Since the publication of Peronismo, populismo y política (1998), Raanan Rein has been stressing the importance of what he calls the second line of Peronist leadership, whose role, he argues, is vital to understanding the nature of the Peronist regime and Juan Perón's relationship with his followers. The argument makes total sense and should have been obvious, but it was not.

The book under review is the second collection of studies on secondary Peronist leaders put together by Rein and Claudio Panella, the first of which was published in 2013. This second book contains 13 chapters written by different authors discussing such leaders. All except one chapter are focused on men who had their principal impact at the national level; unlike the previous volume, no women are discussed. The chapters highlight different aspects of the men's careers. A few of the contributions...

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