marceLo bucheLi
(PhD Stanford University) is an associate professor of busi-
ness administration and history at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign.
He has published the book Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in
Colombia, 1899–2000 (2005) and several articles on the oil and banana industries in
Latin America in scholarly journals and edited collections.
carLos conTreras
is a historian and professor in the Economics Department
of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a member of the Instituto de Es-
tudios Peruanos. He obtained his PhD at the Colegio de México, with a dissertation
on the making of the Peruvian economy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth
centuries, to be published shortly. He has previously researched the history of min-
ing and the evolution of the Peruvian economy following the period of indepen-
dence. He is the author of Mineros y campesinos en los Andes (1988), El aprendizaje del
capitalismo (2004), and (with Marcos Cueto) Historia del Perú contemporáneo (latest
edition 2007).
pauLo DrinoT
is senior lecturer in Latin American history at the Institute of
the Americas, University College London. He is the author of The Allure of Labor:
Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State (Duke University Press, 2011)
and of several articles and book chapters on various aspects of Peruvian history,
editor of Che’s Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America (Duke
University Press, 2010), and coeditor of Mas allá de la dominación y la resistencia: Es-
tudios de historia peruana, siglos XVI–XX (2005).
Jeffrey L. GouLD
is the James H. Rudy Professor of History at Indiana Uni-
versity. From 1995 to 2008, he was director of the Center for Latin American and
Caribbean Studies. His most recent book is To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repres-
sion, and Memory in El Salvador, 1920–32 (coauthored with Aldo Lauria, Duke Uni-
versity Press, 2008). Previous books include To Lead as Equals: Rural Protest and
Political Consciousness in Chinandega, Nicaragua, 1912–1979 (1990); El Mito de Nica-
ragua Mestiza y la Resistencia Indígena (1997); and To Die in This Way: Nicaraguan
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