History – Latin America

Perspective – Thomas Friedman

New York Times writer and author Thomas L. Friedman brings attention to a critical element of the climate and energy dilemma that many overlook.  In his keynote presentation as part of the 2010 Wake Forest University Energy Conference, Friedman stresses…

Analysis – Weavers of Revolution

Peter Winn, Weavers of Revolution: The Yarur Workers and Chile’s Road to Socialism, (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1986). The grassroots revolution in Chile presents a pivotal moment in the history of Latin America, revealing a clear departure from…

The Worm in the Wheat
Analysis – The Worm In The Wheat

Timothy J. Henderson, The Worm In The Wheat, (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998). Confusing power shifts and agrarian struggles define the Mexican Revolution.  Author and historian Timothy J. Henderson provides a fresh perspective of the period from 1906-1927 by…