Books by John Charles Chasteen

Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Strikes a neat balance between attentive commentary and dynamic storytelling."
The struggle for Latin American independence at the dawn of the 19th century recounted in all its gritty glory. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Chasteen occasionally adopts too casual a tone, and there are portions of his narrative that could use more to reinforce credibility and help point the way for further research, but these are minor quibbles in light of his achievement overall."
A broad overview of one of the world's most historically volatile regions. Read full book review >