restricted access   Volume 69, Number 2, October 2012

Table of Contents


p. i

Tibesar Lecture

Placing the Cross in Colonial Mexico

pp. 145-178


Sites of Diplomacy, Violence, and Refuge: Topography and Negotiation in the Mountains of New Spain

pp. 179-202

"Like Herod's Massacre": Quarantines, Bourbon Reform, and Popular Protest in Oaxaca's Smallpox Epidemic, 1796-1797

pp. 203-235

Seminaries and Writing the History of New Spain: An Interview with Stafford Poole, C.M.

pp. 237-254

Books in Brief

Las guerras de independencia en la América española (review)

pp. 255-258

La guerra de independencia en el obispado de Michoacán (review)

p. 258

Book Reviews

Ráfagas de un exilio: Argentinos en México, 1974-1983 (review)

pp. 259-262

Africana, Slavery and Diaspora Studies

Blacks and Blackness in Central America: Between Race and Place (review)

pp. 262-264

Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic (review)

pp. 264-266

The Year of the Lash: Free People of Color in Cuba and the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World (review)

pp. 266-267

Atlantic World

Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution (review)

pp. 268-269

The Return of Hans Staden: A Go-between in the Atlantic World (review)

pp. 270-271

Cultural and Literary Studies

Jean-Frédéric Waldeck: Artist of Exotic Mexico (review)

pp. 271-272

Unraveling the Real: The Fantastic in Spanish-American Ficciones (review)

pp. 272-274

Deviant and Useful Citizens: The Cultural Production of the Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Peru (review)

pp. 274-275

Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras (review)

pp. 276-277

Ethnohistory and Indigenous Politics

The Flower and the Scorpion: Sexuality and Ritual in Early Nahua Culture (review)

pp. 277-278

The Andes Imagined: Indigenismo, Society, and Modernity (review)

pp. 278-279

Nation Building and Nationalism

Sentencing Canudos: Subalternity in the Backlands of Brazil (review)

pp. 279-281

Mexico's Crucial Century, 1810-1910: An Introduction (review)

pp. 281-282

Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America: Re-Rooted Cultures, Identities, and Nations (review)

pp. 282-283

Broadcasting the Civil War in El Salvador: A Memoir of Guerrilla Radio (review)

pp. 283-285

Violent Democratizations: Social Movements, Elites, and Politics in Colombia's Rural War Zones, 1984-2008 (review)

pp. 285-286

Politics and Governance

Mining for the Nation: The Politics of Chile's Coal Communities from the Popular Front to the Cold War (review)

pp. 287-288

Gender and Populism in Latin America: Passionate Politics (review)

pp. 288-290

Populism in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Presidencies of Lázaro Cárdenas and Luis Echeverría (review)

pp. 290-291

The Last Caudillo: Álvaro Obregón and the Mexican Revolution (review)

pp. 291-293

Dictatorship, Democracy, and Globalization: Argentina and the Cost of Paralysis, 1973-2001 (review)

pp. 293-294

Religion and Religious Practices

People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro (review)

pp. 294-296

The Very Nature of God: Baroque Catholicism and Religious Reform in Bourbon Mexico City (review)

pp. 296-299

Science, Medicine, and Technology

The Ailing City: Health, Tuberculosis, and Culture in Buenos Aires, 1870-1950 (review)

pp. 299-300