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Author: 
David E. Whisnant
Reviewer: 
Steven S. Gillick

Gillick on Whisnant, 'Rascally Signs in Sacred Places: The Politics of Culture in Nicaragua'

David E. Whisnant. Rascally Signs in Sacred Places: The Politics of Culture in Nicaragua. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xiii + 569 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4523-3; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2209-8.

Reviewed by Steven S. Gillick (Gonzaga University) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Author: 
Richard C. Trexler
Reviewer: 
Maria Elena Martinez

Martinez on Trexler, 'Sex and Conquest: Gendered Violence, Political Order and the European Conquest of the Americas'

Richard C. Trexler. Sex and Conquest: Gendered Violence, Political Order and the European Conquest of the Americas. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. xii + 292 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3224-8.

Reviewed by Maria Elena Martinez (University of Chicago) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

The Conquests of Men

Author: 
Gilbert M. Joseph, Mark D. Szuchman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paul Rich

Rich on Joseph and Szuchman, 'I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America'

Gilbert M. Joseph, Mark D. Szuchman, eds. I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1996. xiii + 213 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2495-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2496-9.

Reviewed by Paul Rich (University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Author: 
Armando Navarro
Reviewer: 
Carlos Perez

Perez on Navarro, 'Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas'

Armando Navarro. Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. xvi + 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75557-4; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-75556-7.

Reviewed by Carlos Perez (SUNY Oswego ) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

The Sixties in South Texas: The Rise and Demise of MAY

Author: 
Oscar Cornblit
Reviewer: 
Ross Jamieson

Jamieson on Cornblit, 'Power and Violence in the Colonial City: Oruro from the Mining Renaissance to the Rebellion of Tupac Amaru (1740-1782)'

Oscar Cornblit. Power and Violence in the Colonial City: Oruro from the Mining Renaissance to the Rebellion of Tupac Amaru (1740-1782). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. x + 230 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-44148-3.

Reviewed by Ross Jamieson (University of Calgary) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

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