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Author: 
Lester D. Langley
Reviewer: 
Mark T. Berger

Berger on Langley, 'The Americas in the Age of Revolution 1750-1850'


Lester D. Langley. The Americas in the Age of Revolution 1750-1850. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. xvi + 374 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06613-5.

Reviewed by Mark T. Berger (University of New South Wales)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 1998)

Author: 
Jose A. Cobas, Jorge Duany
Reviewer: 
Reinaldo L. Roman

Roman on Cobas and Duany, 'Cubans in Puerto Rico: Ethnic Economy and Cultural Identity'


Jose A. Cobas, Jorge Duany. Cubans in Puerto Rico: Ethnic Economy and Cultural Identity. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997. x + 156 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1499-9.

Reviewed by Reinaldo L. Roman (Department of History, The University of Georgia)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 1998)

Accounting for the Middleman

Author: 
Elizabeth P. Benson
Reviewer: 
Bryan Just

Just on Benson, 'Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America'


Elizabeth P. Benson. Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997. xix + 162 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1518-7.

Reviewed by Bryan Just (Tulane University)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 1998)

Benson's Bestiary: Precolumbian Fauna Confined in an Exhibition

Author: 
Jill Mocho
Reviewer: 
Dedra S. McDonald

McDonald on Mocho, 'Murder and Justice in Frontier New Mexico 1821-1846'


Jill Mocho. Murder and Justice in Frontier New Mexico 1821-1846. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1997. xiv + 245 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-1800-8; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1765-0.

Reviewed by Dedra S. McDonald (University of New Mexico)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 1998)

Homicide and Social History

Author: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Reviewer: 
Mark T. Berger

Berger on Posada-Carbo, 'Elections Before Democracy: The History of Elections in Europe and Latin America'


Eduardo Posada-Carbo. Elections Before Democracy: The History of Elections in Europe and Latin America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. x + 285 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-15885-9.

Reviewed by Mark T. Berger (Deptartment of Spanish & Latin American Studies, University of New South Wales)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 1998)

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