The Americas

The Americas
Volume 63, Number 1, July 2006
Special Issue: The African Diaspora in the Colonial Andes
Guest Editor: Ben Vinson III

CONTENTS

    O'Toole, Rachel Sarah.
  • "In a War against the Spanish": Andean Protection and African Resistance on the Northern Peruvian Coast
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blacks -- Relations with Indians -- Peru -- History -- 17th century.
    • Campa Indians -- Peru -- Economic conditions -- 17th century.
    • Campa Indians -- Peru -- Government relations -- History -- 17th century.
    • Blacks -- Peru-- Social conditions -- 17th century.
    • Labor supply -- Peru -- History -- 17th century.
    Garofalo, Leo.
  • Conjuring the Coca and the Inca: The Andeanization of Lima's Afro-Peruvian Ritual Specialists, 1580-1690
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blacks -- Relations with Indians -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 17th century.
    • Occultists -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 17th century.
    • Blacks -- Peru -- Lima -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
    Bryant, Sherwin K.
  • Finding Gold, Forming Slavery: The Creation of a Classic Slave Society, Popayán, 1600-1700
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gold mines and mining -- Colombia -- Popayán -- History.
    • Labor supply -- Colombia -- Popayán -- History.
    • Slaves -- Colombia -- Popayán -- Social conditions.
    • Blacks -- Colombia -- Popayán -- Social conditions.
    Medina, Charles Beatty.
  • Caught between Rivals: The Spanish-African Maroon Competition for Captive Indian Labor in the Region of Esmeraldas during the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries
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    Subject Headings:
    • Maroons -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas -- Government relations -- History.
    • Maroons -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas -- Social conditions.
    • Blacks -- Relations with Indians -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas -- History.
    • Esmeraldas (Ecuador) -- Race relations -- History.
    • Labor supply -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas -- History.

Inter-American Notes

Books in Brief

    Lutz, Christopher, 1941-
  • El Memorial de Sololá y los inicios de la colonización Española en Guatemala (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Contreras R., J. Daniel (José Daniel Contreras Reynoso), 1920- "Memorial de Sololá" y los inicios de la colonización española en Guatemala.
    • Luján Muñoz, Jorge.
    • Annals of the Cakchiquels.
    DeLaney, Jeane.
  • Latin America, 1800-2000: Modern History for Modern Languages (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fowler, Will, 1966- Latin America, 1800-2000: modern history for modern languages.
    • Latin America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830.
    Murillo-Herrera, Mauricio.
  • Cobble Stones and Standing Stones: Archaeology at the Rivas Site, Costa Rica (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Quilter, Jeffrey, 1949- Cobble circles and standing stones: archaeology at the Rivas Site, Costa Rica.
    • Rivas Site (Costa Rica)

Book Reviews

    Holden, Robert H.
  • The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin America in the Cold War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grandin, Greg, 1962- Last colonial massacre: Latin America in the Cold War.
    • Guatemala -- History -- 1945-1985.

Cultural & Literary Studies

    Anderson, Robert Nelson.
  • Capoeira: The History of an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Assunção, Matthias Röhrig, 1955- Capoeira: a history of an Afro-Brazilian martial art.
    • Capoeira (Dance) -- Brazil -- History.
    Nagy, Silvia, 1953-
  • Crítica impura: estudios de cultura y literatura latinoamericana (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Moraña, Mabel. Crítica impura: estudios de literatura y cultura latinoamericanos.
    • Spanish American literature -- History and criticism.

Economic History

    Schell, William, 1950-
  • Desastre económico o debilidad federal en los primeros gobiernos postrevolucionarios (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Castañeda González, Rocío, ed. Desastre económico o debilidad federal en los primeros gobiernos posrevolucionarios.
    • Water-supply -- Government policy -- Mexico.

Ethnohistory & Indigenous Politics

    Schwaller, John Frederick.
  • Quetzalcoatl y los mitos fundadores de Mesoamérica (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Florescano, Enrique. Quetzalcoatl y los mitos fundadores de Mesoamerica.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Religion.
    Mongelluzzo, Ryan.
  • Palaces of the Ancient New World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Evans, Susan Toby, 1945-, ed. Palaces of the ancient new world: a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 10th and 11th October 1998.
    • Pillsbury, Joanne, ed.
    • Aztec architecture -- Congresses.
    Leibsohn, Dana.
  • City, Temple, Stage: Eschatological Architecture and Liturgical Theatrics in New Spain (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lara, Jaime, 1947- City, temple, stage: eschatological architecture and liturgical theatrics in New Spain.
    • Church architecture -- New Spain.
    Curet, L. Antonio, 1960-
  • Ancient Borinquen: Archaeology of Native Puerto Rico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Siegel, Peter E., ed. Ancient Borinquen: archaeology and ethnohistory of native Puerto Rico.
    • Indians of the West Indies -- Puerto Rico -- Antiquities.
    Kovic, Christine Marie.
  • The Struggle for Indigenous Rights in Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Postero, Nancy Grey, ed. Struggle for indigenous rights in Latin America.
    • Zamosc, León, ed.
    • Indians -- Civil rights.

Gender Studies

    Masur, Kate.
  • Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Greenberg, Amy S., 1968- Manifest manhood and the Antebellum American empire.
    • United States -- Territorial expansion.
    Zolov, Eric.
  • Plaza of Sacrifices: Gender, Power, and Terror in 1968 Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Carey, Elaine, 1967- Plaza of sacrifices: gender, power, and terror in 1968 Mexico.
    • Student movements -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.

Latino & Border Studies

    Perissinotto, Giorgio Sabino Antonio.
  • Californio Voices: The Oral Memoirs of José María Amador and Lorenzo Asisara (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Amador, José Mariá, 1794-1883. Californio voices: the oral memoirs of José María Amador and Lorenzo Asisara.
    • Asisara, Lorenzo, b. 1819.
    • Mora-Torres, Gregorio, 1954-, ed.
    • Amador, José Mariá, 1794-1883 -- Interviews.
    Chávez, Ernesto, 1962-
  • Raza Si!, Guerra No!: Chicano Protest and Patriotism During the Vietnam War Era (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Oropeza, Lorena, 1964- Raza si!, guerra no!: Chicano protest and patriotism during the Vietnam war era.
    • Mexican Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.

Military History

    Kuethe, Allan J., 1940-
  • Fortificaciones y tropas: El gasto militar en Tierra Firme, 1700-1788 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Serrano Alvarez, José Manuel. Fortificaciones y tropas: el gasto militar en tierra firme, 1700-1788.
    • Spain -- Colonies -- Defenses -- America.

Nation Building & Nationalism

    Craib, Raymond B.
  • Interpreting Spanish Colonialism: Empires, Nations, and Legends (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schmidt-Nowara, Christopher, 1966-, ed. Interpreting Spanish colonialism: empires, nations, and legends.
    • Nieto-Phillips, John M., 1964-, ed.
    • Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Historiography.
    Reeves, René.
  • Institution Building and State Formation in Nineteenth-Century Latin America: The University of San Carlos, Guatemala (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pattridge, Blake D., 1964- Institution building and state formation in nineteenth-century Latin America: the University of San Carlos, Guatemala.
    • Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala -- History -- 19th century.
    López, Rick.
  • "Assimilating the Primitive": Parallel Dialogue on Racial Miscegenation in Revolutionary Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Swarthout, Kelley R., 1960- Assimilating the primitive: parallel dialogues on racial miscegenation in revolutionary Mexico.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Public opinion.
    Silva, J. Pablo.
  • Cultura de masas, reforma y nacionalismo en Chile 1910-1931 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rinke, Stefan H. Cultura de masas, reforma y nacionalismo en Chile 1910-1931.
    • Social change -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.
    Bantjes, Adrian A.
  • Reconciling Modernity: Urban State Formation in 1940s León, Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Newcomer, Daniel, 1971- Reconciling modernity: urban state formation in 1940s León, Mexico.
    • León (Guanajuato, Mexico) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Political Economy & Globaization

    Brockington, Lolita Gutiérrez.
  • Building the King's Highway: Labor, Society, and Family on Mexico's Caminos Reales, 1757-1804 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Castleman, Bruce A. Building the King's Highway: labor, society, and family on Mexico's Caminos Reales, 1757-1804.
    • Road construction workers -- Mexico -- History -- 18th century.
    Meisch, Lynn, 1945-
  • Mayas in the Marketplace: Tourism, Globalization, and Cultural Identity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Little, Walter E., 1963- Mayas in the marketplace: tourism, globalization, and cultural identity.
    • Cakchikel Indians -- Commerce.

Politics & Governance

    Kirk, John M., 1951-
  • Capitalism, God, and a Good Cigar: Cuba Enters the Twenty-First Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chávez, Lydia, 1951-, ed. Capitalism, God, and a good cigar: Cuba enters the twenty-first century.
    • Cuba -- Civilization -- 21st century.
    Palmer, David Scott, 1937-
  • The Andes in Focus: Security, Democracy, and Economic Reform (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Crandall, Russell, 1971-, ed. Andes in focus: security, democracy, and economic reform.
    • Paz, Guadalupe, 1970-, ed.
    • Roett, Riordan, 1938-, ed.
    • Andes Region -- Politics and government.
    Loveman, Brian.
  • Democracy in Latin America 1760-1900, Volume I: Civic Selfhood and Public Life in Mexico and Peru (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Forment, Carlos A. Democracy in Latin America, 1760-1900.
    • Mexico -- History -- 19th century.

Religion & Religious Practices

    Arnold, Linda.
  • El mérito y la estrategia: clérigos, juristas y médicos en Nueva España (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aguirre Salvador, Rodolfo. Mérito y la estrategia: clérigos, juristas y médicos en Nueva España.
    • Occupations -- New Spain -- History -- 18th century.
    Sampson Vera Tudela, Elisa.
  • False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in Colonial Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jaffary, Nora E., 1968- False mystics: deviant orthodoxy in colonial Mexico.
    • Inquisition -- Mexico -- History.
    Cummins, Victoria Hennessey, 1951-
  • Colonial Saints: Discovering the Holy in the Americas, 1500-1800 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Greer, Allan, ed. Colonial saints: discovering the holy in the Americas, 1500-1800.
    • Bilinkoff, Jodi, 1955-, ed.
    • Christian saints -- Cult -- America -- History.
    Adams, Abigail E.
  • Mayan Voices for Human Rights: Displaced Catholics in Highland Chiapas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kovic, Christine Marie. Mayan voices for human rights: displaced Catholics in highland Chiapas.
    • Mayas -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Religion.

Rural Social History

    Stark, David Martin, 1965-
  • Race and Labor in the Hispanic Caribbean: The West Indian Immigrant Worker Experience in Puerto Rico, 1800-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chinea, Jorge Luis. Race and labor in the Hispanic Caribbean: the West Indian immigrant worker experience in Puerto Rico, 1800-1850.
    • West Indians -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 19th century.

Slavery & Diaspora Studies

    Wells, Allen, 1951-
  • The Jewish Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean: Fragments of Memory (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ruggiero, Kristin, ed. Jewish diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean: fragments of memory.
    • Jews -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.

U.S & International Relations

    Volk, Steven Saul, 1946-
  • When States Kill: Latin America, the U.S., and Technologies of Terror (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Menjívar, Cecilia, ed. When states kill: Latin America, the U.S., and technologies of terror.
    • Rodriguez, Néstor, ed.
    • State-sponsored terrorism -- Latin America.

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