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The land and people of Bolivia

by David Nelson Blair

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bolivia,
  • Bolivia.
    • Subjects:
    • Bolivia -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bolivia.

    • About the Edition

      Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of Bolivia.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-200) and index.

      StatementDavid Nelson Blair.
      SeriesPortraits of the nations series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3308.5 .B58 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2216440M
      ISBN 100397323824, 0397323832
      LC Control Number89039721

      The Kids' Books Bolivia project contributes to the production of affordable books celebrating Bolivian reality and serves to raise international awareness about Bolivia’s rich cultures and pressing social issues. All proceeds subsidize book donations and low-cost . 1. Diversity of Land, People, and Culture; 2. Early History: The Pre-Columbian, Colonial, and Republican Eras; 3. Contemporary History: The Chaco War to the Revolution ().

      This is the first general survey of modern Bolivia to be published in England. It is one of a series of studies of the Latin American republics which are designed to give a concise but comprehensive picture of the political, social and economic conditions in those countries for the benefit of the non-specialist reader and student. Bolivia is a landlocked country in South America, bordering Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile and Peru. The west half of the country is dominated by the huge Andes mountains, with steep slopes and snow-capped peaks. Sandwiched between the Andes mountain chains is the Altiplano (a high plateau), where almost half the population lives.

      Bolivia, NC land for sale spend days on the market. Get listing details and photos of available land at ®. Republica de Bolivia Republic of Bolivia independant since independant from Spain had become Spanish colony in Capital: La Paz highest capital of the World m altitude political President: head of Government languages: Spanish, Ketchua, Aimara, Gurani economy: GNP $ billion GNP/person $2, home to 0/


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The land and people of Bolivia. [David Nelson Blair] -- Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of Bolivia. Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Nelson Blair.

Find more information about: ISBN: A gloss-over of Bolivia's people and many cultures. While it does briefly discuss the geographical, topographical and, to a tiny degree, the ideological differences between Western Andean and Eastern Tropical Bolivia, the great majority of the book is about Western Bolivia, including most of the photos/5(9).

Get this from a library. The land and people of Bolivia. [Leslie F Warren] -- An introduction to the geography, history, resources, people, and major cities of South America's fifth largest country.

South America:: Bolivia. La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia, is the world's highest capital city (3, m; 12, ft). It was founded under the name Nuestra Senora de la Paz (Our Lady of Peace) in by Spanish conquistadores.

Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of sources - are in the public domain and are copyright free. A small country (about the size of Texas and California), Bolivia's landlocked geography is dominated by the towering Andes, and the culture reflects the hardships imposed by coping with such surroundings.

More a social history in its overview of daily life and culture, the book includes many details of government and by: 1. Land and People Bolivia presents a sharp contrast between high, bleak mountains and plateaus in the west and lush, tropical rain forests in the east. In the southeast it merges into the semiarid plains of the Gran Chaco.

The Andes mountain system reaches its greatest width in Bolivia. Demography. Historically, Bolivia has been predominantly rural, with most of its Quechua- and Aymara-speaking peasants living in highland communities. The census confirmed that 80 percent of the people live in the highlands and noted increasing rural to urban migration.

Inthe population was 6, with 58 percent in urban. In DecemberBolivia elected its first ever indigenous President, Evo Morales, with by far the highest ever vote received by any candidate under a fully democratic system. This book covers the whole of Bolivian history but concentrates on the last twenty years when neoliberal policies were introduced in the context of globalisation.

Land has always been a fundamental issue in Bolivia. It is the backbone of demands by the country’s peasant and indigenous movements. Thus, it also has been part of government programs and of other national actors´ agendas. Learn more about the successes and challenges in Bolivia. Bolivia is traditionally regarded as a highland country.

Although only one-third of its territory lies in the Andes Mountains, most of the nation’s largest cities are located there, and for centuries the highlands have attracted the nation’s largest amount of mining, commercial, and business investment.

In the late 20th century, however. Indigenous peoples in Bolivia, or Native Bolivians, are Bolivian people who are of indigenous ancestry. They constitute approximately 20% of Bolivia's population of 11, and belong to 36 recognized ethnic groups.

Aymara and Quechua are the largest groups. The geography of Bolivia includes the Andes, the Gran Chaco, and the Amazon Rainforest. An additional % of the population is.

The book portrays endearing scenes of life, culture and tradition in rural Bolivia as well as how it feels for one woman to leave and return to her childhood home. It includes a section appropriate for older audiences discussing rural-urban migration in Bolivia and detailing Esperanza’s life, additional childhood stories and descriptions of.

Bolivia (/ b ə ˈ l ɪ v i ə / Spanish pronunciation: [bo.ˈli.βja]), officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia Spanish pronunciation: [esˈtaðo pluɾinasjoˈnal de βoˈliβja] ()), is a landlocked country located in western-central South constitutional capital is Sucre, while the seat of government and executive capital is La g code: + I have been subjected to terrible racism myself in Bolivia from people that called themselves indigenous (pointing that out to me as if it was an excuse that they could abuse me for not being the same as them) but I have also defended indigenous people from other.

Bolivia contains slightly over million hectares of land. Forest or woodland comprised 40 percent of all land, or 56 million hectares, in the late s. Pasture accounted for a quarter of total land, or about 27 million hectares. Crops covered only 2 percent of all land, or over 1 million hectares.

Fighting for Democracy: A Lesson From Bolivia Evo Morales has done remarkable things for his country. But now, he is rejecting term limits—and Bolivians are taking to the streets to stand up for.

People in Bolivia. There are just around 11 million people living in Bolivia. That may not sound like much, but the population of Bolivia has tripled in the last fifty years.

A vast majority of people live in the La Paz, Santa Cruz, and Cochabamba regions. As I mentioned earlier, Bolivia is very ethnically diverse country. Published by AK Press in Purchase from AK Press / Amazon Book Summary. After centuries of colonial domination and a twentieth century riddled with dictatorships, indigenous peoples in Bolivia embarked upon a social and political struggle that would change the country forever.

Land area:sq mi (1, sq km); Morales is seen as a successful leader who has reduced poverty and given a voice to Bolivia's indigenous people. However, days before the Feb. referendum, news broke that Morales had fathered a child out of wedlock with a young woman ina year before he became president.

Land use statistics for Bolivia. Total area of Bolivia. Land area, water area. Area of agricultural lands - arable land, permanent crops, permanent meadows and pastures.

Area of land covered by forests. How many of each type of land belongs to each man live in the country. But in Bolivia, many indigenous people don't own land.

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Nobody knows Bolivia like Lonely Planet, and our 7th edition helps you uncover the secrets of this rugged Andean country. Lose yourself among blinding-white salt Free shipping over $/5(4). The Indigenous March for Land and Territory enters La Paz from El Alto, Bolivia, on Septemcrossing the same terrain Túpac Katari’s army used to seize La Paz in The march began among Indigenous communities in the eastern .