Camba and Kolla: Migration and Development in Santa Cruz, Bolivia


"Includes a thorough historical overview of the changing Bolivian economic and political circumstances that have made the Santa Cruz region so attractive to migrants.... Well written"-Choice "This outstanding analysis of international migration is the kind of regional study carried out a generations of so ago by geographers. Now a brilliant anthropologist has... written a vivid account of the settlement of Santa Cruz (city and province) by highlanders and their interethnic relations with Lowlanders."-Latin America in Books
Stearman describes the changing interethnic relationships between the highland Kolla and the lowland Camba in the Santa Cruz region of Bolivia's Amazon Basin, and between these indigenous Bolivians and the Asian and European immigrants brought to Bolivia to help establish the agricultural colonies.

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