Engaging Modernity: the political making of indigenous movements in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1900–2008

@article{Schaefer2009EngagingMT,
  title={Engaging Modernity: the political making of indigenous movements in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1900–2008},
  author={Timothy Edward Schaefer},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={397 - 413}
}
  • T. Schaefer
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Political Science
  • Third World Quarterly
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