Reviews

Author: 
Jaime M. Pensado, Enrique C. Ochoa, eds.
Reviewer: 
Colin M. Snider

Snider on Pensado and Ochoa, 'Mexico beyond 1968: Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression during the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies'

Jaime M. Pensado, Enrique C. Ochoa, eds. Mexico beyond 1968: Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression during the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. xv + 342 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3842-3.

Reviewed by Colin M. Snider (University of Texas at Tyler) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
John H. Flores
Reviewer: 
Julia Young

Young on Flores, 'The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War'

John H. Flores. The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. 252 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08342-6.

Reviewed by Julia Young (Catholic University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Luis Martínez-Fernández
Reviewer: 
Carrie Gibson

Gibson on Martínez-Fernández, 'Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba'

Luis Martínez-Fernández. Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2018. 236 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-032-5.

Reviewed by Carrie Gibson (Independent Scholar) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
James P. Brennan
Reviewer: 
Debbie Sharnak

Sharnak on Brennan, 'Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War'

James P. Brennan. Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. xi + 195 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29791-3; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29793-7.

Reviewed by Debbie Sharnak (Harvard University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Paul Gillingham, Michael Lettieri, Benjamin T. Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Corinna Zeltsman

Zeltsman on Gillingham and Lettieri and Smith, 'Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico'

Paul Gillingham, Michael Lettieri, Benjamin T. Smith, eds. Journalism, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018. 416 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-6007-6.

Reviewed by Corinna Zeltsman (Georgia Southern University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Teishan A. Latner
Reviewer: 
Renata Keller

Keller on Latner, 'Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992'

Teishan A. Latner. Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992. Justice, Power, and Politics Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3546-0.

Reviewed by Renata Keller (University of Nevada Reno) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Jessica Stites Mor, Maria del Carmen Suescun Pozas, eds.
Reviewer: 
Katherine Zien

Zien on Stites Mor and Suescun Pozas, 'The Art of Solidarity: Visual and Performative Politics in Cold War Latin America'

Jessica Stites Mor, Maria del Carmen Suescun Pozas, eds. The Art of Solidarity: Visual and Performative Politics in Cold War Latin America. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. vi + 310 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4773-1640-5.

Reviewed by Katherine Zien (McGill University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Benjamin T. Smith
Reviewer: 
Keegan Boyar

Boyar on Smith, 'The Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street'

Benjamin T. Smith. The Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 382 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3808-9.

Reviewed by Keegan Boyar (University of Chicago) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Cristina Soriano
Reviewer: 
Alejandra Dubcovsky

Dubcovsky on Soriano, 'Tides of Revolution: Information, Insurgencies, and the Crisis of Colonial Rule in Venezuela'

Cristina Soriano. Tides of Revolution: Information, Insurgencies, and the Crisis of Colonial Rule in Venezuela. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018. 336 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5986-5.

Reviewed by Alejandra Dubcovsky (UC Riverside) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Sandra C. Mendiola García
Reviewer: 
Emilio de Antuñano

de Antuñano on Mendiola García, 'Street Democracy: Vendors, Violence, and Public Space in Late Twentieth-Century Mexico'

Sandra C. Mendiola García. Street Democracy: Vendors, Violence, and Public Space in Late Twentieth-Century Mexico. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 294 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-6971-2.

Reviewed by Emilio de Antuñano (UC San Diego) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Shawn William Miller
Reviewer: 
Yuri Gama

Gama on Miller, 'The Street Is Ours: Community, the Car, and the Nature of Public Space in Rio de Janeiro'

Shawn William Miller. The Street Is Ours: Community, the Car, and the Nature of Public Space in Rio de Janeiro. Cambridge Latin American Studies Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 362 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42697-8.

Reviewed by Yuri Gama (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Stephen E. Lewis
Reviewer: 
Joshua C. Walker

Walker on Lewis, 'Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo: The INI's Coordinating Center in Highland Chiapas and the Fate of a Utopian Project'

Stephen E. Lewis. Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo: The INI's Coordinating Center in Highland Chiapas and the Fate of a Utopian Project. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018. 360 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5902-5.

Reviewed by Joshua C. Walker (Bard High School Early College Cleveland) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Claudia Leal
Reviewer: 
Katherinne Mora Pacheco

Mora Pacheco on Leal, 'Landscapes of Freedom: Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia'

Claudia Leal. Landscapes of Freedom: Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. 352 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-3838-6.

Reviewed by Katherinne Mora Pacheco (Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Fredy González
Reviewer: 
Robert Chao Romero

Chao Romero on González, 'Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico'

Fredy González. Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. xiii + 277 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29019-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29020-4.

Reviewed by Robert Chao Romero (UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Stephanie J. Smith
Reviewer: 
Rick Lopez

Lopez on Smith, 'The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico'

Stephanie J. Smith. The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 292 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3568-2.

Reviewed by Rick Lopez (Amherst College) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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