The Americas

The Americas
Volume 62, Number 1, July 2005

CONTENTS

CLAH 2005 Luncheon Address

    Ramírez, Susan E., 1946-
  • Amores Prohibidos: The Consequences of the Clash of Juridical Norms in Sixteenth Century Peru
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    Subject Headings:
    • Law -- Spain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 16th century.
    • Adultery -- Peru -- History -- 16th century.
    Esposito, Matthew D.
  • The Politics of Death: State Funerals as Rites of Reconciliation in Porfirian Mexico, 1876-1889
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    Subject Headings:
    • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Political aspects -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
    • Nationalism -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
    • Political culture -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.

Inter-American Notes

Books in Brief

    Cusick, James G.
  • Trade and Privateering in Spanish Florida, 1732-1763 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harman, Joyce Elizabeth. Trade and privateering in Spanish Florida, 1732-1763.
    • Florida -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.
    Rivas, Claudia.
  • El horizonte tecnológico de México bajo la mirada de Jesús Rivero Quijano (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aguirre Anaya, Ma. del Carmen. Horizonte tecnológico de México bajo la mirada de Jesús Rivero Quijano.
    • Industries -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
    Sadler, Louis R.
  • On the Trail of the Maya Explorer: Tracing the Epic Journey of John Lloyd Stephens (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Glassman, Steve. On the trail of the Maya explorer: tracing the epic journey of John Lloyd Stephens.
    • Mayas -- Antiquities.
    Kirk, John M., 1951-
  • Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schweid, Richard, 1946- Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: on the road in Cuba.
    • Automobiles -- Cuba.
    Schwaller, John Frederick.
  • The Mexican Aristocracy: An Expressive Ethnography, 1910-2000 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nutini, Hugo G. Mexican aristocracy: an expressive ethnography, 1910-2000.
    • Aristocracy (Social class) -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.

Book Reviews

    Twinam, Ann, 1946-
  • Female Citizens, Patriarchs, and the Law in Venezuela, 1786-1904 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Diaz, Arlene J. Female citizens, patriarchs, and the law in Venezuela, 1786-1904.
    • Women -- Venezuela -- History.
    Schwaller, John Frederick.
  • Mockeries and Metamorphoses of an Aztec God: Tezcatlipoca, "Lord of the Smoking Mirror" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Olivier, Guilhem, 1962- Mockeries and metamorphoses of an Aztec god: Tezcatlipoca, "lord of the smoking mirror."
    • Besson, Michel, tr.
    • Tezcatlipoca (Aztec deity)
    Burkhart, Louise M., 1958-
  • The Origins of Mexican Catholicism: Nahua Rituals and Christian Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pardo, Osvaldo F., 1963- Origins of Mexican Catholicism: Nahua rituals and Christian sacraments in sixteenth-century Mexico.
    • Nahuas -- Religion.
    Kicza, John E., 1947-
  • The Guaraní Under Spanish Rule in the Río de la Plata (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ganson, Barbara Anne, 1953- Guaraní under Spanish rule in the Rió de la Plata.
    • Guarani Indians -- Government relations.
    Ducey, Michael Thomas, 1960-
  • Pueblos, comunidades y municipios frente a los proyectos modernizadores en América Latina, siglo XIX (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Escobar Ohmstede, Antonio, ed. Pueblos, comunidades y municipios frente a los proyectos modernizadores en América Latina, siglo XIX.
    • Falcón, Romana, ed.
    • Buve, Raymundus Thomas Joseph, 1933-, ed.
    • Nationalism -- Latin America.
    Althouse, Aaron P.
  • Mestizajes tecnológicos y cambios culturales en México (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Florescano, Enrique, ed. Mestizajes tecnológicos y cambios culturales en México.
    • García Acosta, Virginia, ed.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Cultural assimilation.
    Little, Walter E., 1963-
  • Miniature Crafts and Their Makers: Palm Weaving in a Mexican Town (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Flechsig, Katrin. Miniature crafts and their makers: palm weaving in a Mexican town.
    • Mixtec Indians -- Industries -- Mexico -- Chigmecatitlán.
    Robinson, Amy.
  • Juan Soldado: Rapist, Murderer, Martyr, Saint (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Vanderwood, Paul J. Juan Soldado: rapist, murderer, martyr, saint.
    • Castillo Morales, Juan, d. 1938 -- Cult.
    Diacon, Todd A.
  • From Fanatics to Folk: Millenarianism and Popular Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pessar, Patricia R. From fanatics to folk: millenarianism and popular culture.
    • Millennialism -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century.
    Young, Elliott, 1967-
  • Changing National Identities at the Frontier: Texas and New Mexico, 1800-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Reséndez, Andrés. Changing national identities at the frontier: Texas and New Mexico, 1800-1850.
    • Texas -- History -- To 1846.
    Arribas, Inés.
  • The Spanish Gypsy: The History of a European Obsession (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Charnon-Deutsch, Lou. Spanish Gypsy: the history of a European obsession.
    • Romanies -- Spain -- History.
    Restall, Matthew, 1964-
  • Casta Painting: Images of Race in Eighteenth-Century Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Katzew, Ilona. Casta painting: images of race in eighteenth-century Mexico.
    • Casta painting.
    Roses, Lorraine Elena, 1943-
  • Lydia Cabrera and the Construction of an Afro-Cuban Identity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rodríguez-Mangual, Edna M. Lydia Cabrera and the construction of an Afro-Cuban identity.
    • Cabrera, Lydia.
    Chomsky, Aviva, 1957-
  • The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Palmer, Steven Paul, ed. Costa Rica reader: history, culture, politics.
    • Molina Jiménez, Iván, ed.
    • Costa Rica -- History.
    Villars, Rina.
  • Rompiendo Mitos y forjando Historia: Mujeres Urbanas y Relaciones de Género en Costa Rica a Inicios del Siglo XX (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mora Carvajal, Virgnia. Rompiendo mitos y forjando historia: mujeres urbanas y relaciones de género en Costa Rica a inicios del siglo XX.
    • Women -- Costa Rica -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
    Sommer, Barbara A.
  • The Human Tradition in Modern Brazil (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Beattie, Peter M., 1963-, ed. Human tradition in modern Brazil.
    • Brazil -- History -- 1763-1822 -- Biography.
    Tenenbaum, Barbara A., 1946-
  • Death, Dismemberment, and Memory: Body Politics in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnson, Lyman L., ed. Death, dismemberment, and memory: body politics in Latin America.
    • Latin America -- Politics and government.
    Goulet, Rick.
  • Juan de Ovando: Governing the Spanish Empire in the Reign of Phillip II (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Poole, Stafford. Juan de Ovando: governing the Spanish Empire in the reign of Phillip II.
    • Ovando, Juan de.
    Webre, Stephen Andrew, 1946-
  • José de Bustamante and Central American Independence: Colonial Administration in an Age of Imperial Crisis (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hawkins, Timothy, 1967- José de Bustamante and Central American independence: colonial administration in an age of imperial crisis.
    • Bustamante y Guerra, José de, 1759-1825.
    Lewis, Colin M.
  • A New Economic History of Argentina (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Della Paolera, Gerardo, 1959-, ed. New economic history of Argentina.
    • Taylor, Alan M., 1964-, ed.
    • Argentina -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
    McPherson, Alan L.
  • The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in the Americas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gill, Lesley. School of the Americas: military training and political violence in the Americas.
    • U.S. Army School of the Americas.
    Power, Margaret, 1953-
  • The Inferno: A Story of Terror and Survival in Chile (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Arce, Luz. Inferno: a story of terror and survival in Chile.
    • Skar, Stacey Alba D., 1969-, tr.
    • Chile -- Politics and government -- 1973-1988.
    Palmer, Steven Paul.
  • Disease in the History of Modern Latin America: From Malaria to AIDS (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Armus, Diego, ed. Disease in the history of modern Latin America: from malaria to AIDS.
    • Social medicine -- Latin America.
    Santiago, Myrna.
  • Estudios sobre historia y ambiente en America II: Norteamérica, Sudamérica y el Pacífico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • García Martínez, Bernardo, ed. Estudios sobre historia y ambiente en America II: Norteamérica, Sudamérica y el Pacífico.
    • Rosario Prieto, María del, ed.
    • Human ecology -- Latin America -- History.
    Armony, Ariel C.
  • History of Political Parties in Twentieth-Century Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Di Tella, Torcuato S., 1929- History of political parties in twentieth-century Latin America.
    • Political parties -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
    Lawson, Chappell H., 1967-
  • Mexico's New Politics: The PAN and Democratic Change (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Shirk, David A., 1971- Mexico's new politics: the PAN and democratic change.
    • Partido Acción Nacional (Mexico)
    Schmidt, Gregory D., 1952-
  • Fujimori's Coup and the Breakdown of Democracy in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kenney, Charles (Charles Dennison) Fujimori's coup and the breakdown of democracy in Latin America.
    • Peru -- Politics and government -- 1980-
    Falleti, Tulia Gabriela.
  • Decentralization and Democracy in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Montero, Alfred P., 1969-, ed. Decentralization and democracy in Latin America.
    • Samuels, David, 1967-, ed.
    • Decentralization in government -- Latin America.
    Salvatore, Ricardo Donato.
  • Latin American Law: A History of Private Law and Institutions in Spanish America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mirow, Matthew C. (Matthew Campbell), 1962- Latin American law: a history of private law and institutions in Spanish America.
    • Civil law -- Latin America -- History.

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