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The Evolution of a Multi-Ethnic Society

Second Edition

Herbert S. Klein

Publication Date - April 1992

ISBN: 9780195057355

368 pages
5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Retail Price to Students: $104.99


Herbert Klein's Bolivia offered the first modern historical survey in English of this important nation. The second edition of this now-standard source has been updated to cover events of the last turbulent decade of political and economic change. It includes a completely new final chapter and an updated bibliography.

Previous Publication Date(s)

April 1982

Table of Contents

    1. Geography and Pre-Columbian Civilization
    2. The Creation of a Colonial Society
    3. Late Colonial Society: Crisis and Growth
    4. Revolution and the Creation of a Nation-State, 1809-1841
    5. The Crisis of the State, 1841-1880
    6. The Ages of Silver and Tin, 1880-1932
    7. Disintegration of the Established Order, 1932-1952
    8. The National Revolution, 1952-1964
    9. The Military Interregnum, 1964-1982
    10. The End of an Era and a Difficult Transition
    Political Chronology
    Bibliographical Essay