In this significant revision of the Borzoi publication Dictatorship in Spanish the USA, editor Hugh Hamill has provided conflicting interpretations of caudillismo in twenty-seven essays written through a world staff of historians, anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, newshounds, and caudillos themselves. the choices characterize revisionists, apologists, enemies, or even a sufferer of caudillos. The personalities mentioned contain the Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo, the Argentinian gaucho Facundo Quiroga, the Guatemalan Rafael Carrera, the Colombian Rafael Núñez, Mexico’s Porfirio Díaz, the Somoza kin of Nicaragua, the Dominican "Benefactor" Rafael Trujillo, the Argentinians Juan Perón and his spouse Evita, Paraguay’s Alfredo Stroessner - referred to as "The Tyrannosaur," Chile’s Augusto Pinochet, and Cuba’s Fidel Castro.
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