Author: 
Christopher Albi
Reviewer: 
Mark Lentz

Lentz on Albi, 'Gamboa's World: Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain (Diálogos Series)'

Christopher Albi. Gamboa's World: Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain (Diálogos Series). Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2021. xiii + 242 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-6295-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-6294-0

Author: 
Christina Ramos
Reviewer: 
Rebekka Michaelsen

Michaelsen on Ramos, 'Bedlam in the New World: A Mexican Madhouse in the Age of Enlightenment'

Christina Ramos. Bedlam in the New World: A Mexican Madhouse in the Age of Enlightenment. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022. xiv + 250 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6656-3; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6657-0

Author: 
Luis Hernández Navarro
Reviewer: 
Nathaniel Morris

Morris on Hernández Navarro, 'Self-Defense in Mexico: Indigenous Community Policing and the New Dirty Wars (Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução)'

Luis Hernández Navarro. Self-Defense in Mexico: Indigenous Community Policing and the New Dirty Wars (Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução). Translated by Ryan Ramor. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. x + 263 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5453-9.

Reviewed by Nathaniel Morris (University College London) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Germán Vergara
Reviewer: 
Viridiana Hernandez Fernandez

Hernandez Fernandez on Vergara, 'Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950'

Germán Vergara. Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 300 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-92397-2.

Reviewed by Viridiana Hernandez Fernandez (Ohio State University) Published on H-Environment (May, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
A. S. Dillingham
Reviewer: 
Stephen Lewis

Lewis on Dillingham, 'Oaxaca Resurgent: Indigeneity, Development, and Inequality in Twentieth-Century Mexico'

A. S. Dillingham. Oaxaca Resurgent: Indigeneity, Development, and Inequality in Twentieth-Century Mexico. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 270 pp. $30.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5036-2785-7; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-2784-0; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-1494-9.

Reviewed by Stephen Lewis (California State University, Chico) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Natasha Varner
Reviewer: 
Rochelle Rowe

Rowe on Varner, 'La Raza Cosmética: Beauty, Identity, and Settler Colonialism in Postrevolutionary Mexico'

Natasha Varner. La Raza Cosmética: Beauty, Identity, and Settler Colonialism in Postrevolutionary Mexico. Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2020. Illustrations. 200 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3715-0; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-4207-9; $30.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8165-4206-2.

Reviewed by Rochelle Rowe (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Christy Thornton
Reviewer: 
Edward Beatty

Beatty on Thornton, 'Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy'

Christy Thornton. Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy. Oakland: University of California Press, 2021. 310 pp. $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-520-96963-6; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29716-6; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29715-9.

Reviewed by Edward Beatty (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Alice L. Baumgartner
Reviewer: 
Julio David Rojas Rodríguez

Rojas Rodríguez on Baumgartner, 'South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War'

Alice L. Baumgartner. South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 2020. Maps. xi + 365 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-1778-0

Author: 
Alexander von Humboldt
Reviewer: 
Roxanna E. Wylie

Wylie on Humboldt, 'Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 1: A Critical Edition' and Humboldt, 'Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 2: A Critical Edition'

Alexander von Humboldt. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 1: A Critical Edition. Edited by Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 632 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-65138-5Alexander von Humboldt. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 2: A Critical Edition. Edited by Vera M.

Author: 
Germán Vergara
Reviewer: 
Justin Castro

Castro on Vergara, 'Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950'

Germán Vergara. Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 300 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-92397-2.

Reviewed by Justin Castro (Arkansas State University) Published on H-LatAm (January, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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