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Author: 
Jean Rahier, Percy C. Hintzen, Felipe Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jessica M. Parr

Parr on Rahier and Hintzen and Smith, 'Global Circuits of Blackness: Interrogating the African Diaspora'

Jean Rahier, Percy C. Hintzen, Felipe Smith, eds. Global Circuits of Blackness: Interrogating the African Diaspora. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. xxvi + 261 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03562-3; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07753-1.

Reviewed by Jessica M. Parr (University of New Hampshire) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012) Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Richard L. Kagan, Philip D. Morgan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stanley Mirvis

Mirvis on Kagan and Morgan, 'Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800'

Richard L. Kagan, Philip D. Morgan, eds. Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xvii + 307 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9034-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-9035-2.

Reviewed by Stanley Mirvis (CUNY- Graduate College) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012) Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Lesley K. McAllister
Reviewer: 
Jose Augusto Drummond

Augusto Drummond on McAllister, 'Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil'

Lesley K. McAllister. Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. xix + 264 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5823-9.

Reviewed by Jose Augusto Drummond (University of Brasilia's Center for Sustainable Development) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012) Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Lisa Yun
Reviewer: 
Robert Chao Romero

Chao Romero on Yun, 'The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba'

Lisa Yun. The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. xxiii + 311 pp. $56.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59213-581-3; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-582-0.

Reviewed by Robert Chao Romero (UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012) Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
Stanley R. Bailey
Reviewer: 
Amelia Polónia

Polónia on Bailey, 'Legacies of Race: Identities, Attitudes, and Politics in Brazil'

Stanley R. Bailey. Legacies of Race: Identities, Attitudes, and Politics in Brazil. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. 304 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6277-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-6278-6.

Reviewed by Amelia Polónia (Universidade do Porto) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2012) Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

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