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Cochabamba, 1550-1900 : colonialism and agrarian transformation in Bolivia

Author: Brooke Larson
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Larson, Brooke.
Cochabamba, 1550-1900.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brooke Larson
ISBN: 0822320614 9780822320616 0822320886 9780822320883
OCLC Number: 37315403
Notes: First ed. has title: Colonialism and agrarian transformation in Bolivia.
Description: xxvii, 422 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Along the Inca Frontier --
The Emergence of a Market Economy --
Declining State Power and the Struggle over Labor --
Andean Village Society --
Haciendas and the Rival Peasant Economy --
The Landowning Class : Hard Times and Windfall Profits --
The Spirit and Limits of Enterprise --
The Ebb Tide of Colonial Rule --
Colonial Legacies and Class Formation --
Cochabamba: (Re)constructing a History.
Responsibility: Brooke Larson ; with a new foreword by William Roseberry.


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"This book makes it clear that the history of these valleys is unique, with its large forastero, cholo, and mestizo populations, who worked for the haciendas, supplied grain to the silver miners, and Read more...

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