Scholarship Summaries

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Scholarship Summaries

Book 1: Ariel de la Fuente, Children of Facundo: Caudillo and Gaucho Insurgency during the Argentine State-Formation Process (la Rioja, 1853- 1870) (Durham and London: Duke University Pres,2000).

Book 2: Christopher R. Boyer, Becoming Campesinos: Politics, Identity, and Agrarian Struggle in Post-revolutionary Michoacán, 1920-1935 (Stanford: Stanford University Press,2003)

Book 3: Eduardo Elena, Dignifying Argentina: Peronism, Citizenship, and Mass Consumption (Pittsburgh; University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011)

Write a summary (500 words maximum each) and provide a full citation for the book that must adhere to the University of Chicago for footnote/endnote. These are the main things to focus on:

  • What are the main points of the Book, in other words, what is the authors overarching argument
  • What are the evidence the author uses to support those points
  • Provide extensive and accurate comment on at least three kinds of primary sources upon which the author bases his/her argument. What kinds of primary sources did she/he use and how did s/he use each kind to support the argument?
  • In what ways and for what reasons does s/he says that her/his argument differs from those of other scholars who have addressed the books topics