Struggle in the Countryside: Politics and Rural Labor in Chile, 1919-1973

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Struggle in the Countryside: Politics and Rural Labor in Chile, 1919-1973

By Brian Loveman
Indiana University Press, 1976
439 pp. $12.50
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The subject is the transformations of property in the countryside and rural activism and labor conflict. ". . . it was the radical alterations of the political meaning of property in rural land from 1964 to 1973 that destroyed the foundations of Chilean formal democracy-a democracy that rested heavily on the back of the Chilean campesino."