Reviews

Author: 
William Roderick Summerhill
Reviewer: 
Melissa Teixeira

Teixeira on Summerhill, 'Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil'


William Roderick Summerhill. Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 342 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-13927-3.

Reviewed by Melissa Teixeira (Harvard University)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Ada Ferrer
Reviewer: 
Dante Barksdale

Barksdale on Ferrer, 'Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution'


Ada Ferrer. Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xiv + 377 pp. $29.98 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-69778-2.

Reviewed by Dante Barksdale (University of California, Davis)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Ana-María Rivera Medina, Amélia Polónia, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marcel Anduiza Pimentel

Anduiza Pimentel on Medina and Polónia, 'La gobernanza de los puertos atlánticos, siglos XIV-XX'


Ana-María Rivera Medina, Amélia Polónia, eds. La gobernanza de los puertos atlánticos, siglos XIV-XX. Madrid: Casa de Velázquez, 2015. 368 pp. EUR 29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-84-9096-003-5.

Reviewed by Marcel Anduiza Pimentel (University of Chicago)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Fabricio Prado
Reviewer: 
María Victoria Marquez

Marquez on Prado, 'Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata'


Fabricio Prado. Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28516-3.

Reviewed by María Victoria Marquez (Ohio State University)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Will Fowler
Reviewer: 
Marc Antone

Antone on Fowler, 'Independent Mexico: The Pronunciamiento in the Age of Santa Anna, 1821–1858'


Will Fowler. Independent Mexico: The Pronunciamiento in the Age of Santa Anna, 1821–1858. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 396 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-2539-8.

Reviewed by Marc Antone (Indiana University Bloomington)
Published on H-LatAm (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
David Wallace Adams
Reviewer: 
Brandon Morgan

Morgan on Adams, 'Three Roads to Magdalena: Coming of Age in a Southwest Borderland, 1890-1990'


David Wallace Adams. Three Roads to Magdalena: Coming of Age in a Southwest Borderland, 1890-1990. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 454 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2254-2.

Reviewed by Brandon Morgan (Central New Mexico Community College)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Michele McArdle Stephens

Author: 
Tracy Devine Guzmán
Reviewer: 
Cody A. Williams

Williams on Devine Guzmán, 'Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity after Independence'


Tracy Devine Guzmán. Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity after Independence. First Peoples: New Direction in Indigenous Studies Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 352 pp. ($32.50), ISBN 978-1-4696-0209-7.

Reviewed by Cody A. Williams (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Michele McArdle Stephens

Author: 
Kirsten Weld
Reviewer: 
Michelle Carmody

Carmody on Weld, 'Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala'


Kirsten Weld. Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala. American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. xvi + 335 pp. $26.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8223-7658-3; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5602-8; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5597-7.

Reviewed by Michelle Carmody (Leiden University)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Patrick Iber
Reviewer: 
Stella Krepp

Krepp on Iber, 'Neither Peace nor Freedom: The Cultural Cold War in Latin America'


Patrick Iber. Neither Peace nor Freedom: The Cultural Cold War in Latin America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-28604-7.

Reviewed by Stella Krepp (University of Bern)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Seth Garfield
Reviewer: 
Teresa Cribelli

Cribelli on Garfield, 'In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region'


Seth Garfield. In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region. American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 369 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5571-7; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5585-4.

Reviewed by Teresa Cribelli (University of Alabama)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Christopher R. Boyer
Reviewer: 
Timothy Lorek

Lorek on Boyer, 'Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico'


Christopher R. Boyer. Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 360 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5832-9.

Reviewed by Timothy Lorek (Yale University)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

From Revolutionary Forestry to Narco-Loggers in Mexico’s Temperate Highlands

Author: 
David A. West
Reviewer: 
Amy Cox Hall

Cox Hall on West, 'Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller'


David A. West. Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller. Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 2016. 344 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6260-0.

Reviewed by Amy Cox Hall (Amherst College)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Jeremy M. Campbell
Reviewer: 
Antoine Acker

Acker on Campbell, 'Conjuring Property: Speculation and Environmental Futures in the Brazilian Amazon'


Jeremy M. Campbell. Conjuring Property: Speculation and Environmental Futures in the Brazilian Amazon. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. xx + 231 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99529-8.

Reviewed by Antoine Acker
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Modeling Time in the Amazon

Author: 
Susanna B. Hecht
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Eaglin

Eaglin on Hecht, 'The Scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost Paradise" of Euclides da Cunha'


Susanna B. Hecht. The Scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost Paradise" of Euclides da Cunha. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. xv + 612 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-32281-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Eaglin (Ohio State University)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Teresa Cribelli
Reviewer: 
José Juan Pérez Meléndez

Pérez Meléndez on Cribelli, 'Industrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil'


Teresa Cribelli. Industrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 254 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-10056-5.

Reviewed by José Juan Pérez Meléndez (European University Institute)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

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