Author: 
Armando Navarro
Reviewer: 
Carlos Perez

Perez on Navarro, 'Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas'

Armando Navarro. Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. xvi + 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75557-4; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-75556-7.

Reviewed by Carlos Perez (SUNY Oswego ) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

The Sixties in South Texas: The Rise and Demise of MAY

Author: 
Ann Zulawski
Reviewer: 
Andrew Boeger

Boeger on Zulawski, 'They Eat from Their Labor: Work and Social Change in Colonial Bolivia'

Ann Zulawski. They Eat from Their Labor: Work and Social Change in Colonial Bolivia. Pittsburgh, Penn.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995. xiv + 283 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-1183-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Boeger (North Carolina A & T State University ) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Culture, Conflict, and Change in Colonial Bolivia

Author: 
David E. Whisnant
Reviewer: 
Steven S. Gillick

Gillick on Whisnant, 'Rascally Signs in Sacred Places: The Politics of Culture in Nicaragua'

David E. Whisnant. Rascally Signs in Sacred Places: The Politics of Culture in Nicaragua. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xiii + 569 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4523-3; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2209-8.

Reviewed by Steven S. Gillick (Gonzaga University) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Author: 
Richard C. Trexler
Reviewer: 
Maria Elena Martinez

Martinez on Trexler, 'Sex and Conquest: Gendered Violence, Political Order and the European Conquest of the Americas'

Richard C. Trexler. Sex and Conquest: Gendered Violence, Political Order and the European Conquest of the Americas. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. xii + 292 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3224-8.

Reviewed by Maria Elena Martinez (University of Chicago) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

The Conquests of Men

Author: 
Gilbert M. Joseph, Mark D. Szuchman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paul Rich

Rich on Joseph and Szuchman, 'I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America'

Gilbert M. Joseph, Mark D. Szuchman, eds. I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1996. xiii + 213 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2495-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2496-9.

Reviewed by Paul Rich (University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Author: 
Shirley Marchalonis
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Chamberlain

Chamberlain on Marchalonis, 'College Girls: A Century in Fiction'

Shirley Marchalonis. College Girls: A Century in Fiction. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1995. 209 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-2175-6; $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-2176-3.

Reviewed by Kathleen Chamberlain (Emory & Henry College) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

Women in College Fiction: Genre Study

Author: 
Edward J. Ingebretsen
Reviewer: 
Harold Hatt

Hatt on Ingebretsen, 'Maps of Heaven, Maps of Hell: Religious Terror as Memory from the Puritans to Stephen King'

Edward J. Ingebretsen. Maps of Heaven, Maps of Hell: Religious Terror as Memory from the Puritans to Stephen King. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1996. 280 pp. (paper), ISBN 978-1-56324-872-6; $56.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56324-871-9.

Reviewed by Harold Hatt (Phillips Theological Seminary) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

Guilt and Terror in the American Mind/Religion

Author: 
Allen Forte
Reviewer: 
Harvey Cohen

Cohen on Forte, 'The American Popular Ballad of the Golden Era, 1924-1950'

Allen Forte. The American Popular Ballad of the Golden Era, 1924-1950. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995. ix + 366 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04399-9.

Reviewed by Harvey Cohen (University of Maryland) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

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