The Americas

The Americas
Volume 61, Number 4, April 2005
Special Issue: Franciscan Influence in Colonial Latin America
Guest Editor: John F. Schwaller

CONTENTS

    Peterson, Jeanette Favrot, 1939-
  • Creating the Virgin of Guadalupe: The Cloth, The Artist, and Sources in Sixteenth-Century New Spain
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guadalupe, Our Lady of.
    • Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Art.
    Chuchiak, John F.
  • In Servitio Dei: Fray Diego de Landa, the Franciscan Order, and the Return of Extirpation of Idolatry in the Colonial Diocese of Yucatan, 1573-1579
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    Subject Headings:
    • Landa, Diego de, 1524-1579.
    • Church and state -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- History -- 16th century.
    • Church and state -- Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century.
    • Catholic Church. Diocese of Yucatán (Mexico) -- History -- 16th century.
    • Franciscans -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- History -- 16th century.
    • Idolatry -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- History -- 16th century.
    • Mayas -- Religion.
    Marsilli, Maria N.
  • "I Heard It Through the Grapevine": Analysis of an Anti-Secularization Initiative in the Sixteenth-Century Arequipan Countryside, 1584-1600
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    Subject Headings:
    • Franciscans -- Peru -- Arequipa (Region) -- History -- 16th century.
    • Indians of South America -- Missions -- Peru -- Arequipa (Region) -- History -- 16th century.
    Cabrera, Arelis Rivero.
  • Missionaries and Moralization for the Franciscan Province of Santa Elena: The Dilemma of an Exported Reform
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    Subject Headings:
    • Franciscans. Provincia de Santa Elena -- History.
    • Franciscans -- Cuba -- History.

Inter-American Notes

Books in Brief

    Gambone, Michael D., 1963-
  • The United States in Honduras, 1980-1981: An Ambassador's Memoir (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Binns, Jack R., 1933- United States in Honduras, 1980-1981: an ambassador's memoir.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Honduras.
    Koont, Sinan.
  • Cuban Communism, 1959-2003, 11th Edition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Horowitz, Irving Louis, ed. Cuban communism, 1959-2003.
    • Suchlicki, Jaime, ed.
    • Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1990-
    McCook, Stuart George, 1965-
  • Sociedad y medio ambiente: Contribuciones a la sociología ambiental en América Latina (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • López Ramírez, Alfonso, ed. Sociedad y medio ambiente: contribuciones a la sociología ambiental en América Latina.
    • Hernández, Pedro F., ed.
    • Sustainable development -- Latin America -- Congresses.

Book Reviews

    Foster, David William.
  • Specular City: Transforming Culture, Consumption, and Space in Buenos Aires, 1955-1973 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Podalsky, Laura, 1964- Specular city: transforming culture, consumption, and space in Buenos Aires, 1955-1973.
    • Popular culture -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires.
    Read, Kay Almere, 1944-
  • A Scattering of Jades: Stories, Poems, and Prayers of the Aztecs (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sullivan, Thelma D., tr. Scattering of jades: stories, poems, and prayers of the Aztecs.
    • Knab, T. J., ed.
    • Aztecs -- Folklore.
    Palka, Joel W., 1962-
  • The Terminal Classic in the Maya Lowlands: Collapse, Transition, and Transformation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Demarest, Arthur Andrew, ed. Terminal Classic in the Maya lowlands: collapse, transition, and transformation.
    • Rice, Prudence M., ed.
    • Rice, Don Stephen, ed.
    • Mayas -- History.
    Restall, Matthew, 1964-
  • Alfred Maudslay and the Maya: A Biography (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Graham, Ian. Alfred Maudslay and the Maya: a biography.
    • Maudslay, Alfred Percival, 1850-1931.
    Schwaller, John Frederick.
  • Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bennett, Herman L. (Herman Lee), 1964- Africans in Colonial Mexico: absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole consciousness, 1570-1640.
    • Blacks -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- Social conditions.
    Triner, Gail D.
  • Slavery and the Economy of São Paulo, 1750-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Luna, Francisco Vidal. Slavery and the economy of São Paulo, 1750-1850.
    • São Paulo (Brazil : State) -- Economic conditions.
    Brungardt, Maurice Philip, 1941-
  • Elites intelectuales y modelos colectivos: Mundo ibérico (siglos XVI-XIX) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Quijada, Mónica, ed. Elites intelectuales y modelos colectivos: mundo ibérico (siglos XVI-XIX)
    • Bustamante, Jesús, ed.
    • Intellectuals -- Latin America -- History -- Congresses.
    Germeten, Nicole von.
  • The Great Festivals of Colonial Mexico City: Performing Power and Identity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Curcio, Linda Ann. Great festivals of colonial Mexico City: performing power and identity.
    • Festivals -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History.
    Wade, Maria de Fátima, 1948-
  • One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West before Lewis and Clark (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953- One vast winter count: the Native American West before Lewis and Clark.
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History.
    DePalma, Margaret C., 1954-
  • Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church in New Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Defouri, James H., b. 1830. Historical sketch of the Catholic church in New Mexico.
    • Steele, Thomas J., ed.
    • Catholic Church -- New Mexico.
    Woodward, Ralph Lee.
  • Comercio y poder en América colonial: Los consulados de comercio, siglos XVII-XIX (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hausberger, Bernd, ed. Comercio y poder en América colonial: los consulados de comercio, siglos XVII-XIX.
    • Ibarra, Antonio, ed.
    • Mexico -- Commerce -- History.
    Brown, Kendall W., 1949-
  • Reformismo y sociedad en la América borbónica. In memoriam Ronald Escobedo (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Latasa, Pilar, ed. Reformismo y sociedad en la América borbónica: in memoriam Ronald Escobedo.
    • Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
    Tiryakian, Josefina C.
  • En defensa de la autoridad. Política y cultura bajo el gobierno del Virrey Abascal, Perú 1806-1816 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peralta Ruiz, Víctor. En defensa de la autoridad: política y cultura bajo el gobierno del virrey Abascal, Perú 1806-1816.
    • Politics and culture -- Peru -- History -- 19th century.
    Cummins, Light Townsend.
  • The Other War of 1812: The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cusick, James G. Other War of 1812: the Patriot War and the American invasion of Spanish East Florida.
    • Florida -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.
    Cooney, Jerry W. (Jerry Wilson), 1940-
  • Race, State, and Armed Forces in Independence-Era Brazil: Bahia, 1790s-1840s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kraay, Hendrik, 1964- Race, state, and armed forces in independence-era Brazil: Bahia, 1790s-1840s.
    • Salvador (Brazil) -- History -- 19th century.
    Connaughton Hanley, Brian Francis.
  • Reclaiming Church Wealth: The Recovery of Church Property after Expropriation in the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, 1860-1911 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Juárez, José Roberto, 1934- Reclaiming church wealth: the recovery of church property after expropriation in the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, 1860-1911.
    • Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Guadalajara (Mexico) -- Finance -- History.
    Schuler, Friedrich Engelbert, 1960-
  • Ausländlische Unternehmen und einheimische Eliten in Lateinamerika: Historische Erfahrungen und aktuelle Tendenzen (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fischer, Thomas, 1959-, ed. Ausländlische Unternehmen und einheimische Eliten in Lateinamerika: historische Erfahrungen und aktuelle Tendenzen.
    • Business enterprises, Foreign -- Latin America -- History.
    Fernández l'Hoeste, Héctor D., 1962-
  • The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sarto, Ana del, 1967-, ed. Latin American cultural studies reader.
    • Ríos, Alicia, 1958-, ed.
    • Trigo, Abril, ed.
    • Latin America -- Civilization.
    Waisbord, Silvio R. (Silvio Ricardo), 1961-
  • Media Power in Central America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rockwell, Rick J., 1958- Media power in Central America.
    • Janus, Noreene.
    • Mass media -- Political aspects -- Central America.
    Lehman, Kathryn.
  • Geografías imaginarias: el relato de viaje y la construcción del espacio patagónico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Livon-Grosman, Ernesto. Geografías imaginarias: el relato de viaje y la construcción del espacio patagónico.
    • Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel.
    Pádron, Ricardo, 1967-
  • The Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures: Empire, Travel, Modernity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bauer, Ralph. Cultural geography of colonial American literatures: empire, travel, modernity.
    • America -- Early works to 1800 -- History and criticism.
    Borge, Jason.
  • Rockin' Las Américas: The Global Politics of Rock in Latin/o America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pacini Hernandez, Deborah, ed. Rockin' las Américas: the global politics of rock in Latin/o America.
    • Fernández l'Hoeste, Héctor D., 1962-, ed.
    • Zolov, Eric, ed.
    • Rock music -- Political aspects -- Latin America.
    Clayton, Michelle, 1974-
  • Songs of Life and Hope. Cantos de vida y esperanza, and: Altazor, or A Voyage in a Parachute. Poem in VII Cantos (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Darío, Rubén, 1867-1916. Songs of life and hope.
    • Derusha, Will, 1949-, ed.
    • Acereda, Alberto, 1965-, ed.
    • Huidobro, Vicente, 1893-1948. Altazor, or A voyage in a parachute: poem in VII cantos.
    • Weinberger, Eliot, tr.
    • Darío, Rubén, 1867-1916. Cantos de vida y esperanza.
    • Chilean poetry -- Translations into English.
    Schmidt-Welle, Friedhelm.
  • Modelando corazones: sentimentalismo y urbanidad en la novela hispanoamericana del siglo XIX (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lander, María Fernanda. Modelando corazones: sentimentalismo y urbanidad en la novela hispanoamericana del siglo XIX.
    • Spanish American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Burns, Allan F. (Allan Frank), 1945-
  • Maya Medicine: Traditional Healing in Yucatan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kunow, Marianna Appel, 1958- Maya medicine: traditional healing in Yucatan.
    • Mayas -- Medicine -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State).
    Matibag, Eugenio.
  • Santería Healing: A Journey into the Afro-Cuban World of Divinities, Spirits, and Sorcery (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wedel, Johan, 1962- Santería healing: a journey into the Afro-Cuban world of divinities, spirits, and sorcery.
    • Santeria.
    Cueto, Marcos.
  • Entre la marginalidad social y los origenes de la salud pública (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Malavassi Aguilar, Ana Paulina. Entre la marginalidad social y los origenes de la salud pública.
    • Leprosy -- Costa Rica -- Central Valley -- History.
    Vanderwood, Paul J.
  • Mad Jesus: The Final Testament of a Huichol Messiah from Northern Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Knab, T. J. Mad Jesus: the final testament of a Huichol messiah from northern Mexico.
    • Mad Jesus.
    Lytle Hernandez, Kelly.
  • Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Haney-López, Ian. Racism on trial: the Chicano fight for justice.
    • Mexican Americans -- Civil rights -- California -- East Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
    Anderson, Mark Cronlund, 1960-
  • Blackness Without Ethnicity: Construcing Race in Brazil (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sansone, Livio. Blackness without ethnicity: construcing race in Brazil.
    • Blacks -- Race identity -- Brazil -- Salvador.
    Rugeley, Terry, 1956-
  • Becoming Maya: Ethnicity and Social Inequality in Yucatán since 1500 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gabbert, Wolfgang. Becoming Maya: ethnicity and social inequality in Yucatán since 1500.
    • Mayas -- Ethnic identity.
    Overmyer-Velázquez, Rebecca.
  • To See With Two Eyes: Peasant Activism and Indian Autonomy in Chiapas, Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mattiace, Shannan L. To see with two eyes: peasant activism and Indian autonomy in Chiapas, Mexico.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Government relations.
    Milton, Cynthia E.
  • Minor Omissions: Children in Latin American History and Society (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hecht, Tobias, 1964-, ed. Minor omissions: children in Latin American history and society.
    • Children -- Latin America -- History.
    Craske, Nikki.
  • Sex and the State: Abortion, Divorce and Family in Latin American Dictatorships and Democracies (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Htun, Mala, 1969- Sex and the State: abortion, divorce and family in Latin American dictatorships and democracies.
    • Family policy -- Argentina.
    Román-Odio, Clara.
  • Women Writing Resistance: Essays from Latin America and the Caribbean (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hernandez, Jennifer Browdy de, ed. Women writing resistance: essays from Latin America and the Caribbean.
    • Latin American literature -- Women authors.
    Lear, John, 1959-
  • Working Women in Mexico City: Public Discourses and Material Conditions, 1879-1931 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Porter, Susie S., 1965- Working women in Mexico City: public discourses and material conditions, 1879-1931.
    • Women -- Employment -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History.
    Pino-Ojeda, Walescka.
  • State Repression and the Labors of Memory (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jelin, Elizabeth, 1941- State repression and the labors of memory.
    • Rein, Judy, tr.
    • Godoy-Anativia, Marcial, tr.
    • Political persecution -- South America.
    Share, Donald.
  • Cuba Today and Tomorrow: Reinventing Socialism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Azicri, Max. Cuba today and tomorrow: reinventing socialism.
    • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-

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