Ten original essays discuss changes in the life, politics, and culture of Bolivia since the revolution of 1952.
This book provides an accurate and convenient guide to how the Bolivian revolution came about, what it has achieved, and some of the problems that remain. . . . a valuable volume for anyone who wants to know about modern Bolivia or about a case study in social revolution.
'The Bolivian National Revolution of 1952 stands alongside the Mexican and Cuban revolutions as one of the most significant events in Latin American history.' This book opens with that forceful assertion, and brings together a variety of authoritative papers that assess that revolution, appropriately, as a process rather than an event.
This book provides a fine look at events in Bolivia before, during and after the Revolution. Ten distinguished scholars view various facets of the Revolution, and the totality of their effort results in one of the best current studies of Bolivia.