The Americas

The Americas
Volume 62, Number 2, October 2005

CONTENTS

    Althouse, Aaron P.
  • Contested Mestizos, Alleged Mulattos: Racial Identity and Caste Hierarchy in Eighteenth Century Pátzcuaro, Mexico
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mestizos -- Race identity -- Mexico -- Pátzcuaro -- History -- 18th century.
    • Mestizos -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Mexico -- Pátzcuaro -- History -- 18th century.
    • Caste -- Mexico -- Pátzcuaro -- History -- 18th century.
    • Pátzcuaro (Mexico) -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century.
    • Pátzcuaro (Mexico) -- Social conditions.
    Van Norman, William C.
  • The Process of Cultural Change Among Cuban Bozales During the Nineteenth Century
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blacks -- Race identity -- Cuba -- Matanzas -- History -- 19th century.
    • Slaves -- Cuba -- Matanzas -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
    • Matanzas (Cuba) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
    Yeager, Gertrude Matyoka.
  • Religion, Gender Ideology, and the Training of Female Public Elementary School Teachers in Nineteenth Century Chile
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    Subject Headings:
    • Elementary school teachers -- Training of -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
    • Education and state -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
    • Catholic Church -- Education -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
    • Society of the Sacred Heart -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
    Drinot, Paulo.
  • Food, Race and Working-Class Identity: Restaurantes Populares and Populism in 1930s Peru
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    Subject Headings:
    • Restaurants -- Social aspects -- Peru -- History -- 20th century.
    • Working class -- Peru -- History -- 20th century.
    • Asians -- Peru -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
    • Asians -- Peru -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
    • Group identity -- Peru -- History -- 20th century.
    • Peru -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.

Book Reviews

    Van Young, Eric.
  • A Nation of Villages: Riot and Rebellion in the Mexican Huasteca, 1750-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ducey, Michael Thomas, 1960- Nation of villages: riot and rebellion in the Mexican Huasteca, 1750-1850.
    • Peasant uprisings -- Mexico -- Huasteca Region.

Catholicism and Religious Practices

    Schroeder, Susan.
  • The Spiritual Conversion of the Americas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Muldoon, James, 1935-, ed. Spiritual conversion of the Americas.
    • Catholic Church -- Missions -- America -- History.
    Krippner, James.
  • In Place of Gods and Kings: Authorship and Identity in the Relación de Michoacán (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stone, Cynthia L., 1962- In place of gods and kings: authorship and identity in the Relación de Michoacán.
    • Relación de Michoacán.

Indigenous Politics

    Schaffer, Scott.
  • Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion: Modernist Visions and the Invisible Indian (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Higgins, Nicholas P. (Nicholas Paul), 1971- Understanding the Chiapas rebellion: modernist visions and the invisible Indian.
    • Mayas -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Politics and government.

Literature and Culture

    Cortazar, Alejandro.
  • Un manuscrito inédito de Poesías de José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi: Estudio de la literatura en manuscrito en el México de la Independencia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fernández de Lizardi, José Joaquín, 1776-1827. Manuscrito inédito de poesías de José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi: estudio de la literatura en manuscrito en el México de la independencia.
    • Vogeley, Nancy J., ed.
    • Fernández de Lizardi, José Joaquín, 1776-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Levander, Caroline Field, 1964-
  • Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brickhouse, Anna. Transamerican literary relations and the nineteenth-century public sphere.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Castro, Nancy E.
  • Race Mixture in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Spanish American Fictions: Gender, Culture, and Nation Building (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rosenthal, Debra J., 1964- Race mixture in nineteenth-century U.S. and Spanish American fictions: gender, culture, and nation building.
    • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Medina, Manuel.
  • Crimes Against the State, Crimes Against Persons: Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Braham, Persephone. Crimes against the state, crimes against persons: detective fiction in Cuba and Mexico.
    • Detective and mystery stories, Cuban -- History and criticism.
    Wood, Andrew Grant, 1958-
  • Musical Ritual in Mexico City: From the Aztec to NAFTA (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pedelty, Mark. Musical ritual in Mexico City: from the Aztec to NAFTA.
    • Music -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History and criticism.

Markets and Economic Globalization

    Proctor, Frank.
  • Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schwartz, Stuart B., ed. Tropical Babylons: sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680.
    • Sugar trade -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
    Williams, Mark Eric, 1954-
  • Free Market Democracy and the Chilean and Mexican Countryside (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kurtz, Marcus J. Free market democracy and the Chilean and Mexican countryside.
    • Democracy -- Chile.

Nation Building and Nationalism

    Tenorio-Trillo, Mauricio, 1962-
  • Cartographic Mexico: A History of State Fixations and Fugitive Landscapes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Craib, Raymond B. Cartographic Mexico: a history of state fixations and fugitive landscapes.
    • Political geography.
    Roldán, Mary, 1959-
  • Colombia and Panamá: La metamorfosis de la nación en el siglo XX (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bonilla, Heraclio, ed. Colombia and Panamá: la metamorfosis de la nación en el siglo XX.
    • Montañez, Gustavo, ed.
    • Panama -- Foreign relations -- Colombia.

Politics and Governance

    Navarro, Aaron W.
  • An Eternal Struggle: How the National Action Party Transformed Mexican Politics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ard, Michael J., 1962- Eternal struggle: how the National Action Party transformed Mexican politics.
    • Partido Acción Nacional (Mexico)
    Pereira, Anthony W.
  • The Quality of Democracy: Theory and Applications (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • O'Donnell, Guillermo A., ed. Quality of democracy: theory and applications.
    • Vargas Cullel, Jorge, ed.
    • Iazzetta, Osvaldo Miguel, ed.
    • Democracy -- Latin America -- Congresses.
    Frank, Volker.
  • Parties and Unions in the New Global Economy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Burgess, Katrina. Parties and unions in the new global economy.
    • Labor unions -- Spain -- Political activity.

Urban Social History

    Ruggiero, Kristin.
  • The Criminals of Lima and their Worlds: The Prison Experience, 1850-1935 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aguirre, Carlos, 1958- Criminals of Lima and their worlds: the prison experience, 1850-1935.
    • Prisons -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 19th century.
    Lauderdale Graham, Sandra, 1943-
  • Dutra's World: Wealth and Family in Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Frank, Zephyr L., 1970- Dutra's world: wealth and family in nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro.
    • Wealth -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 19th century.
    Postero, Nancy Grey.
  • The Spectacular City: Violence and Performance in Urban Bolivia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goldstein, Daniel M., 1965- Spectacular city: violence and performance in urban Bolivia.
    • Social action -- Bolivia -- Cochabamba -- Political aspects.

U.S.-Latin American Relations

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