The Americas

The Americas
Volume 62, Number 3, January 2006
Special Issue: Translating Native Voices in Colonial Latin American History
Guest Editor: Susan Elizabeth Ramírez

CONTENTS

    Ramírez, Susan E., 1946-
  • Introduction: Lost--and Found--in Translation? The Practice of Translating, Interpreting, and Understanding the Past
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    Subject Headings:
    • Translating and interpreting.
    • Latin America -- Historiography.
    Read, Kay Almere, 1944-
    Rosenthal, Jane.
  • The Chalcan Women's Song: Sex as a Political Metaphor in Fifteenth- Century Mexico
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nahuas -- Mexico -- Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias -- Music -- History and criticism.
    • Songs, Nahuatl -- Mexico -- Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias -- History and criticism.
    • Music -- Political asects -- Mexico -- Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias -- History -- To 1500.
    Townsend, Camilla, 1965-
  • "What in the World Have You Done to Me, My Lover?: Sex, Servitude, and Politics among the Pre-Conquest Nahuas as Seen in the Cantares Mexicanos
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nahuas -- Mexico -- Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias -- Music -- History and criticism.
    • Songs, Nahuatl -- Mexico -- Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias -- History and criticism.
    • Music -- Political asects -- Mexico -- Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias -- History -- To 1500.
    Tavárez, David.
  • The Passion According to the Wooden Drum: The Doctrinal Appropriation of a Colonial Zapotec Ritual Genre in New Spain
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zapotec Indians -- Religion.
    • Zapotec Indians -- Music -- History and criticism.
    • Dominicans -- Missions -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State)
    Francis, J. Michael (John Michael)
  • Language and the "True Conversion" to the Holy Faith: A Document from the Archivium Romanus Societatis Iesu, Rome, Italy
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    Subject Headings:
    • Catholic Church -- Missions -- Colombia -- History -- Sources.
    • Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Clergy -- History -- Sources.
    • Indians of South America -- Colombia -- Religion -- History -- Sources.

Inter-American Notes

Books in Brief

    Webre, Stephen Andrew, 1946-
  • Beware the Great Horned Serpent! Chiapas under the Threat of Napoleon (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Laughlin, Robert M. Beware the great horned serpent!: Chiapas under the threat of Napoleon.
    • Tzotzil Indians -- History -- 19th century.
    Zahler, Reuben.
  • Memoria sobre el Nuevo Reino de Granada, 1803. A Report Concerning the Viceroyalty of New Granada (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mendinueta, Pedro, 1736-1825. Memoria sobre el nuevo reino de Granada, 1803.
    • Leiby, John S., 1955-, ed.
    • Colombia -- History -- To 1810.
    Quinn-Sánchez, Kathryn.
  • Vietnam Veteranos: Chicanos Recall the War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ybarra, Lea. Vietnam veteranos: Chicanos recall the war.
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Mexican Americans.

Book Reviews

    Hamnett, Brian R.
  • From Liberal to Revolutionary Oaxaca: The View from the South, Mexico 1867-1911 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chassen de López, Francie R. From liberal to revolutionary Oaxaca: the view from the south: Mexico, 1867-1911.
    • Oaxaca (Mexico: State) -- History -- 19th century.

Economic History

    Haynes, Keith (Keith A.)
  • Reciprocidad imposible? La política del comercio entre México y Estados Unidos, 1857-1938 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Riguzzi, Paolo. Reciprocidad imposible?: la política del comercio entre México y Estados Unidos, 1857-1938.
    • Mexico -- Commerce -- United States.
    Schell, William, 1950-
  • La fiscalidad: un observatorio para el historiador: Ensayo de historiografía sobre el porfiriato: 1867-1995, and: Crisis Fiscal: Reforma hacendaria y consolidación del poder: Tres ensayos de historia económica del porfiriato (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pérez Siller, Javier. Fiscalidad: un observatorio para el historiador: ensayo de historiografia sobre el Porfiriato: 1867-1995.
    • Pérez Siller, Javier. Crisis fiscal: reforma hacendaria y consolidación del poder: tres ensayos de historia economica del porfiriato.
    • Mexico -- Economic conditions.
    • Finance, Public -- Mexico -- History.

Ethnohistory and Indigenous Politics

    Dean, Bartholomew, 1963-
  • Salt of the Mountain: Campa Asháninka History and Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Varese, Stefano. Salt of the mountain: Campa Asháninka history and resistance in the Peruvian jungle.
    • Campa Indians -- History -- Sources.
    Ari, Waskar T.
  • Somos como Incas: Autoridades tradicionales en los Andes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pérez Galán, Beatriz. Somos como Incas: autoridades tradicionales en los Andes peruanos, Cuzco.
    • Incas -- History.

Gender Studies

    Ortíz, Ricardo L.
  • El deseo, enorme cicatriz luminosa: Ensayos sobre homosexualidades latinoamericanas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Balderston, Daniel, 1952- Deseo, enorme cicatriz luminosa: ensayos sobre homosexualidades latinoamericanas.
    • Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Bliss, Katherine Elaine, 1968-
  • White Slavery and Mothers Alive and Dead: The Troubled Meeting of Sex, Gender, Public Health and Progress in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guy, Donna J. White slavery and mothers alive and dead: the troubled meeting of sex, gender, public health, and progress in Latin America.
    • Women -- Latin America -- Social conditions.

Latino and Border Studies

    Pitti, Stephen J., 1969-
  • Catarino Garza's Revolution on the Texas-Mexico Border (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Young, Elliott, 1967- Catarino Garza's revolution on the Texas-Mexico border.
    • Mexican-American Border Region -- History -- 19th century.
    Meeks, Eric V.
  • Continental Crossroads: Remapping U.S.-Mexico Borderlands History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Truett, Samuel, 1966-, ed. Continental crossroads: remapping U.S.-Mexico borderlands history.
    • Young, Elliott, 1967-, ed.
    • Mexican-American Border Region -- Historiography.
    Lorentzen, Lois Ann, 1952-
  • La Llorona's Children: Religion, Life, and Death in the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • León, Luis D., 1965- La Llorona's children: religion, life, and death in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands.
    • Mexican American Catholics -- Religious life.
    Díaz-Stevens, Ana María, 1942-
  • Las Hermanas: Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in the U.S. Catholic Church (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Medina, Lara, 1953- Hermanas: Chicana/Latina religious-political activism in the U.S. Catholic Church.
    • Hermanas (Organization) -- History.
    Hernández, Marie Theresa, 1952-
  • Mayas from Morgantown: Work and Community in the Nuevo New South (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fink, Leon, 1948- Maya of Morganton: work and community in the nuevo new south.
    • Poultry plants -- North Carolina -- Morganton -- Employees.

Literary and Cultural Studies

    Adams, Rachael, 1968-
  • Informal Empire: Mexico and Central America in Victorian Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aguirre, Robert D. Informal empire: Mexico and Central America in Victorian culture.
    • Mexico -- Relations -- Great Britain.
    Alarcón, Daniel, 1977-
  • Romancing the Maya: Mexican Antiquity in the American Imagination, 1820-1915 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Evans, R. Tripp, 1968- Romancing the Maya: Mexican antiquity in the American imagination, 1820-1915.
    • Mayas -- Antiquities.
    Clayton, Michelle, 1974-
  • Poesía concreta brasileña: las vanguardias en la encrucijada modernista (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aguilar, Gonzalo Moisés. Poesía concreta brasileña: las vanguardias en la encrucijada modernista.
    • Concrete poetry, Brazilian -- History and criticism.
    Azor, Ileana, 1953-
  • Contemporary Theatre in Mayan Mexico: Death-Defying Acts (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Underiner, Tamara L. Contemporary theatre in Mayan Mexico: death-defying acts.
    • Theater -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- History -- 20th century.
    Lasso, Marixa.
  • The Cult of Bolivar in Latin American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Conway, Christopher B., 1969- Cult of Bolivar in Latin American literature.
    • Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Nation Building and Nationalism

    Gould, Jeffrey L.
  • Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime, and Modernity in Dominican History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Turits, Richard Lee. Foundations of despotism: peasants, the Trujillo regime, and modernity in Dominican history.
    • Peasantry -- Dominican Republic -- Political activity.
    Molina Jiménez, Iván.
  • Las redes intelectuales centroamericanos: un siglo de imaginarios nacionales (1820-1920) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Casaús Arzú, Marta. Redes intelectuales centroamericanos: un siglo de imaginarios nacionales (1820-1920).
    • García Giráldez, Teresa.
    • Intellectuals -- Central America -- History.
    Stoner, K. Lynn.
  • Measures of Equality: Social Science, Citizenship, and Race in Cuba, 1902-1940 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bronfman, Alejandra Marina, 1962- Measures of equality: social science, citizenship, and race in Cuba, 1902-1940.
    • Cuba -- Race relations.
    Conniff, Michael L.
  • Stringing Together a Nation: Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon and the Construction of a Modern Brazil, 1906-1930 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Diacon, Todd A. Stringing together a nation: Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon and the construction of a modern Brazil, 1906-1930.
    • Rondon, Cândido Mariano da Silva, 1865-1958.
    Kourí, Emilio.
  • Indian and Nation in Revolutionary Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dawson, Alexander S. (Alexander Scott), 1967- Indian and nation in revolutionary Mexico.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Government relations.
    Deutsch, Sandra McGee, 1950-
  • Our Brazil Awake!: The Acção Integralista Brasileira and the Failed Quest for a Fascist Order in the 1930s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Klein, Marcus, 1968- Our Brazil awake!: the Acção Integralista Brasileira and the failed quest for a Fascist Order in the 1930s.
    • Acção Integralista Brasileira (Political Party)

Politics and Governance

    Cutter, Charles R., 1950-
  • That Disturbances Cease: The Journals of Don Diego de Vargas, New Mexico 1697-1700 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Vargas, Diego de, 1643-1704. That disturbances cease: the journals of don Diego de Vargas, New Mexico, 1697-1700.
    • Kessell, John L., ed.
    • Vargas, Diego de, 1643-1704 -- Archives.
    Hale, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1930-
  • Invención del sistema político mexicano: Forma de gobierno y gobernabilidad en México en el siglo XIX (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Medina Peña, Luis. Invención del sistema político mexicano: forma de gobierno y gobernabilidad en México en el siglo XIX.
    • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
    Magar, Eric.
  • Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Samuels, David, 1967- Ambition, federalism, and legislative politics in Brazil.
    • Federal government -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century.
    Peloso, Vincent C.
  • Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Peru: The Rise of the Partido Civil (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Muecke, Ulrich. Political culture in nineteenth-century Peru: the rise of the Partido Civil.
    • Partido Civil (Peru)

Religion and Religious Pratices

    Poole, Stafford.
  • Mary, Mother and Warrior: The Virgin in Spain and the Americas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hall, Linda B. (Linda Biesele), 1939- Mary, mother and warrior: the Virgin in Spain and the Americas.
    • Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Devotion to -- Latin America -- History.
    Tavárez, David.
  • El cristianismo en el espejo indígena: Religiosidad en el occidente de la Sierra Gorda, siglo XVIII (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lara Cisneros, Gerardo. Cristianismo en el espejo indígena: religiosidad en el occidente de la Sierra Gorda, siglo XVIII.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Sierra Gorda Region -- Religion.
    Palacios, Joseph M.
  • Horizons of the Sacred: Mexican Traditions in U.S. Catholicism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Matovina, Timothy M., 1955-, ed. Horizons of the sacred: Mexican traditions in U.S. Catholicism.
    • Riebe-Estrella, Gary, 1946-, ed.
    • Mexican American Catholics -- History.

Slavery and Diaspora Studies

    Delle, James A.
  • Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Burnard, Trevor G. (Trevor Graeme) Mastery, tyranny, and desire: Thomas Thistlewood and his slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican world.
    • Thistlewood, Thomas, 1721-1786.

Urban Social History

    Bliss, Katherine Elaine, 1968-
  • Pobres, marginados y peligrosos (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Trujillo, Jorge A., ed. Pobres, marginados y peligrosos.
    • Quitar, Juan C., ed.
    • Crime -- Argentina -- Sociological aspects -- History.
    Brewster, Keith, 1956-
  • Tools of Progress: A German Merchant Family in Mexico City, 1865-Present (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Buchenau, Jürgen, 1964- Tools of progress: a German merchant family in Mexico City, 1865-present.
    • Casa Boker (Firm) -- History.
    McPherson, Alan L.
  • Espejos de la guerra fría: México, América Central y el Caribe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Spenser, Daniela, ed. Espejos de la Guerra Fría: México, América Central y el Caribe.
    • Caribbean Area -- Relations -- United States -- Congresses.
    Berryman, Phillip.
  • The U.S. Catholic Press on Central America: From Cold War Anticommunism to Social Justice (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brett, Edward Tracy, 1944- U.S. Catholic press on Central America: from Cold War anticommunism to social justice.
    • Press, Catholic -- United States.
    Gambone, Michael D., 1963-
  • U.S. Intervention and Regime Change in Nicaragua (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Solaún, Mauricio. U.S. intervention and regime change in Nicaragua.
    • Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1937-1979.

Documentary Films

    Dosal, Paul J. (Paul Jaime), 1960-
  • Sacrificio: Who Betrayed Che Guevara? (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gandini, Erik, dir. Sacrificio: who betrayed Che Guevara? [film]
    • Saleh, Tarik, dir.
    • Guevara, Ernesto, 1928-1967 -- Assassination.

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