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Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith is a historian of modern Latin America with a focus on ninetieth and twentieth Mexico. His current research interests include journalism and the public sphere, the war on drugs and the drug trade, and civil society, grassroots politics and the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.

Keywords: Mexican drug trade, state formation, conservatism, religion, indigenismo, the Mexican press, U.S. war on drugs