David Rock (historian)
He has been described as a "leading scholar in the field" of 19th-century Argentine political history. 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." Rock's first book, Politics in Argentina, 1890-1930: The Rise and Fall of Radicalism on the Conference on Latin American History Bolton prize for the best book in English. He is professor emeritus of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
List of works
- 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.
- Rock, David (June 2003), "Review of State Building and Political Movements in Argentina, 1860–1916", The American Historical Review, 108 (3), doi:10.1086/ahr/108.3.889, JSTOR 10.1086/529703, archived from the original on 2007-08-29
- Little, Walter (1987), "Review of Argentina 1516-1982, from Spanish Colonization to the Falklands War", History Today
-  Homepage at UCSB.
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