Reviews

Author: 
Casey Marina Lurtz
Reviewer: 
Stephen Lewis

Lewis on Lurtz, 'From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico'

Casey Marina Lurtz. From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 296 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0389-9.

Reviewed by Stephen Lewis (California State University, Chico) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Andrae Marak (Governors State University)

Author: 
Anne G. Hanley
Reviewer: 
Jaclyn A. Sumner

Sumner on Hanley, 'The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822–1930'

Anne G. Hanley. The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822–1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 288 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-53507-4

Reviewed by Jaclyn A. Sumner (Presbyterian College) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo
Reviewer: 
Ulices Piña

Piña on Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo, 'The Search (La Búsqueda)'

Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo. The Search (La Búsqueda). Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films, 2018. 75 min.; color.

Reviewed by Ulices Piña (California State University, Long Beach) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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Author: 
Brian A. Stauffer
Reviewer: 
Roberto Di Stefano

Di Stefano on Stauffer, 'Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion'

Brian A. Stauffer. Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019. Illustrations. 392 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-6127-1.

Reviewed by Roberto Di Stefano (Conicet/Universidad Nacional de La Pampa) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Luiz Felipe de Alencastro
Reviewer: 
Christopher Ebert

Ebert on Alencastro, 'The Trade in the Living: The Formation of Brazil in the South Atlantic, Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries'

Luiz Felipe de Alencastro. The Trade in the Living: The Formation of Brazil in the South Atlantic, Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries. Translated by Gavin Adams and Luiz Felipe de Alencastro. Revised by Michael Wolfers and Dale Tomich. Albany: SUNY Press, 2018. 642 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6929-4

Author: 
Elizabeth Henson
Reviewer: 
Berenice Ortega Bayona

Ortega Bayona on Henson, 'Agrarian Revolt in the Sierra of Chihuahua, 1959-1965'

Elizabeth Henson. Agrarian Revolt in the Sierra of Chihuahua, 1959-1965. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019. 269 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-3873-7.

Reviewed by Berenice Ortega Bayona (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Lori Boornazian Diel
Reviewer: 
Catherine DiCesare

DiCesare on Diel, 'The Codex Mexicanus: A Guide to Life in Late Sixteenth-Century New Spain'

Lori Boornazian Diel. The Codex Mexicanus: A Guide to Life in Late Sixteenth-Century New Spain. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. Illustrations. x + 216 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-1673-3.

Reviewed by Catherine DiCesare (Colorado State University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Kevin A. Young, ed.
Reviewer: 
A. S. Dillingham

Dillingham on Young, 'Making the Revolution: Histories of the Latin American Left'

Kevin A. Young, ed. Making the Revolution: Histories of the Latin American Left. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvii + 302 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-43925-1; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42399-1.

Reviewed by A. S. Dillingham (Spring Hill College) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Jeffrey L. Gould
Reviewer: 
Manuel Grajales

Grajales on Gould, 'Solidarity under Siege: The Salvadoran Labor Movement, 1970-1990'

Jeffrey L. Gould. Solidarity under Siege: The Salvadoran Labor Movement, 1970-1990. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 276 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-41019-9

Reviewed by Manuel Grajales (Texas A&M University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Alison J. Bruey
Reviewer: 
Hillary Hiner

Hiner on Bruey, 'Bread, Justice, and Liberty: Grassroots Activism and Human Rights in Pinochet's Chile'

Alison J. Bruey. Bread, Justice, and Liberty: Grassroots Activism and Human Rights in Pinochet's Chile. Critical Human Rights Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. xx + 298 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31610-5.

Reviewed by Hillary Hiner (Universidad Diego Portales) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Hendrik Kraay
Reviewer: 
John C. Marquez

Marquez on Kraay, 'Bahia's Independence: Popular Politics and Patriotic Festival in Salvador, Brazil, 1824-1900'

Hendrik Kraay. Bahia's Independence: Popular Politics and Patriotic Festival in Salvador, Brazil, 1824-1900. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. xiv + 416 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5748-2.

Reviewed by John C. Marquez (University of California, Irvine) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Ivonne M. García
Reviewer: 
Karen Kornweibel

Kornweibel on García, 'Gothic Geoculture: Nineteenth-Century Representations of Cuba in the Transamerican Imaginary'

Ivonne M. García. Gothic Geoculture: Nineteenth-Century Representations of Cuba in the Transamerican Imaginary. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2019. x + 170 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1395-7.

Reviewed by Karen Kornweibel (East Tennessee State University) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Nancy Farriss
Reviewer: 
Rafaela Acevedo-Field

Acevedo-Field on Farriss, 'Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico'

Nancy Farriss. Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 432 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-088410-9.

Reviewed by Rafaela Acevedo-Field (University of Montana Western) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
José Carlos de la Puente Luna
Reviewer: 
Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez

Muñoz Arbeláez on Puente Luna, 'Andean Cosmopolitans: Seeking Justice and Reward at the Spanish Royal Court'

José Carlos de la Puente Luna. Andean Cosmopolitans: Seeking Justice and Reward at the Spanish Royal Court. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. xii + 345 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4773-1486-9.

Reviewed by Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez (Universidad de los Andes) Published on H-LatAm (January, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Laurent Corbeil
Reviewer: 
Dana Velasco Murillo

Velasco Murillo on Corbeil, 'The Motions Beneath: Indigenous Migrants on the Urban Frontier of New Spain'

Laurent Corbeil. The Motions Beneath: Indigenous Migrants on the Urban Frontier of New Spain. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. 288 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-3765-5.

Reviewed by Dana Velasco Murillo (University of California, San Diego) Published on H-LatAm (January, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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