A challenging and thought-provoking collection of essays.
—American Historical Review
An innovative, at times provocative, anthology.
—Southwestern Historical Quarterly
This is a highly significant contribution to a field that is surprisingly underworked.
—Tim Henderson, author of The Worm in the Wheat: Rosalie Evans and Agrarian Struggle in the Puebla-Tlaxcala Valley of Mexico, 1906–1927
A first-rate anthology filled with innovative essays that challenge traditional interpretations of the Mexican military, caciquismo, and the enduring pervasiveness of violence in Mexican Society.
—Allen Wells, author of Tropical Zion: General Trujillo, FDR, and the Jews of Sosúa