“The” age of the Caudillo, 1791 - 1899: 1

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Brassey's, Incorporated, 2003 - Caudillos - 569 pages
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Krigshistorie. To bindsværk om latinamerikansk militærhistorie m.v. 1791 - 2001, herunder om årsagerne til krige, grænsestridigheder, konflikter, interne stridigheder og politisk uro samt udenlandsk intervention (politisk, militær og økonomisk) bl.a fra Portugal, Spanien, Storbritannien og USA i hhv. det 19. og 20. århundrede.

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User Review  - WaltNoise - LibraryThing

Scheina's three books are the best sources in English for an overview of Latin American military history. Each book is well footnoted and has an extensive bibliography. The Naval History volume covers ... Read full review

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In the account of Walker's Nicaraguan takeover, Scheina states that the Accessory Transit Company's agents were J.P.Morgan and Garrison. That is a pretty stupid goof. J.P.Morgan was still a teenager at the time. The man's correct name was Charles Morgan, who as far as I know was unrelated to J.P. Maybe this is a fine book in other respects, but Mr. Scheina has failed to get his names straight.  

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