Bandidos: The Varieties of Latin American Banditry

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Richard W. Slatta
Greenwood Press, 1987 - Social Science - 218 pages

This collection explores the varieties of banditry in Latin America and provides a major comparative testing of Hobsbawm's model of the social bandit. Comprised of a unique collection of essays, it contributes to a more accurate understanding of bandit leaders and followers, as well as to the analysis of banditry as a social phenomenon.

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