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Author: 
Brian S. Bauer, David S. P. Dearborn
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Bauer and Dearborn, 'Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes: The Cultural Origins of Inca Sky Watching'

Brian S. Bauer, David S. P. Dearborn. Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes: The Cultural Origins of Inca Sky Watching. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. xv + 220 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-70829-7; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-70837-2.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Mark T. Berger
Reviewer: 
Thomas Schoonover

Schoonover on Berger, 'Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and U.S. Hegemony in the Americas, 1898-1990'

Mark T. Berger. Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and U.S. Hegemony in the Americas, 1898-1990. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. xv + 570 pp. $31.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-31172-6.

Reviewed by Thomas Schoonover (University of Southwestern Louisiana ) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Mark T. Berger
Reviewer: 
Peter G. Felten

Felten on Berger, 'Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and U.S. Hegemony in the Americas, 1898-1990'

Mark T. Berger. Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and U.S. Hegemony in the Americas, 1898-1990. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. xv + 570 pp. $31.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-31172-6.

Reviewed by Peter G. Felten (Tulsa Junior College) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

The Historiography of Inter-American Relations

Author: 
Martha Menchaca
Reviewer: 
Martin Valadez

Valadez on Menchaca, 'The Mexican Outsiders: A Community History of Marginalization and Discrimination in California'

Martha Menchaca. The Mexican Outsiders: A Community History of Marginalization and Discrimination in California. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1995. xvii + 250 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-75173-6; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75174-3.

Reviewed by Martin Valadez (Department of History, Stanford University ) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Vivienne Bennett
Reviewer: 
Joseph L. Klesner

Klesner on Bennett, 'The Politics of Water: Urban Protest, Gender, and Power in Monterrey, Mexico'

Vivienne Bennett. The Politics of Water: Urban Protest, Gender, and Power in Monterrey, Mexico. Pittsburgh, Penn.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. xvii + 232 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-3908-5.

Reviewed by Joseph L. Klesner (Kenyon College ) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Brenda Carter, Grace Paley, eds.
Reviewer: 
Steve Hobden

Hobden on Carter and Paley, 'A Dream Compels Us: Voices of Salvadoran Women'

Brenda Carter, Grace Paley, eds. A Dream Compels Us: Voices of Salvadoran Women. Boston, Mass.: South End Press, 1989. 246 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-368-4; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-369-1.

Reviewed by Steve Hobden (Dept. of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
David Kunzle
Reviewer: 
Martina E. Will

Will on Kunzle, 'The Murals of Revolutionary Nicaragua, 1979-1992'

David Kunzle. The Murals of Revolutionary Nicaragua, 1979-1992. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xvii + 203 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08190-1.

Reviewed by Martina E. Will (University of New Mexico) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Kenneth J. Andrien
Reviewer: 
John F. Schwaller

Schwaller on Andrien, 'The Kingdom of Quito, 1690-1830: The State and Regional Development'

Kenneth J. Andrien. The Kingdom of Quito, 1690-1830: The State and Regional Development. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xi + 255 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48125-0.

Reviewed by John F. Schwaller (University of Montana) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Asuncion Lavrin
Reviewer: 
Virginia W. Leonard

Leonard on Lavrin, 'Women, Feminism, and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890-1940'

Asuncion Lavrin. Women, Feminism, and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890-1940. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. x + 480 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2897-9.

Reviewed by Virginia W. Leonard (Western Illinois University ) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Women in the Southern Cone

Author: 
Samuel Brunk
Reviewer: 
Drew P. Halevy

Halevy on Brunk, 'Emiliano Zapata: Revolution and Betrayal in Mexico'

Samuel Brunk. Emiliano Zapata: Revolution and Betrayal in Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. xvi + 360 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-1620-2; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1619-6.

Reviewed by Drew P. Halevy (University of Arkansas ) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Brooke Larson, Olivia Harris, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert Jackson

Jackson on Larson and Harris, 'Ethnicity, Markets and Migration in the Andes: At the Crossroads of History and Anthropology'

Brooke Larson, Olivia Harris, eds. Ethnicity, Markets and Migration in the Andes: At the Crossroads of History and Anthropology. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995. viii + 428 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-1647-3; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-1633-6.

Reviewed by Robert Jackson (SUNY College at Oneonta) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Irene Isabel Blea
Reviewer: 
David Manuel Hernandez

Hernandez on Blea, 'Researching Chicano Communities: Social-Historical, Physical, Psychological and Spiritual Space'

Irene Isabel Blea. Researching Chicano Communities: Social-Historical, Physical, Psychological and Spiritual Space. Westport, Conn. and London: Praeger, 1995. xiii + 159 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-275-95219-8; $98.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-94974-7.

Reviewed by David Manuel Hernandez (University of New Mexico) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
James D. Cockcroft
Reviewer: 
April L. Brown

Brown on Cockcroft, 'Latin America: History, Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy'

James D. Cockcroft. Latin America: History, Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy. Chicago, Ill.: Nelson-Hall Publishers, 1996. v + 764 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8304-1398-0.

Reviewed by April L. Brown (University of Arkansas) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

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