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"Given its wide interdisciplinary scope and its combination of current relevance with deep historical knowledge, it is safe to say that this book will be welcomed in many quarters."—Paul Friedrich, University of Chicago — N/A
"This is the best country-focused collection of essays available on rural politics and peasant movements in Latin America."—Leon Zamosc, University of California at San Diego — N/A
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Daniel Nugent (1954–1997) was a professor of anthropology and Latin American studies, a managing editor of the Journal of Historical Sociology, and coeditor of Everyday Forms of State Formation, also published by Duke University Press.
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