• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Until 1884, when Bolivia was defeated by Chile, she had a strip bordering on the Pacific which contains extensive nitrate beds and at that time the port of Cobija (which no longer exists). She lost this area to Chile; but in Sept. 1953 Chile declared Arica a free port and, although it is no longer a free port for Bolivian imports, Bolivia still has certain privileges.


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República de Bolivia


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Further Reading

  1. Anuario Geografico y Estadistico de la Repüblica de Bolivia Google Scholar
  2. Anuario del Comercia Exiehov de Bolivia Google Scholar
  3. Boletin Mensual de Informatión Estadistica Google Scholar
  4. Dunkerley, J., Rebellion in the Veins: Political Struggle in Bolivia 1952–1982. London, 1984Google Scholar
  5. Fifer, J. V., Bolivia: Land, Location and Politics Since 1825. CUP, 1972Google Scholar
  6. Guillermo, L., A History of the Bolivian Labour Movement 1848–1971. CUP, 1977Google Scholar
  7. Klein, H., Bolivia: The Evolution of a Multi-Ethnic Society. OUP, 1982Google Scholar
  8. Yeager, G. M., Bolivia. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1988Google Scholar

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