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By Robert J. Alexander

ISBN-10: 0275977447

ISBN-13: 9780275977443

Bolivia used to be the guts level for some of the most vital Latin American social revolutions of the 20th century, one who happened amid a sea of super political instability. the growth of geared up hard work that happened throughout the Twenties was once met with a number of govt reprisals and used to be mostly curbed through the Chaco warfare with Paraguay of 1932-1935. however, regardless of being forced to function illegally, the hard work stream came upon aid in different political events, the main profitable of which used to be the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario, a powerhouse within the miners' federation. aware of the striking upheavals which punctuated Bolivian background throughout the 20th century, Alexander strains the relative successes of Bolivia's hard work unions, contextualizing their triumphs and disappointments in the pleasing heritage of Bolivia's tumultuous political scene.Bolivia used to be the heart level for some of the most very important Latin American social revolutions of the 20 th century, one who happened amid a sea of super political instability. the growth of equipped exertions that happened in the course of the Twenties used to be met with quite a few executive reprisals and used to be principally curbed through the Chaco warfare with Paraguay of 1932-1935. however, regardless of being pressured to function illegally, the hard work stream stumbled on help in different political events, the main profitable of which used to be the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario, a powerhouse within the miners' federation. aware of the impressive upheavals which punctuated Bolivian background in the course of the 20th century, Alexander lines the relative successes of Bolivia's exertions unions, contextualizing their triumphs and disappointments in the fascinating background of Bolivia's tumultuous political scene.Alexander explains how the hard work move advanced within the framework of a number of political adjustments, together with: the short presidency of significant Gualberto Villarroel which all started in December 1943 and lasted merely and a part years; the Bolivian nationwide Revolution which all started on April nine, 1952; the onset of agrarian reform in 1952; the overthrow of the progressive regime in November 1964

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12. , pages 9 8 - 9 9 . 13. , page 101. 14. , page 103. 15. , pages 2 1 7 - 2 1 8 . 16. , page 167. 17. , page 169. 18. , page 170. 19. , pages 171-172. 20. , page 173. 2 1 . , page 175. 22. , page 2 4 1 . 2 3 . , page 2 4 8 . 24. , pages 2 4 5 - 2 4 6 . 2 5 . , page 2 5 3 . 26. , page 2 8 7 . 2 7 . , page 292. 2 8 . , pages 2 8 7 - 2 9 8 for more details about the FOT of Oruro. 29. , pages 3 2 6 for more information on the C o c h a b a m b a labor federation. 30. , pages 3 3 5 - 3 3 6 . 3 1 .

101 Guillermo Lora also summed up the situation of the labor movement as a consequence of the Chaco War. "102 34 A History of Organized Labor in Bolivia NOTES 1. For a n extensive discussion of the free trade-protectionist controversy, see Guillermo Lora, Historia del Movimiento Obrero Boliviano 18481900, Editorial "Los Amigos del Libro," La Paz, 1967, pages 7 9 - 1 1 2 . 2. , pages 2 9 7 - 3 1 2 . 3. , pages 3 2 2 - 3 5 0 ; see also Trifonio Delgado Gonzales, 100 Anos de Lucha Obrera en Bolivia, Ediciones Isla, La Paz, 1984, pages 2 3 - 3 0 .

Pages 171-172. 20. , page 173. 2 1 . , page 175. 22. , page 2 4 1 . 2 3 . , page 2 4 8 . 24. , pages 2 4 5 - 2 4 6 . 2 5 . , page 2 5 3 . 26. , page 2 8 7 . 2 7 . , page 292. 2 8 . , pages 2 8 7 - 2 9 8 for more details about the FOT of Oruro. 29. , pages 3 2 6 for more information on the C o c h a b a m b a labor federation. 30. , pages 3 3 5 - 3 3 6 . 3 1 . , pages 143-149. 32. , pages 1 5 0 - 1 5 1 . 3 3 . , page 151. 34. , page 153. 35. , page 156. 36. , page 160. 3 7 . , page 46. 3 8 . , page 5 3 .

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