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Recent Content

Author: 
Kevin Winker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mark Bonta

Bonta on Winker, 'Moments of Discovery: Natural History Narratives from Mexico and Central America'


Kevin Winker, ed. Moments of Discovery: Natural History Narratives from Mexico and Central America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2010. xiii + 401 pp. $75.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-8130-3417-1.

Reviewed by Mark Bonta (Delta State University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Nicolás Wey Gómez
Reviewer: 
Antonio Terrasa Lozano

Terrasa Lozano on Wey Gómez, 'The Tropics of Empire: Why Columbus Sailed South to the Indies'


Nicolás Wey Gómez. The Tropics of Empire: Why Columbus Sailed South to the Indies. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2008. 616 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-23264-7.

Reviewed by Antonio Terrasa Lozano (Evora University --Portugal)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

The Creation of Columbus's Tropics

Author: 
John C. Henshaw
Reviewer: 
Robert E. May

May on Henshaw, 'Recollections of the War With Mexico'


John C. Henshaw. Recollections of the War With Mexico. Edited by Gary Kurutz. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008. xii + 253 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1799-8.

Reviewed by Robert E. May (Purdue University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Nicholas Draper
Reviewer: 
Richard J. Salvucci

Salvucci on Draper, 'The Price of Emancipation: Slave-Ownership, Compensation and British Society at the End of Slavery'


Nicholas Draper. The Price of Emancipation: Slave-Ownership, Compensation and British Society at the End of Slavery. Cambridge Studies in Economic History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Illustrations. xiii + 401 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-11525-4.

Reviewed by Richard J. Salvucci (Trinity University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Thomas David Schoonover
Reviewer: 
James Siekmeier

Siekmeier on Schoonover, 'Hitler's Man in Havana: Heinz Lüning and Nazi Espionage in Latin America'


Thomas David Schoonover. Hitler's Man in Havana: Heinz Lüning and Nazi Espionage in Latin America. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2501-5.

Reviewed by James Siekmeier (West Virginia University)
Published on H-LatAm (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

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