A History of Organized Labor in Bolivia by Robert J. Alexander

By Robert J. Alexander

Bolivia was once the heart level for some of the most very important Latin American social revolutions of the 20th century, one who happened amid a sea of large political instability. the growth of geared up exertions that happened in the course of the Nineteen Twenties used to be met with a number of executive reprisals and was once principally curbed via the Chaco conflict with Paraguay of 1932-1935. however, regardless of being pressured to function illegally, the hard work move stumbled on aid in different political events, the main winning of which was once the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario, a powerhouse within the miners' federation. aware of the outstanding upheavals which punctuated Bolivian heritage in the course of the 20th century, Alexander strains the relative successes of Bolivia's exertions unions, contextualizing their triumphs and disappointments in the appealing heritage of Bolivia's tumultuous political scene.Bolivia was once the heart degree for the most vital Latin American social revolutions of the 20th century, one who happened amid a sea of super political instability. the growth of prepared hard work that happened through the Twenties was once met with a number of executive reprisals and used to be principally curbed via the Chaco struggle with Paraguay of 1932-1935. however, regardless of being forced to function illegally, the hard work stream stumbled on aid in numerous political events, the main profitable of which was once the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario, a powerhouse within the miners' federation. aware of the extraordinary 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 eye-catching heritage of Bolivia's tumultuous political scene.Alexander explains how the exertions flow developed within the framework of a number of political alterations, together with: the short presidency of significant Gualberto Villarroel which started in December 1943 and lasted merely and a part years; the Bolivian nationwide Revolution which begun on April nine, 1952; the onset of agrarian reform in 1952; the overthrow of the innovative regime in November 1964

Show description

Read or Download A History of Organized Labor in Bolivia PDF

Best south america books

Frommer's Costa Rica 2013 (Frommer's Color Complete)

• Full-color all through, with a loose full-color foldout map and a brand new flora and fauna bankruptcy with photographs. With Frommer's in hand, you'll adventure the sweetness of Costa Rica's striking biodiversity, as we indicate the easiest locations to work out hundreds and hundreds of designated, colourful species of animals and vegetation.

Shadows of Empire: The Indian Nobility of Cusco, 1750-1825

The Indian the Aristocracy of the Andes--largely descended from the Inca monarchs and different pre-conquest lords--occupied a vital financial and political place in past due colonial Andean society, a place commonly authorized as valid till the T? pac Amaru uprising. This quantity lines the background of this past due colonial elite and examines the pre-conquest and colonial foundations in their privilege and authority.

Land, Protest, and Politics: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for Agrarian Reform in Brazil

Brazil is a rustic of maximum inequalities, probably the most vital of that's the intense focus of rural land possession. In contemporary many years, even though, bad landless employees have fastened a tremendous problem to this scenario. A vast grassroots social circulation led by means of the move of Landless Rural employees (MST) has mobilized thousands of households to strain specialists for land reform via mass protest.

Comandante Che: Guerrilla Soldier, Commander, and Strategist, 1956-1967

The victory of Fidel Castro's insurgent military in Cuba used to be due in no small half to the learning, process and management supplied through Ernasto Che Guevara. regardless of the deluge of biographies, memoirs and documentaries that seemed in 1997 at the thirtieth anniversary of Guevara's loss of life, his army occupation is still shrouded in secret.

Extra info for A History of Organized Labor in Bolivia

Example text

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 . , pages 143-149. 32. , pages 1 5 0 - 1 5 1 .

Pages 159-161. 49. , pages 161-167. 50. , pages 167-169. 51. , pages 169-175. 52. Interview with Tristan Marof, head of Partido Socialista Obrero Boliviano, in La Paz, May 26, 1947. 53. Lora, 1970, op. , page 164. 54. Lora, 1969, op. c i t , page 369. 55. , pages 3 6 5 - 3 6 6 . 56. , page 370. 57. , pages 3 7 2 - 3 7 3 . 58. , pages 3 8 0 - 3 8 1 . 59. , pages 382-392; see also Delgado Gonzales, op. , pages 69-78. 60. Lora, 1969, op. c i t , page 4 0 1 . 61. , pages 4 0 1 - 4 2 3 . 62. , pages 425-427.

C i t , page 369. 55. , pages 3 6 5 - 3 6 6 . 56. , page 370. 57. , pages 3 7 2 - 3 7 3 . 58. , pages 3 8 0 - 3 8 1 . 59. , pages 382-392; see also Delgado Gonzales, op. , pages 69-78. 60. Lora, 1969, op. c i t , page 4 0 1 . 61. , pages 4 0 1 - 4 2 3 . 62. , pages 425-427. 63. Lora, 1970, op. c i t , page 11. 64. , pages 11-21. 65. , pages 21-34; see also Gonzales, pages 78-84. 66. Lora, 1970, op. , pages 34-38; see also Gonzales, op. , pages 84-87. 67. Lora, 1970, op. , page 38; see also Gonzales, op.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 22 votes