In This Review

Presidential Power in Latin American Politics
Presidential Power in Latin American Politics
Edited by Thomas V. DiBacco
Praeger, 1977, 122 pp

Presidencies as institutions, the power of presidents, the significance of caudillismo and personalismo, the effects of U.S. policy, and party systems are the principal subjects of these six essays, four of which deal specifically with Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica and Venezuela.