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By Guillermo Lora

ISBN-10: 0511759592

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This ebook is an abridgement and translation of Guillermo Lora's five-volume background. It offers with the strengthening and radicalisation of Bolivia's organised labour move, which culminated within the drastic progressive alterations of the Fifties. the 1st part bargains a reinterpretation of Bolivian background within the century previous the revolution, considered from the viewpoint of the operating type. the second one part discusses in additional element the foremost political occasions and doctrinal problems with a interval during which the writer, as secretary of the Trotskyist Partido Obrero Revolucionario, himself usually performed an energetic half. regardless of the novel upheaval that happened within the fifties and the mobilisation of huge sectors of the inhabitants round such radical ambitions as direct estate seizures, union-nominated ministers and union, army and employee regulate, the labour stream was once not able to keep up its conquests within the Sixties. The concluding chapters describe the interval of renewed army repression and the ongoing efforts of the labour circulation to withstand.

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This social class had no alternative but to rely on one or other capitalist group, British, Chilean or North American, and to act on its behalf within the country and defend its interests of international expansion as if they were its own interests. After the war there were no further obstacles to the growth of Huanchaca's prosperity and in February 1884 the company's shares were quoted at ten thousand francs on the Paris stock exchange. But as the company's 39 The rise of the mineowners operations expanded Arce had to look for still further sources of capital.

Let the land be for everybody. We have had enough of the exploitation of man by man! Is there any reason why only the Ballivianistas should occupy the highest social positions? Aren't you Bolivians too? Weren't you born in the same privileged land as they were? Friends, property, in the words of a great philosopher, is the exploitation of the weak by the strong. The ownership of property is based fundamentally on chance . . 8 Six years later, at the end of his term in office, Belzu was fully aware of what had happened in the country.

The main objectives of the activities and campaigns of the mineowners, pamphleteers and governments were to facilitate and guarantee the development of capitalist enterprises, promote the construction of railways, carry Free Trade to the limit, and abolish the bullion laws. Their programme came into its own after the 1870s. The Aramayos The Aramayos became a family of mineowners. 2 We are using the Aramayos as an example because, like Aniceto Arce and a few others, they not only accumulated fortunes but also developed an overall philosophy about the future of the country which, hardly by coincidence, fitted in with their own interests.

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