In This Review

A History of Latin America, from the Beginnings to the Present
A History of Latin America, from the Beginnings to the Present
By Hubert Herring
Knopf, 1955, 796 pp.

An excellent--perhaps the most satisfactory--general history of Latin America. The author, Professor of Latin American Civilization at Pomona College, has succeeded in surveying this vast historical and geographical terrain with unusual skill, imagination and enthusiasm.