The Americas

The Americas
Volume 62, Number 4, April 2006

CONTENTS

    Knight, Alan, 1946-
  • 2006 CLAH Luncheon Address: A Personal Porfiriato: Thirty-Five Years of Muddling Through Mexico (and Points South)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
    Espinosa, David.
  • Student Politics, National Politics: Mexico's National Student Union, 1926-1943
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    Subject Headings:
    • College students -- Mexico -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
    • Higher education and state -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
    • Church and education -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
    • Church and state -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
    • Catholic Church -- Mexico -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
    La Botz, Dan.
  • American "Slackers" in the Mexican Revolution: International Proletarian Politics in the Midst of a National Revolution
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    Subject Headings:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Draft resisters -- United States.
    • Americans -- Mexico -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- Mexico.
    • Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Participation, American.
    Fiorucci, Flavia.
  • Between Institutional Survival and Intellectual Commitment: The Case of the Argentine Society of Writers During Perón's Rule (1945-1955)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peronism.
    • Argentina -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
    • Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1943-1955.
    McPhee, Kit.
  • "Immigrants With Money Are No Use to Us" Race and Ethnicity in the Zona Portuária of Rio de Janeiro, 1903-1912
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    Subject Headings:
    • Migration, Internal -- Economic aspects -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 20th century.
    • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
    • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
    • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Race relations -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.

Inter-American Notes

Books in Brief

    Kolb, Charles C.
  • The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • López Luján, Leonardo. Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan.
    • Templo Mayor (Mexico City, Mexico)
    Masterson, Daniel M.
  • Unbroken: From Auschwitz to Buenos Aires (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Papiernik, Charles. Unbroken: from Auschwitz to Buenos Aires.
    • Sadow, Stephen A., tr.
    • Papiernik, Charles.
    McCook, Stuart George, 1965-
  • The Role of Geographer and Natural Scientist Henri François Pittier (1875-1950) in the Evolution of Geography as a Science in Costa Rica. (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yacher, Leon I. The role of geographer and natural scientist Henri Francois Pittier (1857-1950) in the evolution of geography as a science in Costa Rica.
    • Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950 -- Influence.
    Brown, Kendall W., 1949-
  • Collaguas II Lari Collaguas (Homenaje a Franklin Pease G. Y.) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Robinson, David J. (David James), 1939-, ed. Collaguas II Lari Collaguas: economía, sociedad y población, 1604-1605: homenaje a Franklin Pease G.Y.
    • Dávila, Gerónimo -- Journeys.

Book Reviews

    Eastwood, Jonathan.
  • Liberty and Equality in Caribbean Colombia, 1770-1835 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Helg, Aline, 1953- Liberty & equality in Caribbean Colombia, 1770-1835.
    • Blacks -- Colombia -- Atlantic Coast Region -- History.

Ethnohistory/Indigenous Politics

    Salamone, Frank A.
  • Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn From It (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Borofsky, Robert, 1944- Yanomami: the fierce controversy and what we can learn from it.
    • Yanomamo Indians -- Study and teaching (Higher)
    Brulotte, Ronda L.
  • The Devil's Book of Culture: History, Mushrooms, and Caves in Southern Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Feinberg, Benjamin, 1965- Devil's book of culture: history, mushrooms, and caves in southern Mexico.
    • Mazatec Indians -- Ethnic identity.

Gender Studies

    Holler, Jacqueline Zuzann, 1964-
  • Women in the Crucible of Conquest: The Gendered Genesis of Spanish American Society, 1500-1600 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Powers, Karen Vieira, 1950- Women in the crucible of conquest: the gendered genesis of Spanish American society, 1500-1600.
    • Women -- Latin America -- History -- 16th century.
    Earle, Rebecca.
  • Porque la quiero tanto: Historia del amor en la sociedad rioplatense (1750-1860) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mayo, Carlos A. Porque la quiero tanto: historia del amor en la sociedad rioplatense (1750-1860)
    • Man-woman relationships -- Rio de la Plata Region (Argentina and Uruguay) -- History -- 18th century.
    Van Vleet, Krista E.
  • Gender and the Boundaries of Dress in Contemporary Peru (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Femenias, Blenda. Gender and the boundaries of dress in contemporary Peru.
    • Indian women -- Clothing -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa)

Latino/Border Studies

    Wood, Andrew Grant, 1958-
  • The Children of NAFTA: Labor Wars on the U.S./Mexico Border (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bacon, David, 1948- Children of NAFTA: labor wars on the U.S./Mexico border.
    • Alien labor, Mexican -- United States.
    Chavez, Leo R. (Leo Ralph)
  • Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community: Power, Conflict, and Solidarity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ochoa, Gilda L., 1965- Becoming neighbors in a Mexican American community: power, conflict, and solidarity.
    • Mexican Americans -- California -- La Puente -- Social conditions.

Literary/Cultural Studies

    Alzate Cuervo, Gastón Adolfo, 1959-
  • Un viaje sin fin: Teatro mexicano hoy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Adler, Heidrun, 1939-, ed. Viaje sin fin: teatro mexicano hoy.
    • Chabaud, Jaime, ed.
    • Mexican drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Pino-Ojeda, Walescka.
  • Memoria, duelo y narración. Chile después de Pinochet: literature, cine, sociedad (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Spiller, Roland, ed. Memoria, duelo y narración: Chile después de Pinochet: literature, cine, sociedad.
    • Chilean literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Heath, Dwight B.
  • Intoxicated Identities: Alcohol's Power in Mexican History and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mitchell, Timothy (Timothy J.) Intoxicated identities: alcohol's power in Mexican history and culture.
    • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Mexico.
    Hulme, Peter.
  • Transatlantic Topographies: Islands, Highlands, Jungles (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rodríguez, Ileana. Transatlantic topographies: islands, highlands, jungles.
    • Geographical perception -- Latin America.
    Greenberg, Amy S., 1968-
  • Hemispheric Imaginings: The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U.S. Empire (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Murphy, Gretchen, 1971- Hemispheric imaginings: the Monroe Doctrine and narratives of U.S. empire.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Historiography.

Medical History

    Bliss, Katherine Elaine, 1968-
  • Entre médicos y curanderos: Cultura, historia y enfermedad en la América Latina moderna (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Armus, Diego, ed. Entre médicos y curanderos: cultura, historia y enfermedad en la América Latina moderna.
    • Medicine -- Latin America -- History.
    Palmer, Steven Paul.
  • El Valor de la Salud: Historia de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cueto, Marcos. Valor de la salud: historia de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud.
    • Pan American Health Organization.

Nation Building/Nationalism

    Becker, Marc.
  • Political Cultures in the Andes, 1750-1950 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jacobsen, Nils, 1948-, ed. Political cultures in the Andes, 1750-1950.
    • Aljovín de Losada, Cristóbal, ed.
    • Political culture -- Andes Region -- History -- 18th century.
    Sowell, David, 1952-
  • Crafting the Republic: Lima's Artisans and Nation-Building in Peru, 1821-1879 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • García-Bryce, Iñigo L., 1966- Crafting the republic: Lima's artisans and nation building in Peru, 1821-1879.
    • Artisans -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 19th century.
    Hite, Katherine.
  • Remembering Pinochet's Chile: On the Eve of London 1998 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stern, Steve J., 1951- Remembering Pinochet's Chile: on the eve of London, 1998.
    • Chile -- History -- 1973-1988.

Political Economy/Globalization

    Kuethe, Allan J., 1940-
  • Comercio y emigración en América en el siglo XVIII (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • González, Manuel Hernández. Comercio y emigración en América en el siglo XVIII.
    • Canary Islands -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.
    Graham, Richard, 1934-
  • Naked Tropics: Essays on Empire and Other Rogues (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Maxwell, Kenneth, 1941- Naked tropics: essays on empire and other rogues.
    • Brazil -- History.
    Rothstein, Frances.
  • Mexico in Transition: Neoliberal Globalism, the State and Civil Society (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Otero, Gerardo, ed. Mexico in transition: neoliberal globalism, the state and civil society.
    • Civil society -- Mexico.
    Stronza, Amanda.
  • Behind the Smile: The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gmelch, George. Behind the smile: the working lives of Caribbean tourism.
    • Tourism -- Caribbean Area -- Anecdotes.

Politics/Governance

    Boyer, Christopher R. (Christopher Robert)
  • Los hombres del poder en Michoacán, 1924-1962 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Oikión Solano, Verónica, 1955- Hombres del poder en Michoacán, 1924-1962.
    • Michoacán de Ocampo (Mexico) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
    Gambone, Michael D., 1963-
  • Tiburcio Carías: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dodd, Thomas J. Tiburcio Carías: portrait of a Honduran political leader.
    • Carías Andino, Tiburcio, 1876-
    Philip, George D. E.
  • Authoritarian Legacies and Democracy in Latin America and Southern Europe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hite, Katherine, ed. Authoritarian legacies and democracy in Latin America and Southern Europe.
    • Cesarini, Paola, 1966-, ed.
    • Democratization -- Case studies.
    Dinius, Oliver.
  • Drowning in Laws: Labor Law and Brazilian Political Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • French, John D. Drowning in laws: labor law and Brazilian political culture.
    • Labor laws and legislation -- Social aspects -- Brazil.

Religion/Religious Practices

    Chmiel, Mark, 1960-
  • Monsignor Romero: A Bishop for the Third Millennium, and: The Violence of Love (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pelton, Robert S., 1921-, ed. Monsignor Romero: a bishop for the third millennium.
    • Ball, Robert L., 1946-, ed.
    • Markham, Kyle, ed.
    • Romero, Oscar A. (Oscar Arnulfo), 1917-1980. Violence of love.
    • Brockman, James R., ed.
    • Romero, Oscar A. (Oscar Arnulfo), 1917-1980.
    • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church -- Sermons.

Rural Social History

    Martin, Cheryl English, 1945-
  • Historia de la vida cotidiana en México: tomo III: El siglo XVIII: Entre tradición y cambio (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gonzalbo Aizpuru, Pilar, ed. Historia de la vida cotidiana en México: tomo III: El siglo XVIII: entre tradición y cambio.
    • Mexico City (Mexico) -- Social life and customs.

Slavery/Diaspora Studies

    Geggus, David Patrick.
  • Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fischer, Sibylle, 1962- Modernity disavowed: Haiti and the cultures of slavery in the age of revolution.
    • Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Literature and the revolution.
    Kiddy, Elizabeth W., 1957-
  • Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Morgan, Jennifer L. (Jennifer Lyle) Laboring women: reproduction and gender in New World slavery.
    • Women slaves -- North America -- Social conditions.

Urban Social History

    Baer, James A.
  • Politics and Urban Growth in Santiago, Chile, 1891-1941 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walter, Richard J. Politics and urban growth in Santiago, Chile, 1891-1941.
    • Santiago (Chile) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Documentary Films

Index

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