The Chaco War: Environment, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

The Chaco War: Environment, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

by Bridget María Chesterton (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474248846
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/25/2016
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Bridget María Chesterton is Associate Professor of History at Buffalo State, USA. She is the author of The Grandchildren of Solano López: Frontier and Nation in Paraguay, 1904-1936 (2013) and co-editor of Transformations of Populism in Europe and the Americas (2015).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: An Overview of the Chaco War - Bridget María Chesterton (Buffalo State, USA)
2. An Organic Army in the Chaco War - Carlos Gómez Florentín (Stony Brook University, USA)
3. Indigenous Peoples and the Chaco War: Power and Acquiescence in Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina - Erick D. Langer (Georgetown University, USA)
4. Challenging Modernity: Patriotic Engineering and the Chaco War - Ben Nobbs-Thiessen (Emory University, USA)
5. Bolivian Oil Nationalism and the Chaco War - Stephen Cote (Ohio University, USA)
6. Union Activism in La Paz before and after the Chaco War, 1920-1947- Luis M. Sierra (Wilmington College, USA)
7. “Same as Here, Same as Everywhere:” Social Difference among Bolivian Prisoners in Paraguay.” - Elizabeth Shesko (Oakland University, USA)
8. Big Paraguay, Carlos Fiebrig, and the Botanical Garden as a Launching Point for Paraguayan Nationalism - Bridget María Chesterton and Thilo F. Papacek (Buffalo State, USA and Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)
9. Engraving Conflict: The Chaco War in a Shell Case - Esther Breithoff (University of Bristol, UK)

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