The Grandchildren of Solano López
Frontier and Nation in Paraguay, 1904- 1936
||Chesterton, Bridget María|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of New Mexico Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $50.00|
| Book Description: |
Paraguay's Chaco frontier, one of the least known areas in one of the least known countries in South America, became the unexpected scene of the bloodiest international war in the Americas, the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia (1932-35).
A picture postcard from the Chaco War era shows a large heart, emblazoned with the word "Paraguayo," pumping its way through the flat dusty wilderness of the Chaco and leaving a zigzag trail of smashed Bolivian forts and soldiers along...