Reviews

Author: 
Sebastián Hurtado-Torres
Reviewer: 
Andra B. Chastain

Chastain on Hurtado-Torres, 'The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War'

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres. The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War. The United States in the World Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiv + 253 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-4718-2

Author: 
Yesenia Barragan
Reviewer: 
Angela Pérez-Villa

Pérez-Villa on Barragan, 'Freedom's Captives: Slavery and Gradual Emancipation on the Colombian Black Pacific'

Yesenia Barragan. Freedom's Captives: Slavery and Gradual Emancipation on the Colombian Black Pacific. Afro-Latin America Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 346 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83232-8; $20.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-93636-1.

Reviewed by Angela Pérez-Villa (Western Michigan University) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Eric Van Young
Reviewer: 
Will Fowler

Fowler on Van Young, 'Stormy Passage: Mexico from Colony to Republic, 1750–1850'

Eric Van Young. Stormy Passage: Mexico from Colony to Republic, 1750–1850. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2022. x + 347 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-0901-5

Reviewed by Will Fowler (University of St Andrews) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Kris Lane
Reviewer: 
Aimee Hisey

Hisey on Lane, 'Pandemic in Potosí: Fear, Loathing, and Public Piety in a Colonial Mining Metropolis'

Kris Lane. Pandemic in Potosí: Fear, Loathing, and Public Piety in a Colonial Mining Metropolis. Latin American Originals Series. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 152 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-09198-3

Author: 
Paul Barba
Reviewer: 
Jorge E. Delgadillo Núñez

Delgadillo Núñez on Barba, 'Country of the Cursed and the Driven: Slavery and the Texas Borderlands'

Paul Barba. Country of the Cursed and the Driven: Slavery and the Texas Borderlands. Borderlands and Transcultural Studies Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. Maps, tables. 474 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0835-4.

Reviewed by Jorge E. Delgadillo Núñez (Harvard University) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Sarah T. Hines
Reviewer: 
Frederico Freitas

Freitas on Hines, 'Water for All: Community, Property, and Revolution in Modern Bolivia'

Sarah T. Hines. Water for All: Community, Property, and Revolution in Modern Bolivia. Oakland: University of California Press, 2022. xviii + 321 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-38164-3.

Reviewed by Frederico Freitas (North Carolina State University) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Eric Van Young
Reviewer: 
Timo Schaefer

Schaefer on Van Young, 'A Life Together: Lucas Alamán and Mexico, 1792-1853'

Eric Van Young. A Life Together: Lucas Alamán and Mexico, 1792-1853. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2021. 848 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23391-9

Reviewed by Timo Schaefer (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
John Tofik Karam
Reviewer: 
Diogo Bercito

Bercito on Karam, 'Manifold Destiny: Arabs at an American Crossroads of Exceptional Rule'

John Tofik Karam. Manifold Destiny: Arabs at an American Crossroads of Exceptional Rule. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-0132-5.

Reviewed by Diogo Bercito (Georgetown University) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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Author: 
David Powell
Reviewer: 
Nicolás Prados

Prados on Powell, 'Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles'

David Powell. Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2022. 304 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-257-2.

Reviewed by Nicolás Prados (Oxford University) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57815

Author: 
Ann M. Schneider
Reviewer: 
Debbie Sharnak

Sharnak on Schneider, 'Amnesty in Brazil: Recompense after Repression, 1895-2010'

Ann M. Schneider. Amnesty in Brazil: Recompense after Repression, 1895-2010. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. 304 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4693-9.

Reviewed by Debbie Sharnak (Rowan University) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Pablo Ruiz-Tagle
Reviewer: 
Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

Sobrevilla Perea on Ruiz-Tagle, 'Five Republics and One Tradition A History of Constitutionalism in Chile 1810–2020'

Pablo Ruiz-Tagle. Five Republics and One Tradition A History of Constitutionalism in Chile 1810–2020. Translated by Ana Luisa Goldsmith. Cambridge Studies in Law and Society. Cambridge: Cambridge Press, 2020. ix + 305 pp. (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-88361-0; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83531-2.

Reviewed by Natalia Sobrevilla Perea (University of Kent) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Robert Niebuhr
Reviewer: 
Elena McGrath

McGrath on Niebuhr, '¡Vamos a Avanzar! The Chaco War and Bolivia's Political Transformation, 1899–1952'

Robert Niebuhr. ¡Vamos a Avanzar! The Chaco War and Bolivia's Political Transformation, 1899–1952. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps, table. 292 pp. $60.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4962-2746-1; $60.00 (pdf), ISBN 978-1-4962-2748-5; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0778-4.

Reviewed by Elena McGrath (Union College) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Carmen Soliz
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Alderman

Alderman on Soliz, 'Fields of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and Rural State Formation in Bolivia, 1935-1964'

Carmen Soliz. Fields of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and Rural State Formation in Bolivia, 1935-1964. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. 280 pp. $50.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8229-8810-6; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4665-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan Alderman (LMU München) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Ana María León
Reviewer: 
Emilio de Antuñano

de Antuñano on León, 'Modernity for the Masses: Antonio Bonet's Dreams for Buenos Aires'

Ana María León. Modernity for the Masses: Antonio Bonet's Dreams for Buenos Aires. Lateral Exchanges Series. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021. Illustrations. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-2178-2.

Reviewed by Emilio de Antuñano (Trinity University) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Luciana Zorzoli, Juan Pedro Massano, eds.
Reviewer: 
Gabrielle Esparza

Esparza on Zorzoli and Massano, 'Clase obrera y dictadura militar en Argentina (1976-1983): Nuevos estudios sobre conflictividad y cambios estructurales'

Luciana Zorzoli, Juan Pedro Massano, eds. Clase obrera y dictadura militar en Argentina (1976-1983): Nuevos estudios sobre conflictividad y cambios estructurales. Raleigh, North Carolina: Editorial A Contracorriente, distrib. University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 457 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6603-7.

Reviewed by Gabrielle Esparza (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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