Reviews

Author: 
Michael Scott Van Wagenen
Reviewer: 
Jimmy Bryan

Bryan on Van Wagenen, 'Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War'


Michael Scott Van Wagenen. Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War. Public History in Historical Perspective Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. Illustrations. xvi + 329 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-930-0; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-929-4.

Reviewed by Jimmy Bryan (Lamar University)
Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Peter Andreas
Reviewer: 
Andrae Marak

Marak on Andreas, 'Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America'


Peter Andreas. Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii + 454 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-974688-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-936098-7.

Reviewed by Andrae Marak (Governors State University)
Published on H-Borderlands (November, 2013)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

The Illicit International Economy Project and Borderlands History

Author: 
Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez
Reviewer: 
Sonia Hernandez

Hernandez on Valerio-Jiménez, 'River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands'


Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez. River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. xiv + 369 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5171-9; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5185-6.

Reviewed by Sonia Hernandez (University of Texas Pan American)
Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2013)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Nayan Shah
Reviewer: 
Julia Camacho

Camacho on Shah, 'Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West'


Nayan Shah. Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West. American Crossroads Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xiv + 347 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-27085-5; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-27087-9.

Reviewed by Julia Camacho (University of Texas, El Paso)
Published on H-Borderlands (February, 2013)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Dirk Hoerder, Nora Faires, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dominique Brégent-Heald

Brégent-Heald on Hoerder and Faires, 'Migrants and Migration in Modern North America: Cross-Border Lives, Labor Markets, and Politics'


Dirk Hoerder, Nora Faires, eds. Migrants and Migration in Modern North America: Cross-Border Lives, Labor Markets, and Politics. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. Maps. 456 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5034-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5051-4.

Reviewed by Dominique Brégent-Heald
Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Miguel Antonio Levario
Reviewer: 
George T. Diaz

Diaz on Levario, 'Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy'


Miguel Antonio Levario. Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2012. xiv + 195 pp. $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60344-758-4.

Reviewed by George T. Diaz (Sam Houston State University)
Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Making Mexican Black Hats

Author: 
Andrea Geiger
Reviewer: 
Selfa Chew-Smithart

Chew-Smithart on Geiger, 'Subverting Exclusion: Transpacific Encounters with Race, Caste, and Borders, 1885-1928'


Andrea Geiger. Subverting Exclusion: Transpacific Encounters with Race, Caste, and Borders, 1885-1928. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. xiv + 286 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-16963-8.

Reviewed by Selfa Chew-Smithart (University of Texas, El Paso)
Published on H-Borderlands (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Gilbert C. Din
Reviewer: 
Jessica Bergen

Bergen on Din, 'War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles'


Gilbert C. Din. War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012. xiii + 319 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3752-3.

Reviewed by Jessica Bergen (University of Texas, El Paso)
Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho
Reviewer: 
Jason Chang

Chang on Camacho, 'Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960'


Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho. Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. xvi + 256 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3540-1.

Reviewed by Jason Chang (University of Connecticutt)
Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Lance R. Blyth
Reviewer: 
Matthew Babcock

Babcock on Blyth, 'Chiricahua and Janos: Communities of Violence in the Southwestern Borderlands, 1680-1880'


Lance R. Blyth. Chiricahua and Janos: Communities of Violence in the Southwestern Borderlands, 1680-1880. Borderlands and Transcultural Studies Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2012. Maps. 296 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3766-7.

Reviewed by Matthew Babcock (University of North Texas, Dallas)
Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Lissa K. Wadewitz
Reviewer: 
Sheila M. McManus

McManus on Wadewitz, 'The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea'


Lissa K. Wadewitz. The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012. 384 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99182-5.

Reviewed by Sheila M. McManus (University of Lethbridge)
Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Steven W. Hackel, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rosamaria Toruño Tanghetti

Toruño Tanghetti on Hackel, 'Alta California: Peoples in Motion, Identities in Formation'


Steven W. Hackel, ed. Alta California: Peoples in Motion, Identities in Formation. Berkeley: Published for Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West by University of California Press, Berkeley, California, and Huntington Library, San Marino, California, 2010. vii + 357 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87328-242-0.

Author: 
Deborah Cohen
Reviewer: 
Ashley M. Zampogna Krug

Zampogna Krug on Cohen, 'Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico'


Deborah Cohen. Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. Illustrations. 328 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3359-9.

Reviewed by Ashley M. Zampogna Krug (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
Published on H-Borderlands (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Rachel St. John
Reviewer: 
Sterling Evans

Evans on St. John, 'Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border'


Rachel St. John. Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border. America in the World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. x + 284 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14154-1.

Reviewed by Sterling Evans (Univ. of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Borderlands (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

How to Study a Line

Author: 
Louise Pubols
Reviewer: 
Cheryl E. Martin

Martin on Pubols, 'The Father of All: The de la Guerra Family, Power, and Patriarchy in Mexican California'


Louise Pubols. The Father of All: The de la Guerra Family, Power, and Patriarchy in Mexican California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. xi + 435 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87328-240-6.

Reviewed by Cheryl E. Martin
Published on H-Borderlands (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

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