Historical Dictionary of Ecuador contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
George M. Lauderbaugh is Professor of History Emeritus at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. He has been interested in Ecuador since 1962 when he first visited the country. In addition to three previous books on Ecuador he has written articles and reviews for the Latin Americanist and other academic journals. Lauderbaugh is a member of the National Academy of History of Ecuador and the Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies.