Bolivian Revolution at 70

A docuseries hosted by Carmen Soliz and produced by Rebekah Ward

Carmen Soliz is a historian of Latin America, with a specific focus on modern Bolivia and the Andes.  She is the author of Fields of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and Rural State Formation in Bolivia, 1935-1964. Her book examines Bolivian agrarian reform and sees the role that Indians and peasants played in consolidationg one of the most radical and redistributive reforms in Latin America. 

Rebekah Ward is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in the Latin American Studies Program. She is also one of the editors and producers for the Historias Podcast.


This project was made possible by an award from the American Historical Association’s Grants to Sustain and Advance the Work of Historical Organizations Program, which provides relief to institutions adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This opportunity was made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) used the funds to produce “For the People: Portable Latin American Histories” 

The project team includes historians Carlos Dimas (University of Nevada at Las Vegas), Steven Hyland (Wingate University), Carmen Soliz (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), and Dustin Walcher (Southern Oregon University), and graduate student Rebekah Ward (University of North Carolina at Charlotte).