This new edition brings the history of Bolivian society up to the present, covering the fundamental changes that have occurred since the National Revolution of 1952, the return of democracy in 1982, the installation of the first self-proclaimed Indian president and the major changes from the government of Evo Morales.
About the Author
Herbert S. Klein is the author of 22 books and 163 articles in several languages on Latin America and comparative themes in social and economic history. Among these books are The Atlantic Slave Trade, 2nd edition (2010) and four studies of slavery, the most recent of which are Slavery and the Economy of São Paulo, 1750–1850 (co-author, 2003), African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (co-author, 2008) and Slavery in Brazil (co-author, 2009), as well as four books on Bolivian history. He has also published books on such diverse themes as The American Finances of the Spanish Empire, 1680–1809 (1998), A Population History of the United States (2004) and Hispanics in the United States Since 1980 (co-author, 2010).