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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English



  • Bolivia


  • Bolivia -- History -- Revolution, 1952,
  • Bolivia -- Politics and government -- 1938-

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF3326 .A6
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 302 p.
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6249367M
LC Control Number58010827

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THE BOLIVIAN NATIONAL REVOLUTION, Bolivia Table of Contents Miners immediately organized the Bolivian Labor Federation (Central Obrera Boliviana--COB), which demanded radical change as well as participation in the government and benefits for its members. As a result, the government included three pro-COB ministers in the cabinet. Other articles where National Revolutionary Movement is discussed: Bolivia: The rise of new political groups and the Bolivian National Revolution: the middle-class and initially fascist-oriented Nationalist Revolutionary Movement (Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario; MNR) and the Marxist and largely pro-Soviet Party of the Revolutionary Left (Partido de la Izquierda Revolucionaria; PIR). The second, Bolivia’s national revolution, resulted in agrarian reform, the nationalization of the country’s mines, and the implementation of universal suffrage and education. SUMMARY. Gesualdo A. Constanzo, probably was not exaggerating when he wrote that the monetary experience of the Bolivian national revolution was "one of the most fascinating chapters of economic history in modern times". 1 An account of the monetary and fiscal history of the revolutionary period suggests that it is not enough for the authorities to know what the most advisable policies to.