Santa Cruz department, explores the Bolivian state's attempts to consolidate its presence in the vast lowlands in the first half of the twentieth century. Having most of the country's...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 548–549.
Published: 01 August 2015
... state in Latin America” (p. 188). Indeed, the book's overarching purpose is to show that “the Bolivian uprisings were the most radical … of anti-neoliberal struggles that have emerged in Latin America since the beginning of the twenty-first century” (p. 186). That claim rests not on any analysis of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 August 2015
... oil extraction in separate regions of Peru, highlighting how water has become a crucial battleground for those communities in light of retreating glaciers, heavy-metal contamination, and agricultural irrigation demands. The Bolivian essays look at mining and gas activities from two different...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 381–383.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Kuenzli bridges past and present, showing how Aymaras' efforts for national belonging at the beginning of the last century helped pave the way for the political struggles that culminated in the rise of Aymara president Evo Morales. In this sense, Kuenzli offers a Bolivian counterpoint to Marc Becker's...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2011) 91 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 February 2011
... (Communism in Latin America, 1957), the 1952 Bolivian Revolution (The Bolivian National Revolution, 1958), and organized labor in the ABC countries (Organized Labor in Latin America, 1965). I was uncomfortable due to the distance between my own outlook and my host’s openly anticommunist social...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., the oil sector made very limited progress. Cote emphasizes the formidable obstacles in those early decades: the lack of investment capital, transport infrastructure, and state commitment, together with the remote location of oil reserves and the hostile natural environment of the Bolivian southeast...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 768–769.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., stationed at Corumbá along the Brazilian-Bolivian border, ferrying cocaine overland to Rio slums. Plot spoilers be damned: once imprisoned in 1991, Bruno rises, rather by accident, into an outspoken local leader of the CV. However, factional disputes, prison massacres, and power struggles make Bruno's life...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in Bolivia in late 1966, for example, just months after Bolivian voters had elected a new president by a wide margin. True, René Barrientos was a former air force general, but he did have a substantial following among the peasantry. Nonetheless, readers of this book will gain a perspective as to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2000) 80 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2000
... comparative studies of slavery, the most recent of which are The Atlantic Slave Trade (1999) and African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (1986). In addition, he wrote three books on Bolivian history, including Haciendas and Ayllus: Rural Society in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 387–421.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Correa de Lavalle, the commission focused on some of the same themes, informing her of the success of their efforts and the importance of the funeral. In addition to the French backing, they noted the attendance of the “most distinguished Bolivians” ( primeras notabilidades del país ), that the funeral...