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The Chaco War

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Description for The Chaco War Hardcover. Editor(s): Chesterton, Bridget Maria. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSL; 1KLSP; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLW; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
In 1932 Bolivia and Paraguay went to war over the Chaco region in South America. The war lasted three years and approximately 52,000 Bolivians and Paraguayans died. Moving beyond the battlefields of the Chaco War, this volume highlights the forgotten narratives of the war. Studying the environmental, ethnic, and social realities of the war in both Bolivia and Paraguay, the contributors examine the conflict that took place between 1932 and 1936 and explore its relationship with and impact on nationalism, activism and modernity. Beginning with an overview of the war, the book goes on ... Read more

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

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The bloody 1932-35 Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay fundamentally shaped South America in a way that still produces loud echoes today. Yet for English-language readers it remains an obscure conflict bracketed uncomfortably between the First and Second World Wars. This intriguing compilation helps clear a bit of the fog from this particular struggle. More importantly, it ... Read more

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