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Recent Content

Author: 
Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, Bernadette West
Reviewer: 
Robert L. Smale

Smale on Salazar-Carrillo and West, 'Oil and Development in Venezuela during the 20th Century'


Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, Bernadette West. Oil and Development in Venezuela during the 20th Century. Westport: Praeger, 2004. xiii + 280 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-97262-2.

Reviewed by Robert L. Smale (Department of History, The University of Missouri-Columbia)
Published on H-LatAm (August, 2006)

Author: 
Bernard Moitt, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christopher Ebert

Ebert on Moitt, 'Sugar, Slavery, and Society: Perspectives on the Caribbean, India, the Mascarenes, and the United States'


Bernard Moitt, ed. Sugar, Slavery, and Society: Perspectives on the Caribbean, India, the Mascarenes, and the United States. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004. x + 203 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2779-1.

Reviewed by Christopher Ebert (Department of History, Brooklyn College)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2006)

Author: 
Laura A. Lewis
Reviewer: 
Caterina Pizzigoni

Pizzigoni on Lewis, 'Hall of Mirrors: Power, Witchcraft, and Caste in Colonial Mexico'


Laura A. Lewis. Hall of Mirrors: Power, Witchcraft, and Caste in Colonial Mexico. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2003. xiv + 262 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3111-7; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3147-6.

Reviewed by Caterina Pizzigoni (Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2006)

Author: 
Christon I. Archer, ed.
Reviewer: 
Marcial Ocasio-Meléndez

Ocasio-Meléndez on Archer, 'The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780-1824'


Christon I. Archer, ed. The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780-1824. Wilmington: Scholarly Resources, 2003. xii + 257 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-5126-2.

Reviewed by Marcial Ocasio-Meléndez (Department of History, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2006)

La revision de la independencia mexicana a un lustro del Bicentenario

Author: 
David H. Brown
Reviewer: 
Michael Stone

Stone on Brown, 'Santeria Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion'


David H. Brown. Santeria Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xx + 413 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-07609-6; $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-07610-2.

Reviewed by Michael Stone (Latin American Studies, Princeton University)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2006)

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