The University of Wisconsin Press
Cowboys and Caudillos
Frontier Ideology of the Americas
Tom R. Sullivan
Suggesting that better understanding of conflicts between Anglo and Latin America can come from the study of their contrasting popular fictions, the author compares the traditional attachment in Latin America to government by a strong mana caudilloto the diametrically opposed expansionist frontier ideology of the United Statesthe cowboywho makes space safe for Anglo colonization.
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LC: 89-082394 PS
182 pp. 6 x 9 29 b/w illus.
Cloth $34.95 t
Paper $16.95 t
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