Reviews

Author: 
Christoph Rosenmüller, ed.
Reviewer: 
Álvaro Caso Bello

Caso Bello on Rosenmüller, 'Corruption in the Iberian Empires: Greed, Custom, and Colonial Networks'


Christoph Rosenmüller, ed. Corruption in the Iberian Empires: Greed, Custom, and Colonial Networks. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. 240 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5825-7.

Reviewed by Álvaro Caso Bello (Johns Hopkins University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Lisa Pinley Covert
Reviewer: 
Evan Ward

Ward on Covert, 'San Miguel de Allende: Mexicans, Foreigners, and the Making of a World Heritage Site'


Lisa Pinley Covert. San Miguel de Allende: Mexicans, Foreigners, and the Making of a World Heritage Site. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 324 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4962-0060-0.

Reviewed by Evan Ward (Brigham Young University)
Published on H-LatAm (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Analiese Richard
Reviewer: 
Kathleen McIntyre

McIntyre on Richard, 'The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico'


Analiese Richard. The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9916-4; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9798-6.

Reviewed by Kathleen McIntyre (Clarion University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Heather Vrana
Reviewer: 
Anthony Andersson

Andersson on Vrana, 'This City Belongs to You: A History of Student Activism in Guatemala, 1944-1996'


Heather Vrana. This City Belongs to You: A History of Student Activism in Guatemala, 1944-1996. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xviii + 325 pages. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29221-5; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29222-2.

Reviewed by Anthony Andersson (New York University)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Carlos Alberto Sánchez
Reviewer: 
Fernando Calderón

Calderón on Sánchez, 'Contingency and Commitment: Mexican Existentialism and the Place of Philosophy'


Carlos Alberto Sánchez. Contingency and Commitment: Mexican Existentialism and the Place of Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016. 170 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5945-5.

Reviewed by Fernando Calderón (University of Northern Iowa)
Published on H-LatAm (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Michele McArdle Stephens (West Virginia University)

Author: 
Robert Gay
Reviewer: 
Alison Bruey

Bruey on Gay, 'Bruno: Conversations with a Brazilian Drug Dealer'


Robert Gay. Bruno: Conversations with a Brazilian Drug Dealer. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 222 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5849-7.

Reviewed by Alison Bruey (University of North Florida)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48567

Author: 
Kathryn A. Sloan
Reviewer: 
Jethro Hernandez Berrones

Hernandez Berrones on Sloan, 'Death in the City: Suicide and the Social Imaginary in Modern Mexico'


Kathryn A. Sloan. Death in the City: Suicide and the Social Imaginary in Modern Mexico. Violence in Latin American History Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. xii + 257 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29032-7; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29031-0.

Reviewed by Jethro Hernandez Berrones (Southwestern University)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Stephen Neufeld
Reviewer: 
Zachary Brittsan

Brittsan on Neufeld, 'The Blood Contingent: The Military and the Making of Modern Mexico, 1876-1911'


Stephen Neufeld. The Blood Contingent: The Military and the Making of Modern Mexico, 1876-1911. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. x + 383 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5804-2; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5805-9.

Reviewed by Zachary Brittsan (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Dale W. Tomich
Reviewer: 
William A. Morgan

Morgan on Tomich, 'Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar: Martinique and the World-Economy, 1830-1848'


Dale W. Tomich. Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar: Martinique and the World-Economy, 1830-1848. Reprint edition. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016. 507 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5917-2.

Reviewed by William A. Morgan (Lone Star College - Montgomery)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Tore C. Olsson
Reviewer: 
Mikael Wolfe

Wolfe on Olsson, 'Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside'


Tore C. Olsson. Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16520-2.

Reviewed by Mikael Wolfe (Stanford University)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50440

Author: 
Gladys McCormick
Reviewer: 
William Kelly

Kelly on McCormick, 'The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism'


Gladys McCormick. The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. xiv + 284 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2774-8.

Reviewed by William Kelly (Morehouse College)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Antione Acker
Reviewer: 
Seth Garfield

Garfield on Acker, 'Volkswagen in the Amazon: The Tragedy of Global Development in Modern Brazil'


Antione Acker. Volkswagen in the Amazon: The Tragedy of Global Development in Modern Brazil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-64777-6.

Reviewed by Seth Garfield (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Christina Bueno
Reviewer: 
Mónica Salas Landa

Salas Landa on Bueno, 'The Pursuit of Ruins: Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico'


Christina Bueno. The Pursuit of Ruins: Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016. 280 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5732-8.

Reviewed by Mónica Salas Landa (Lafayette College)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Matthew Casey
Reviewer: 
Andrea Queeley

Queeley on Casey, 'Empire's Guestworkers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of US Occupation'


Matthew Casey. Empire's Guestworkers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of US Occupation. New York: Cambridge University Press, April 30, 2017. 326 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-12769-2.

Reviewed by Andrea Queeley (Florida International University)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Daniel Ramirez
Reviewer: 
Kimberly A. Fabbri

Fabbri on Ramirez, 'Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico, 1906-1966'


Daniel Ramirez. Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico, 1906-1966. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 306 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2406-8.

Reviewed by Kimberly A. Fabbri (Lehigh University)
Published on H-LatAm (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

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