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Reviews of Santiago Perez Triana

“Santiago Perez Triana (1858 – 1916) was a Colombian author, journalist, and diplomat who became one of the leading proponents of pan-American unity and a crusader against European intervention in the western hemisphere. He led a dramatic, globetrotting life and became on of Latin America’s best-known public figures. Now a biography of his life and works “Santiago Perez Triana (1858-1916): Columbian Man of Letters and Crusader for Hemispheric Unity” by author and historian Jane Rausch rescues from obscurity the man who was a forceful advocate of the allied cause in World War I and enjoyed the status of being one of Latin America’s most powerful voices on the world stage. Exceptionally well researched, written, organized and presented, “Santiago Perez Triana” is enhanced for scholars with the inclusion of twenty-two pages of Notes, an eight page Bibliography, and appendix (Perez Triana’s Best Remembered Poems), and a six page Index. While highly and unreservedly recommended for both community and academic library Latin American Biography & History collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that “Santiago Perez Triana” is also available in a paperback edition”.-Midwest Book Review