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Recent Content

Author: 
Darryl Cole-Christensen
Reviewer: 
Mark Carey

Carey on Cole-Christensen, 'A Place in the Rain Forest: Settling the Costa Rican Frontier'


Darryl Cole-Christensen. A Place in the Rain Forest: Settling the Costa Rican Frontier. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997. viii + 243 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-71191-4; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-71190-7.

Reviewed by Mark Carey (University of Montana)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

A Frontier Perspective

Author: 
Peter Dale Scott, Jonathan Marshall
Reviewer: 
Arthur Schmidt

Schmidt on Scott and Marshall, 'Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America'


Peter Dale Scott, Jonathan Marshall. Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. xxiii + 279 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-21449-1.

Reviewed by Arthur Schmidt (Temple University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

An Unhealthy Prescription

Author: 
Donna J. Guy, Thomas E. Sheridan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ralph Lee Woodward

Woodward on Guy and Sheridan, 'Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and Southern Edges of the Spanish Empire'


Donna J. Guy, Thomas E. Sheridan, eds. Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and Southern Edges of the Spanish Empire. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1998. xiii + 275 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-1860-9; $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-1859-3.

Reviewed by Ralph Lee Woodward (Department of History, Texas Christian University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

Author: 
Ciro A. Sandoval, Sandra Boschetto-Sandoval, eds.
Reviewer: 
Karen Racine

Racine on Sandoval and Boschetto-Sandoval, 'Jose Maria Arguedas: Reconsiderations for Latin American Cultural Studies'


Ciro A. Sandoval, Sandra Boschetto-Sandoval, eds. Jose Maria Arguedas: Reconsiderations for Latin American Cultural Studies. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1998. xlii + 312 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-200-1.

Reviewed by Karen Racine (Valparaiso University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

Author: 
Ulrich MÖ¼cke
Reviewer: 
Erick D. Langer

Langer on MÖ¼cke, 'Der Partido Civil in Peru 1871-1879: Zur Geschichte politischer Parteien und Reprasentation in Lateinamerika'


Ulrich MÖ¼cke. Der Partido Civil in Peru 1871-1879: Zur Geschichte politischer Parteien und Reprasentation in Lateinamerika. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1998. 384 pp. 88 DM (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-07240-3.

Reviewed by Erick D. Langer (Georgetown University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

Parties and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Peru

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