Reviews

Author: 
John F. Collins
Reviewer: 
Andrew Britt

Britt on Collins, 'Revolt of the Saints: Memory and Redemption in the Twilight of Brazilian Racial Democracy'


John F. Collins. Revolt of the Saints: Memory and Redemption in the Twilight of Brazilian Racial Democracy. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 480 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5320-1; $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5306-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Britt (Emory University)
Published on H-LatAm (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Barbara Weinstein
Reviewer: 
Colin M. Snider

Snider on Weinstein, 'The Color of Modernity: São Paulo and the Making of Race and Nation in Brazil'


Barbara Weinstein. The Color of Modernity: São Paulo and the Making of Race and Nation in Brazil. Radical Perspectives Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 472 pp. $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5777-3; $109.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5762-9.

Reviewed by Colin M. Snider (University of Texas at Tyler)
Published on H-LatAm (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Amy G. Remensnyder
Reviewer: 
John F. Schwaller

Schwaller on Remensnyder, 'La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds'


Amy G. Remensnyder. La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. ix + 470 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-989298-3; $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-989300-3.

Reviewed by John F. Schwaller (University at Albany)
Published on H-LatAm (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

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

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