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Author: 
Stuart McCook
Reviewer: 
Daniela Bleichmar

Bleichmar on McCook, 'States of Nature: Science, Agriculture, and Environment in the Spanish Caribbean, 1760-1940'


Stuart McCook. States of Nature: Science, Agriculture, and Environment in the Spanish Caribbean, 1760-1940. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000. xiv + 201 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75257-3; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-75256-6.

Reviewed by Daniela Bleichmar (Program in the History of Science, History Department, Princeton University)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2003)

Author: 
David P. Geggus, ed.
Reviewer: 
Kevin D. Roberts

Roberts on Geggus, 'The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World'


David P. Geggus, ed. The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xviii + 261 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-416-9.

Reviewed by Kevin D. Roberts (Department of History, New Mexico State University)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2003)

Author: 
Laura Caso Barrera
Reviewer: 
Piedad Peniche Rivero

Rivero on Barrera, 'Caminos en la Selva: MigraciÖ³n, Comercio y Resistencia: Mayas Yucatecos e Itzaes, Siglos XVII-XIX'


Laura Caso Barrera. Caminos en la Selva: MigraciÖ³n, Comercio y Resistencia: Mayas Yucatecos e Itzaes, Siglos XVII-XIX. Mexico City: El Colegio de Mexico, Fondo de Cultura EconÖ³mica, 2002. 423 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-968-16-6714-6.

Reviewed by Piedad Peniche Rivero (Archivo General del Estado de Yucatán)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2003)

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Author: 
Euclid A. Rose
Reviewer: 
Cary Fraser

Fraser on Rose, 'Dependency and Socialism in the Modern Caribbean: Superpower Intervention in Guyana, Jamaica, and Grenada, 1970-1985'


Euclid A. Rose. Dependency and Socialism in the Modern Caribbean: Superpower Intervention in Guyana, Jamaica, and Grenada, 1970-1985. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2002. xxii + 454pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0448-4.

Reviewed by Cary Fraser (Department of African and African American Studies, The Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2003)

Author: 
Verene A. Shepherd, ed.
Reviewer: 
William Van Norman

Van Norman on Shepherd, 'Slavery without Sugar: Diversity in Caribbean Economy and Society since the 17th Century'


Verene A. Shepherd, ed. Slavery without Sugar: Diversity in Caribbean Economy and Society since the 17th Century. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002. x + 296 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2552-0.

Reviewed by William Van Norman (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Published on H-LatAm (October, 2003)

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