Reviews

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

Author: 
Allison E. Fagan
Reviewer: 
John Alba Cutler

Cutler on Fagan, 'From the Edge: Chicana/o Border Literature and the Politics of Print'


Allison E. Fagan. From the Edge: Chicana/o Border Literature and the Politics of Print. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 212 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8379-2.

Reviewed by John Alba Cutler (Northwestern University)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

Author: 
Carlos M. Coria-Sánchez, John T. Hyatt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Morris

Morris on Coria-Sánchez and Hyatt, 'Mexican Business Culture: Essays on Tradition, Ethics, Entrepreneurship and Commerce and the State'


Carlos M. Coria-Sánchez, John T. Hyatt, eds. Mexican Business Culture: Essays on Tradition, Ethics, Entrepreneurship and Commerce and the State. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 196 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6308-1.

Reviewed by Stephen Morris (Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

Author: 
Lou Hernández
Reviewer: 
Jorge Iber

Iber on Hernández, 'Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball, 1871-2015'


Lou Hernández. Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball, 1871-2015. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2016. 232 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6227-5.

Reviewed by Jorge Iber (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

Author: 
Adrian Forsyth
Reviewer: 
Sterling Evans

Evans on Forsyth, 'Nature of the Rainforest: Costa Rica and Beyond'


Adrian Forsyth. Nature of the Rainforest: Costa Rica and Beyond. Photographs by Michael Fogden and Patricia Fogden. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008. Illustrations. xv + 183 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7475-0.

Reviewed by Sterling Evans (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-LatAm (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Author: 
April J. Mayes
Reviewer: 
Luis Martínez-Fernández

Martínez-Fernández on Mayes, 'The Mulatto Republic: Class, Race, and Dominican National Identity'


April J. Mayes. The Mulatto Republic: Class, Race, and Dominican National Identity. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014. 210 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4919-9.

Reviewed by Luis Martínez-Fernández (University of Central Florida)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

The Mulatto Republic

Author: 
Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato
Reviewer: 
Richard J. Salvucci

Salvucci on Gómez-Galvarriato, 'Industry and revolution: social and economic change in the Orizaba Valley, Mexico'


Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato. Industry and revolution: social and economic change in the Orizaba Valley, Mexico. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. 362 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-07272-5.

Reviewed by Richard J. Salvucci (Trinity University)
Published on H-LatAm (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Dennis R. Hidalgo

Don’t Blame NAFTA

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