The Americas

The Americas 59.2, October 2002
Special Issue: "The Devil in Latin America"
Guest Editor: Fernando Cervantes

Contents

Articles

    Sousa, Lisa.
  • The Devil and Deviance in Native Criminal Narratives from Early Mexico
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    Subject Headings:
    • Demonology -- Mexico -- History -- 16th century.
    • Criminology -- Mexico -- Religious aspects -- History -- 16th century.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Religion.
    Loreto López, Rosalva.
    Lipsett-Rivera, Sonya, 1961-, tr.
  • The Devil, Women, and the Body in Seventeenth-Century Puebla Convents
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    Subject Headings:
    • Demonology -- Mexico -- Puebla -- History -- 17th century.
    • Body, Human -- Mexico -- Puebla -- Religious aspects -- History -- 17th century.
    • Nuns -- Mexico -- Puebla -- History -- 17th century.
    • Identification (Religion)
    Lipsett-Rivera, Sonya, 1961-
  • Mira Lo Que Hace El Diablo: The Devil in Mexican Popular Culture, 1750-1856
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    Subject Headings:
    • Demonology -- Mexico -- History.
    • Popular culture -- Mexico -- Religious aspects -- History.
    Ruggiero, Kristin.
  • The Devil and Modernity in Late Nineteenth-Century Buenos Aires
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    Subject Headings:
    • Argentina -- Civilization -- 19th century.
    • Demonology -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- History -- 19th century.
    • Women -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Religious aspects -- History -- 19th century.
    • Criminology -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Religious aspects -- History -- 19th century.

Book Revews

    LeoGrande, William M.
  • Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gleijeses, Piero. Conflicting missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976.
    • Cuba -- Foreign relations -- Africa.
    Sánchez, Peter Michael, 1954-
  • Military Foundations of Panamanian Politics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harding, Robert C. Military foundations of Panamanian politics.
    • Panama -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
    Arceneaux, Craig L., 1965-
  • Civil-Military Relations in Latin America: New Analytical Perspectives (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pion-Berlin, David, ed. Civil-military relations in Latin America: new analytical perspectives.
    • Civil-military relations -- Latin America -- Case studies.
    Earle, Rebecca.
  • Violence in Colombia, 1990-2000: Waging War and Negotiating Peace (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bergquist, Charles W, ed. Violence in Colombia, 1990-2000: waging war and negotiating peace.
    • Peñaranda, Ricardo, ed.
    • Sánchez G., Gonzalo, ed.
    • Violence -- Colombia -- History -- 20th century.
    Braun, Herbert, 1948-
  • Societies of Fear: The Legacy of Civil War, Violence and Terror in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Koonings, Kees, ed. Societies of fear: the legacy of civil war, violence and terror in Latin America.
    • Kruijt, Dirk, ed.
    • Violence -- Latin America.
    Schuler, Friedrich Engelbert, 1960-
  • The Danger of Dreams: Germany and American Imperialism in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mitchell, Nancy, 1952- Danger of dreams: Germany and American imperialism in Latin America.
    • Germans -- Latin America -- History.
    Stephen, Lynn.
  • Radical Women in Latin America: Left and Right (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • González, Victoria, 1969-, ed. Radical women in Latin America: left and right.
    • Kampwirth, Karen, 1964-, ed.
    • Women radicals -- Latin America.
    Babb, Florence E.
  • Still Fighting: The Nicaraguan Women's Movement, 1977-2000 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Isbester, Katherine. Still fighting: the Nicaraguan women's movement, 1977-2000.
    • Feminism -- Nicaragua -- History.
    Parker, D. S. (David Stuart), 1960-
  • Consumption Intensified: The Politics of Middle-Class Daily Life in Brazil (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • O'Dougherty, Maureen, 1956- Consumption intensified: the politics of middle-class daily life in Brazil.
    • Middle class -- Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
    Burkholder, Mark A., 1943-
  • Beneméritos, aristócratas y empresarios: Identidades y estructuras sociales de las capas altas urbanas en América hispánica (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schröter, Bernd, 1954-, ed. Beneméritos, aristócratas y empresarios: identidades y estructuras sociales de las capas altas urbanas en América hispánica.
    • Büschges, Christian, ed.
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- Latin America -- Congresses.
    Lauderdale Graham, Sandra, 1943-
  • Princess Isabel of Brazil: Gender and Power in the Nineteenth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Barman, Roderick J., 1937- Princess Isabel of Brazil: gender and power in the nineteenth century.
    • Isabel, Princess of Brazil, 1846-1921.
    Peabody, Sue.
  • Slavery in the Caribbean Francophone World: Distant Voices, Forgotten Acts, Forged Identities (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kadish, Doris Y., ed. Slavery in the Caribbean Francophone world: distant voices, forgotten acts, forged identities.
    • Slavery -- West Indies, French -- History -- Congresses.
    Meschke, Amy.
  • Spaniards, Planters, and Slaves: The Spanish Regulation of Slavery in Louisiana, 1763-1803 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Din, Gilbert C. Spaniards, planters, and slaves: the Spanish regulation of slavery in Louisiana, 1763-1803.
    • Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.
    Lane, Kris E., 1967-
  • Martin Frobisher: Elizabethan Privateer (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McDermott, James, 1956- Martin Frobisher: Elizabethan privateer.
    • Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594.
    Sommer, Barbara A.
  • Entangled Edens: Visions of the Amazon (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Slater, Candace. Entangled edens: visions of the Amazon.
    • Amazon River Region -- Description and travel.
    Bahr, Donald M.
  • Nayari History, Politics, and Violence: From Flowers to Ash (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Coyle, Philip E. (Philip Edward), 1961- Nayari history, politics, and violence: from flowers to ash.
    • Cora Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
    Fowler, Will, 1966-
  • Vagrants and Citizens: Politics and the Masses in Mexico City from Colony to Republic (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Warren, Richard A., 1961- Vagrants and citizens: politics and the masses in Mexico City from Colony to Republic.
    • Mexico City (Mexico) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
    Wells, Allen, 1951-
  • Of Wonders and Wise Men: Religion and Popular Culture in Southeast Mexico, 1800-1876 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
      Rugeley, Terry, 1956- Of wonders and wise men: religion and popular culture in southeast Mexico, 1800-1876.
    • Mexico, Southeast -- Religious life and customs.
    Tenenbaum, Barbara A., 1946-
  • Posada's Broadsheets: Mexican Popular Imagery 1890-1910 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Frank, Patrick, 1953- Posada's broadsheets: Mexican popular imagery 1890-1910.
    • Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Ewell, Judith, 1943-
  • The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira: Medicine, Ideologies, and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Andes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sowell, David, 1952- Tale of healer Miguel Perdomo Neira: medicine, ideologies, and power in the nineteenth-century Andes.
    • Perdomo Neira, Miguel.
    Pilcher, Jeffrey M., 1965-
  • Compromised Positions: Prostitution, Public Health, and Gender Politics in Revolutionary Mexico City (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bliss, Katherine Elaine, 1968- Compromised positions: prostitution, public health, and gender politics in revolutionary Mexico City.
    • Prostitution -- Government policy -- Mexico -- Mexico City.



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