Books written by Greg Grandin

The Last Colonial Massacre

University Of Chicago Press | July 30, 2011 | 345 pages
After decades of bloodshed and political terror, many lament the rise of the left in Latin America. Since the triumph of Castro, politicians and historians have accused the left there of rejecting democracy, embracing communist totalitarianism, and prompting both revolutionary violence and a... More Info

The Guatemala Reader

Duke University Press Books | October 27, 2011 | 648 pages
An interdisciplinary anthology on the largest, most populous nation in Central America, covering Guatemalan history, culture, literature and politics and containing many primary sources not previously published in English.  More Info

The Contours of American History

Verso Books | October 1, 2011 | 560 pages
"A very good book indeed.... It is quietly reasoned, beautifully ordered, and spirited as hell.... [It] is not a book for children, nostalgic or otherwise."—Loren Baritz, The Nation  More Info


Macmillan | June 9, 2009 | 416 pages
This never-before-told story of the auto magnate's attempt to recreate small-town America, along with a rubber plantation, in the heart of the Amazon details the epic clash between Ford and the jungle and its inhabitants, as the tycoon attempted to force his will on the natural world. By the... More Info