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Recent Content

Author: 
Samuel Martinez
Reviewer: 
Kirwin R. Shaffer

Shaffer on Martinez, 'Peripheral Migrants: Haitians and Dominican Republic Sugar Plantations'

Samuel Martinez. Peripheral Migrants: Haitians and Dominican Republic Sugar Plantations. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995. xix + 228 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-901-2.

Reviewed by Kirwin R. Shaffer (Humanities Department, Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales) Published on H-LatAm (October, 1997)

Author: 
Hilary Beckles, Verene Shepherd
Reviewer: 
Dennis R. Hidalgo

Hidalgo on Beckles and Shepherd, 'Caribbean Freedom: Economy and Society From Emancipation to the Present'

Hilary Beckles, Verene Shepherd. Caribbean Freedom: Economy and Society From Emancipation to the Present. Princeton, N.J.: Markus Wiener Publishers, 1996. 581 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55876-128-5.

Reviewed by Dennis R. Hidalgo (Central Michigan University/Strathclyde University) Published on H-LatAm (September, 1997)

Author: 
Jorge I. Dominguez, Marc Lindenberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Steve Hobden

Hobden on Dominguez and Lindenberg, 'Democratic Transitions in Central America'

Jorge I. Dominguez, Marc Lindenberg, eds. Democratic Transitions in Central America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997. xi + 210 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1486-9.

Reviewed by Steve Hobden (Department University of Wales) Published on H-LatAm (September, 1997)

Author: 
Susan Elizabeth Ramirez
Reviewer: 
Ignacio Gallup-Diaz

Gallup-Diaz on Ramirez, 'The World Turned Upside Down: Cross-Cultural Contact and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Peru'

Susan Elizabeth Ramirez. The World Turned Upside Down: Cross-Cultural Contact and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Peru. Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996. Index. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2416-6.

Reviewed by Ignacio Gallup-Diaz (Department of History, Bryn Mawr College) Published on H-LatAm (September, 1997)

Author: 
Howard Johnson
Reviewer: 
Bruce Taylor

Taylor on Johnson, 'The Bahamas From Slavery to Servitude, 1783-1933'

Howard Johnson. The Bahamas From Slavery to Servitude, 1783-1933. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996. xviii + 218 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1494-4.

Reviewed by Bruce Taylor (Department of History, University of Dayton) Published on H-LatAm (September, 1997)

The Bahamas: Islands in Chains?

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