History – Latin America

Thomas Friedman
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…

Weavers of Revolution
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

onfusing 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 weaving together historical context with the first-hand accounts of foreign-born hacienda owner Rosalie Evans.