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  Volume 69, Number 3, January 2013

Table of Contents

Colonial Law and "Native Customs": Indigenous Land Rights in Colonial Spanish America

pp. 303-321

"La Negrita," Queen of the Ticos: The Black Roots of Costa Rica's Patron Saint

pp. 323-355

Forced and Forbidden Sex: Rape and Sexual Freedom in Dictatorial Guatemala

pp. 357-389

Research Note

Alcalde vs. Mayor: Translating the Colonial World

pp. 391-400

Inter-American Notes

Conference: Rethinking Paraguayan History

p. 401


Books in Brief

Historical Dictionary of Mesoamerica by Walter R. T. Witschey and Clifford T. Brown (review)

p. 402

Historical Dictionary of Haiti by Michael R. Hall (review)

p. 402

Book Reviews

Adiós Muchachos: A Memoir of the Sandinista Revolution by Sergio Ramírez (review)

pp. 403-405

Cultural and Literary Studies

Weston and Charlot: Art and Friendship by Lew Andrews (review)

pp. 405-406

Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity by Shelley Garrigan (review)

pp. 406-408

Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth-Century Latin America by Dennis Merrill (review)

pp. 408-410

A Different Light: The Photography of Sebastião Salgado by Parvati Nair (review)

pp. 410-411

Ethnohistory and Indigenous Politics

Rapayan directed by Francis Delfour (review)

pp. 411-412

The Guatemala Reader: History, Culture, Politics ed. by Greg Grandin, Deborah T. Levenson, and Elizabeth Oglesby (review)

pp. 412-414

For Every Indio Who Falls: A History of Maya Activism in Guatemala, 1960-1990 by Betsy Konefal (review)

pp. 414-415

Social Stratification in Central Mexico, 1500-2000 by Hugo G. Nutini and Barry L. Isaac (review)

pp. 416-417

One State, Many Nations: Indigenous Rights Struggles in Ecuador by Maximilian Viatori (review)

pp. 417-418

Latino and Border Studies

With Anza to California, 1775-1776: The Journal of Pedro Font, OFM ed. by Alan K. Brown (review)

pp. 418-420

Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies by Lee Bebout (review)

pp. 420-421

Nation-Building and Nationalism

Los textos de la patria: nacionalismo, políticas culturales y canon en Argentina by Fernando Degiovanni (review)

pp. 421-422

Primitive Modernities: Tango, Samba, and Nation by Florencia Garramuño (review)

pp. 423-424

The Allure of Labor: Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State by Paulo Drinot (review)

pp. 424-425

From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 1870-1964 by Millery Polyné (review)

pp. 425-427

Religion and Religious Practices

The Maryknoll Catholic Mission in Peru, 1943-1989: Transnational Faith and Transformation by Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens (review)

pp. 427-428

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize by Elizabeth Graham (review)

pp. 428-430

Forgotten Franciscans: Works from an Inquisitional Theorist, a Heretic, and an Inquisitional Deputy by Martin Austin Nesvig (review)

pp. 430-431

The Inquisition in Colonial Latin America: Selected Writings of Richard E. Greenleaf by James Riley (review)

pp. 431-432


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