restricted access   Volume 65, Number 1, July 2008

Table of Contents

From: The Americas

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2008 CLAH Luncheon Address: Dos Palabras on Mexican Shrines and Contagiousness of the Sacred

pp. 1-7

Importing Freud and Lamarck to the Tropics: Arthur Ramos and the Transformation of Brazilian Racial Thought, 1926–1939

pp. 9-34

“A Stalwart Motor of Revolutions”: An American Merchant in Pernambuco, 1817–1825

pp. 35-62

Navigating Identities: The Case of A Morisco Slave in Seventeenth-Century New Spain

pp. 63-79


Reminiscences of Mexico: A Conversation with Richard Greenleaf

pp. 81-93

Inter-American Notes

Obituary: John Jay Tepaske (1929–2007)

pp. 95-97

Los origenes de la industria petrolera en México 1900-1925 (review)

pp. 97-98

Esteban José Martínez: His Voyage in 1779 to Supply Alta California (review)

p. 98

The Forgotten Expedition, 1804–1805: The Louisiana Purchase Journals of Dunbar and Hunter (review)

p. 99

Olmec Art at Dumbarton Oaks: Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks, No. 2 (review)

p. 100

Book Reviews

Salt in the Sand: Memory, Violence, and the Nation-State in Chile, 1890 to the Present (review)

pp. 101-103

Cultural and Literary Studies

Football in the Americas: Fútbol, Futebol, Soccer (review)

pp. 103-104

The Cinematic Tango: Contemporary Argentine Film (review)

pp. 105-106

Environmental History

An Environmental History of Latin America (review)

pp. 106-107

Ethnohistory & Indigenous Politics

How the Incas Built Their Heartland: State Formation and the Innovation of Imperial Strategies in the Sacred Valley, Peru (review)

p. 108

The Political Economy of Ancient Mesoamerica: Transformations during the Formative and Classic Periods (review)

pp. 109-111

Rabinal Achi: A Fifteenth-Century Maya Dynastic Drama (review)

pp. 111-112

Zapotec Women: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in Globalized Oaxaca (review)

pp. 112-113

Latino and Border Studies

The Legacy of Américo Paredes (review)

pp. 114-115

Mass Media and Communications

Circuits of Culture: Media, Politics, and Indigenous Identity in the Andes (review)

pp. 115-116

Military History

Soldados del rey: El ejército borbónico en América en vísperas de la independencia (review)

pp. 116-118

Nation Building and Nationalism

Las revoluciones en el mundo atlántico (review)

pp. 118-121

So Far From Allah, So Close to Mexico: Middle Eastern Immigrants in Modern Mexico (review)

pp. 121-122

La Nación Como Organismo: México, Su Evolución Social, 1900–1902 (review)

pp. 122-124

Argentina en el siglo XIX (review)

pp. 124-125

Politics and Governance

Mexican Messiah: Andrés Manuel López Obrador (review)

pp. 126-127

Religion & Religious Practices

Francis in the Americas: Essays on the Franciscan Family in North and South America (review)

pp. 127-129

Rural Social History

Dolores antes de la independencia: Microhistoria del altar de la patria, vol. I, and: Dolores antes de la independencia: Microhistoria del altar de la patria, vol. II (review)

pp. 129-130

Slavery & Diaspora Studies

Christians, Blasphemers, and Witches: Afro-Mexican Ritual Practice in the Seventeenth Century (review)

pp. 131-132

Urban Social History

A los cuatro vientos: Las ciudades de la América Hispánica (review)

pp. 133-134

US & International Relations

Creating a Third World: Mexico, Cuba, and the United States during the Castro Era (review)

pp. 134-135