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Recent Content

Author: 
Paul Gootenberg
Reviewer: 
Elaine Carey

Carey on Gootenberg, 'Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug'


Paul Gootenberg. Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 442 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3229-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5905-6.

Reviewed by Elaine Carey (St. Johns University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 2011)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Doris Lorraine Garraway
Reviewer: 
Erica Johnson

Johnson on Garraway, 'Tree of Liberty: Cultural Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World'


Doris Lorraine Garraway. Tree of Liberty: Cultural Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008. vi + 280 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2685-8; $24.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-2686-5.

Reviewed by Erica Johnson (Florida State Univeristy)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 2011)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Sebastian Balfour
Reviewer: 
Frank Argote-Freyre

Argote-Freyre on Balfour, 'Castro: Profiles in Power'


Sebastian Balfour. Castro: Profiles in Power. Third Edition. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2009. Illustrations. 211 pp. $39.80 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4058-7318-5.

Reviewed by Frank Argote-Freyre (Kean University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 2011)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Evolution of the Cuban Revolution

Author: 
Juan Carlos Rodríguez
Reviewer: 
Matilde Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Jones, 'The Bay of Pigs' and Juan Carlos Rodríguez, 'Inevitable Battle: From the Bay of Pigs to Playa Girón'


Howard Jones. The Bay of Pigs. Pivotal Moments in American History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Illustrations. xvi + 237 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-975425-0.Juan Carlos Rodríguez. Inevitable Battle: From the Bay of Pigs to Playa Girón. Translated by Rose Ana Berbeo. Havana: Editorial Capitán San Luis, 2009. Illustrations. 359 pp. $20.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-959-211-337-4.

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