This book relates the popular revolutions of 1952 in Bolivia.Lets read the first two pages:
When the landlords react and do want to recover their lands with what kind of weapons will you defend? - The tailor asked them leaving of sewing and the Indians replay to the unison:
- With the rifles that the government gave us.
From the Chic tailorerer of Melitón Mercado, the poster prayed this way with golden letters, the main square of Big Sharp Crag was seen (Jach’ak’achi in aymará) with its rickety trees and its prodigious monument in memory of Andrés Santa Cruz Calahumana, prodigal son of the county, Indian Hispanic mestizo, propeller of the unit of the Peru and Bolivia and distinguished as Great Marshal of Zepita. Amid the rustic houses of straw roof that it harbored twenty-two thousand inhabitants the buildings of the Mayorship stood out (to the bottom the tower of the Main Church), the Subcounty and, as it could not be otherwise, the gallant Parish House. Their narrow streets conserved the Spanish typical line. The neighbors of the town and the indiada, andícolas altiplánicos (plateau inhabitants) and riverside lacustrine, they went for a walk freely for the square and gathering on Sundays in the frank fair. The feudal landowners of Achacachi had flown away since 1953 and they resided now in La Paz, city…
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