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    Historia-Revista de la Carrera de Historia

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    PIERRE LAVAUD, Jean. Enrichment: Bolivian Fortunes and Misfortunes. Historia [online]. 2017, n.37, pp. 75-91. ISSN 2519-0253.

    The ascendance of a "cholo bourgeoisie" in Bolivian political and economic affairs is often presented as a great novelty. However, sin-ce the beginning of the republican period, Bolivian elites have constantly updated themselves. New elites have mainly emerged from the countryside, in a process of circulation described by Vilfredo Pareto (1917, 1926). This article offers examples of this mechanism.

    Keywords : Wealth; elite; mines; military officers; coca; Revolutionary Nationalist Movement.

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