"Delivers on its promises and then some."
--Gilbert M. Joseph, American Historical Review
"A gold mine of significant findings."
--Roderic A. Camp, Hispanic American Historical Review"
Holden has done a masterful job. . . . His conclusions . . . are unassailable."
--David Lorey, Journal of Latin American Studies
About the Author
Robert H Holden is professor of Latin American History, Old Dominion University. Besides numerous scholarly articles, his other books include:
- Armies Without Nations: Public Violence and State Formation in Central America, 1821-1960. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
- Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History (Co-edited, with Eric Zolov). New York: Oxford University Press, 2010 (second edition)
- Contemporary Latin America: 1970 to the Present. Co-author with Rina Villars. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2012.