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Urban Revolution

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Around midnight on April 8, 1952, MNR militants arrived at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés and linked up with student leaders of the youth wing. Armed MNR militants took their stations at predetermined locations in La Paz. In La Paz...

Conclusion

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...By 1952, indigenous neighborhood residents had transformed La Paz as a physical, social, and political space. The city’s indigenous neighborhoods became rich social spaces where residents joined lay brotherhoods and made urban festivals...

“Social Worries, Not Legal Theory”

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction In 1937, Pastor Loza, a milliner who lived on Buenos Aires Street in the Gran Poder indigenous neighborhood, had a disagreement with Felipe Endara, who lived on Tumusla Street...

The Extramuro, History, Memory, and Urbanization in La Paz, Bolivia, 1900–52

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1918, an editorial in the El Figaro newspaper of La Paz argued that the city council and municipal government needed to outlaw prostitution within the city’s walls. Some of the material in this chapter is based on L. M. Sierra...

The Racial Thinking of Bolivian Government Officials and Intellectuals in the 1920s

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In order to understand the relationship between race, class, and elite conceptions of the nation, it is necessary to explore attitudes, policies, and discourses of local and national elites about indígenas during the period from 1900...

Alternative Identities

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction In the twentieth century, workers in La Paz developed strong organizations before and after the Chaco War. Much of the material in this chapter draws...

Alternative Identities

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction Bolivia’s working-class and ethnic-based activism is often examined in the context of land dispossession and the oppression of rural indigenous people or as part of the history of activism in the mines. Some...

Race, Class, and Political Power

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...At “a proletarian parliament of the most extreme transcendence” that took place in August 1938, the female market vendors of La Paz discussed the sacrifices they had made for the nation and their right to earn a living. The women...

Introduction: Indígenas, Vecinos, and Residents

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...This book looks at the history of the city of La Paz, Bolivia, in the first half of the twentieth century from the perspective of its indigenous and working-class residents. These decades were a time of political upheaval for Bolivia...