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Author: 
Salvador Novo
Reviewer: 
Charley Shively

Shively on Novo, 'The War of the Fatties and Other Stories from Aztec History (Texas Pan American Series)'


Salvador Novo. The War of the Fatties and Other Stories from Aztec History (Texas Pan American Series). Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994. . $14.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-79059-9; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75554-3.

Reviewed by Charley Shively (University of Massachusetts)
Published on H-LatAm (July, 1995)

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)

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