'Sven Harten provides a readable, informed, insightful and theoretically grounded account which adds substantially to our understanding of contemporary Bolivian politics.'
John Crabtree, Latin American Centre, University of Oxford
'Anyone concerned with contemporary Latin America should have this book in their library.'
Richard Gott, former foreign correspondent for The Guardian and author of Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution
'Through his impeccably researched and extensive dissection of Bolivia's political culture, Harten usefully frames the rise of Evo Morales upon the national stage.'
Nikolas Kozloff, author of Revolution! South America and The Rise of the New Left
'Indispensable reading for English-speaking followers of Latin America's revolutionary Pink Tide.'
John Foran, University of California
'A must-read for anybody interested in contemporary Latin American history.'
Francisco Panizza, The London School of Economics and Political Science