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Author Gotkowitz, Laura.

Title A revolution for our rights : indigenous struggles for land and justice in Bolivia, 1880-1952 / Laura Gotkowitz.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  984.052 GOTK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 398 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-384) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. The Peculiar Paths of the Liberal Project -- Ch. 2. Indigenista Statecraft and the Rise of the Caciques Apoderados -- Ch. 3. "In Our Provinces There Is No Justice": Caciques Apoderados and the Crisis of the Liberal Project -- Ch. 4. The Problem of National Unity: From the Chaco War to the 1938 Constitutional Convention -- Ch. 5. The Unruly Countryside: Defending Land, Labor Rights, and Autonomy -- Ch. 6. The Unwilling City: Villarroel Populism and the Politics of Mestizaje -- Ch. 7. "The Disgrace of the Pongo and the Mitani": The 1945 Indigenous Congress and a Law against Servitude -- Ch. 8. "Under the Dominion of the Indian": The 1947 Cycle of Unrest -- Conclusion and Epilogue: Rethinking the Rural Roots of the 1952 Revolution.
Subject Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba (Dept.) -- Government relations.
Indians of South America -- Civil rights -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba (Dept.)
Social movements -- Bolivia -- History -- 20th century.
Bolivia -- History -- Revolution, 1952 -- Causes.
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