David Rock (historian)

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David Rock is a Latin Americanist historian, who specializes in the history of Argentina.

He has been described as a "leading scholar in the field" of 19th century Argentine political history.[1] His history of the country from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries was adjudged as "a comprehensive, clearly written and intelligent account of the evolution of Argentina which will undoubtedly remain the standard work for years to come."[2] He is professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

List of works[edit]

  • Rock, David (2002), State Building and Political Movements in Argentina, 1860-1916, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press .
  • Rock, David, ed. (1994), Latin America in the 1940s. War and Post War Transitions, Berkeley: University of California Press .
  • Rock, David (1992), Authoritarian Argentina. The Nationalist Movement: Its History and its Impact, Berkeley: University of California Press .
  • Rock, David (1987), Argentina, 1516-1987. From Spanish Colonization to Alfonsín, Berkeley: University of California Press .
  • Rock, David (1975), Politics in Argentina, 1890-1930. The Rise and Fall of Radicalism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press .

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rock, David (June 2003), Review of State Building and Political Movements in Argentina, 1860–1916, The American Historical Review 103 (3) 
  2. ^ Little, Walter (1987), Review of Argentina 1516-1982, from Spanish Colonization to the Falklands War, History Today 

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