Bolivia in Focus

Bolivia in Focus

A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture

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This compact text by Werner (geography, U. of St. Thomas) distills the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Bolivia for the traveler unfamiliar with the country. It describes the pre-contact societies of the region; provides a chronological narrative of Bolivia's post-independence political history from 1809 to the present; explores contemporary economic and social issues; and addresses cultural topics such as religion, carnival, and coca. It also briefly describes common tourist destinations, gives tips for travelers, offers a guide to further resources, and lists basic geographic and socio- political facts and figures. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Interlink Books, 2009
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9781566562997
Branch Call Number: 984 WERNE
Characteristics: ix, 124 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm


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