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Author: 
William O. Walker, III, ed.
Reviewer: 
Arthur Schmidt

Schmidt on Walker, 'Drugs in the Western Hemisphere: An Odyssey of Cultures in Conflict'

William O. Walker, III, ed. Drugs in the Western Hemisphere: An Odyssey of Cultures in Conflict. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1996. xxvii + 262 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2426-6; $76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2422-8.

Reviewed by Arthur Schmidt (Department of History, Temple University) Published on H-LatAm (July, 1996)

Author: 
Jeff Lesser
Reviewer: 
Rene Decol

Decol on Lesser, 'Welcoming the Undesirables: Brazil and the Jewish Question'

Jeff Lesser. Welcoming the Undesirables: Brazil and the Jewish Question. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. . $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08412-4; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-08413-1.

Reviewed by Rene Decol (Universidade de Campinas) Published on H-LatAm (July, 1996)

Dando boas vindas aos indesejAveis

Author: 
Elizabeth E. Brusco
Reviewer: 
Francine Cronshaw

Cronshaw on Brusco, 'The Reformation of Machismo: Evangelical Conversion and Gender in Colombia'

Elizabeth E. Brusco. The Reformation of Machismo: Evangelical Conversion and Gender in Colombia. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. x + 203 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-70821-1; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-70820-4.

Reviewed by Francine Cronshaw (visiting research scholar, Latin American Institute, University of New Mexico) Published on H-LatAm (June, 1996)

Author: 
Lowell Gudmundson, Hector Lindo-Fuentes
Reviewer: 
Richmond F. Brown

Brown on Gudmundson and Lindo-Fuentes, 'Central America, 1821-1871: Liberalism before Liberal Reform'

Lowell Gudmundson, Hector Lindo-Fuentes. Central America, 1821-1871: Liberalism before Liberal Reform. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995. viii + 156 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-0765-3.

Reviewed by Richmond F. Brown (History Department, University of South Alabama ) Published on H-LatAm (June, 1996)

Author: 
Alfredo Lopez
Reviewer: 
Antonio Rodriguez-Buckingham

Rodriguez-Buckingham on Lopez, 'Dona Licha's Island: Modern Colonialism in Puerto Rico'

Alfredo Lopez. Dona Licha's Island: Modern Colonialism in Puerto Rico. Boston, Mass.: South End Press, 1987. viii + 178 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-257-1; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-258-8.

Reviewed by Antonio Rodriguez-Buckingham (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-LatAm (June, 1996)

Destruction or Freedom, the Outcome of Colonialism

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