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Author: 
Aline Helg
Reviewer: 
Paul Figueroa

Figueroa on Helg, 'Our Rightful Share: The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, 1886-1912'


Aline Helg. Our Rightful Share: The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, 1886-1912. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. . $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2184-8; $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4494-6.

Reviewed by Paul Figueroa (University of Alberta)
Published on H-LatAm (June, 1995)

The Sharing of Cuba or the Whole Lechon?

Author: 
Elinor G. K. Melville
Reviewer: 
Abel A. Alves

Alves on Melville, 'A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico'


Elinor G. K. Melville. A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xiii + 203 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-42061-7.

Reviewed by Abel A. Alves (Ball State University)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 1995)

Author: 
Lester D. Langley, Thomas Schoonover
Reviewer: 
Steven S. Gillick

Gillick on Langley and Schoonover, 'The Banana Men: American Mercenaries and Entrepreneurs in Central America, 1880-1930'


Lester D. Langley, Thomas Schoonover. The Banana Men: American Mercenaries and Entrepreneurs in Central America, 1880-1930. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1995. 219 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1891-8.

Reviewed by Steven S. Gillick (Gonzaga University)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 1995)

Author: 
Darién J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Gail D. Triner

Triner on Davis, 'Slavery and Beyond: The African Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean (Jaguar Books on Latin America)'


Darién J. Davis. Slavery and Beyond: The African Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean (Jaguar Books on Latin America). Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, 1995. . $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2484-6; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2485-3.

Reviewed by Gail D. Triner (Department of History, Rutgers University)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 1995)

Author: 
Gertrude Matyoka Yeager
Reviewer: 
Virginia W. Leonard

Leonard on Yeager, 'Confronting Change, Challenging Tradition: Woman in Latin American History (Jaguar Books on Latin America)'


Gertrude Matyoka Yeager. Confronting Change, Challenging Tradition: Woman in Latin American History (Jaguar Books on Latin America). Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1994. . $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2479-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2480-8.

Reviewed by Virginia W. Leonard (Western Illinois University )
Published on H-LatAm (February, 1995)

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