Reviews

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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Author: 
Jessica L. Delgado
Reviewer: 
Karen Graubart

Graubart on Delgado, 'Laywomen and the Making of Colonial Catholicism in New Spain, 1630-1790'

Jessica L. Delgado. Laywomen and the Making of Colonial Catholicism in New Spain, 1630-1790. Cambridge Latin American Studies Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii + 278 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19940-8.

Reviewed by Karen Graubart (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva
Reviewer: 
Miguel Valerio

Valerio on Sierra Silva, 'Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531-1706'

Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva. Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531-1706. Cambridge Latin American Studies Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvii + 226 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41981-9; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-41218-6.

Reviewed by Miguel Valerio (Washington University) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Jeffrey M. Schulze
Reviewer: 
Theodore Cohen

Cohen on Schulze, 'Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands'

Jeffrey M. Schulze. Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 258 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3711-2; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3710-5.

Reviewed by Theodore Cohen (Lindenwood University) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Bradley Benton
Reviewer: 
Caroline Dodds Pennock

Pennock on Benton, 'The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico'

Bradley Benton. The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 196 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19058-0.

Reviewed by Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
David S. Dalton
Reviewer: 
Alexander Dawson

Dawson on Dalton, 'Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Postrevolutionary Mexico'

David S. Dalton. Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Postrevolutionary Mexico. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2018. 248 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-039-4.

Reviewed by Alexander Dawson (SUNY Albany) Published on H-LatAm (January, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Mark Rice
Reviewer: 
Lisa Covert

Covert on Rice, 'Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru'

Mark Rice. Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 252 pp. $22.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4354-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4353-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4352-6.

Reviewed by Lisa Covert (College of Charleston) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Daniel B. Rood
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Rood, 'The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean'

Daniel B. Rood. The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-065526-6.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (State University of New York-New Paltz) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Carmelo Esterrich
Reviewer: 
Alvita Akiboh

Akiboh on Esterrich, 'Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture'

Carmelo Esterrich. Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 184 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6539-8.

Reviewed by Alvita Akiboh (Northwestern University) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
L. H. Roper
Reviewer: 
Jacqueline Allain

Allain on Roper, 'The Torrid Zone: Caribbean Colonization and Cultural Interaction in the Long Seventeenth Century'

L. H. Roper. The Torrid Zone: Caribbean Colonization and Cultural Interaction in the Long Seventeenth Century. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. 273 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-890-6.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Allain (Duke University) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Lorraine Bayard de Volo
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Triplett

Triplett on Bayard de Volo, 'Women and the Cuban Insurrection: How Gender Shaped Castro's Victory'

Lorraine Bayard de Volo. Women and the Cuban Insurrection: How Gender Shaped Castro's Victory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xi + 272 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63084-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Triplett (University of Michigan) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Mónica Ricketts
Reviewer: 
Barry M. Robinson

Robinson on Ricketts, 'Who Should Rule? Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire'

Mónica Ricketts. Who Should Rule? Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii + 314 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049488-9.

Reviewed by Barry M. Robinson (Queens University of Charlotte) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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