Red October: Left-Indigenous Struggles in Modern Bolivia

Red October Left Indigenous Struggles in Modern Bolivia Bolivia witnessed a left indigenous insurrectionary cycle between and that overthrew two presidents and laid the foundation for Evo Morales to become the country s first indigenous president

  • Title: Red October: Left-Indigenous Struggles in Modern Bolivia
  • Author: Jeffery R. Webber
  • ISBN: 9781608462582
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bolivia witnessed a left indigenous insurrectionary cycle between 2000 and 2005 that overthrew two presidents and laid the foundation for Evo Morales to become the country s first indigenous president Building on the theoretical traditions of Marxism and indigenous liberation, this book provides an analytical framework for understanding the fine grained sociological andBolivia witnessed a left indigenous insurrectionary cycle between 2000 and 2005 that overthrew two presidents and laid the foundation for Evo Morales to become the country s first indigenous president Building on the theoretical traditions of Marxism and indigenous liberation, this book provides an analytical framework for understanding the fine grained sociological and political nuances of recent Bolivian class struggle, state repression, and indigenous resistance.

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    1. This book makes you want to go out in the streets and protest and build grassroots institutions of dual power!The story of Bolivia's Water and Gas Wars is inspiring for anyone who wants to build a new world from below. Interviewing dozens of participants, Webber digs deep to look at what powered these protests. He looks at what he calls the infrastructure of class struggle -- the nuts and bolts of grassroots struggle -- and what kind on society activists dreamed of. Bolivia's social movements ar [...]

    2. Best concise history of indigenous/labor mobilization in Bolivia leading up to October 2003. Webber also does a great job situating his work among other literature and breaking down the various camps/approaches in the field. When studying Bolivia it really is very important to study class/race struggles as being more like "two sides of the same coin" and Webber always does a great job of this intersectional type of analysis.

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