In This Review

Fear in the Countryside: The Control of Agricultural Resources in the Poor Countries by Nonpeasant Elites
Fear in the Countryside: The Control of Agricultural Resources in the Poor Countries by Nonpeasant Elites
By E. G. Vallianatos
Ballinger, 1976, 180 pp.

Uneven and argumentative-the word "must" is a constant refrain-but with fascinating historical material on Western attitudes toward colonial agriculture, a critical sociology of American agricultural aiders, and a first-hand, hard-hitting account of how badly it all works in Colombia.