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Recent Content

Author: 
Catherine R. DiCesare
Reviewer: 
Caroline Dodds Pennock

Pennock on DiCesare, 'Sweeping the Way: Divine Transformation in the Aztec Festival of Ochpaniztli'


Catherine R. DiCesare. Sweeping the Way: Divine Transformation in the Aztec Festival of Ochpaniztli. Mesoamerican Worlds: From the Olmecs to the Danzantes Series. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2009. Illustrations. 229 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-943-8.

Reviewed by Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Paul Gootenberg, Luis Reygadas, eds.
Reviewer: 
Arthur Schmidt

Schmidt on Gootenberg and Reygadas, 'Indelible Inequalities in Latin America: Insights from History, Politics, and Culture'


Paul Gootenberg, Luis Reygadas, eds. Indelible Inequalities in Latin America: Insights from History, Politics, and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. 248 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4719-4; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4734-7.

Reviewed by Arthur Schmidt (Temple University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Adam Lifshey
Reviewer: 
Monica Diaz

Diaz on Lifshey, 'Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures'


Adam Lifshey. Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010. 192 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3238-3.

Reviewed by Monica Diaz (Georgia State University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Dan Hagedorn
Reviewer: 
Felipe Cruz

Cruz on Hagedorn, 'Conquistadors of the Sky: A History of Aviation in Latin America'


Dan Hagedorn. Conquistadors of the Sky: A History of Aviation in Latin America. Washington DC: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, 2008. Illustrations. xiv + 587 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3249-8.

Reviewed by Felipe Cruz
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Rick Anthony López
Reviewer: 
Susana Nuccetelli

Nuccetelli on López, 'Crafting Mexico: Intellectuals, Artisans, and the State after the Revolution'


Rick Anthony López. Crafting Mexico: Intellectuals, Artisans, and the State after the Revolution. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. viii + 408 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4694-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4703-3.

Reviewed by Susana Nuccetelli (St. Cloud State University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

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