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Hispanic American Historical Review 82.1 (2002) 207-214

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Americana: The Americas in the World, around 1850 (or 'Seeing the Elephant' as the Theme for an Imaginary Western). By JAMES DUNKERLEY. London: Verso, 2000. Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Appendixes. Bibliography. Index. xxvi, 642 pp. Cloth, $45.00.

Americans All! Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I. By NANCY GENTILE FORD. Texas A&M University Military History Series, 73. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001 . Photographs. Plate. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 194 pp. Cloth, $32.95.

Argentine Caudillo: Juan Manuel de Rosas. Rev. ed. By JOHN LYNCH. Latin American Silhouettes. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 2001 (1981 ). Map. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 185 pp. Cloth, $55.00. Paper, $19.95.

Bandits, Peasants, and Politics: The Case of "La Violencia" in Colombia. By GONZALO SANCHEZ and DONNY MEERTENS. Translated by ALAN HYNDS. Institute of Latin American Studies Translations from Latin America. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001 . Photographs. Maps. Tables. Notes. Biblography. Index. xviii, 229 pp. Cloth, $40.00. Paper, $19.95.

Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas. By JUDITH A. CARNEY. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001 . Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiv, 240 pp. Cloth, $37.50.

Blue Coat or Powdered Wig: Free People of Color in Pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue. By STEWART R. KING. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001. Maps. Tables. Figure. Appendixes. Notes. Index. xxvi, 328 pp. Cloth, $45.00.

Brazilian Popular Music and Globalization. Edited by CHARLES A. PERRONE and CHRISTOPHER DUNN. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001. Photographs. Notes. Index. xii, 288 pp. Cloth, $55.00.

Brown, Not White: School Integration and the Chicano Movement in Houston. By GUADALUPE SAN MIGUEL JR. University of Houston Series in Mexican American Studies, no. 3. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. Photographs. Tables. Notes. Index. xiii, 283 pp. Cloth, $34.95.

The Chaco Mission Frontier: The Guaycurúan Experience. By JAMES SCHOFIELD SAEGER. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000 . Illustrations. Map. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xviii, 266 pp. Cloth, $50.00.

La ciudad de los monos: Roberto Brenes Mesén, los católicos heredianos y el conflicto cultural de 1907 en Costa Rica. By IVAN MOLINA JIMÉNEZ. San José: Universidad de Costa Rica, 2001. Photographs. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. 253 pp. Paper.

Conquistadors. By MICHAEL WOOD. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001 . Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Maps. Bibliography. Index. 288 pp. Cloth, $27.50.

Culture Wars in Brazil: The First Vargas Regime, 1930-1945. By DARYLE WILLIAMS. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001 . Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Map. Tables. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xxii, 346 pp. Cloth, $59.95. Paper, $19.95.

Curar, persuadir, gobernar: La construcción histórica de la profesión médica en Buenos Aires, 1852-1886. By RICARDO GONZALEZ LEANDRI. Biblioteca de Historia de América, no. 19. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1999. Bibliography. xxv, 259 pp. Paper.

Charles R. Boxer: An Uncommon Life. By DAURIL ALDEN. Assisted by James S. Cummins and Michael Cooper. Lisbon: Fundação Oriente, 2001. Photographs. Plates. Maps. Tables. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 616 pp. Paper.

Determinations: Essays on Theory, Narrative and Nation in the Americas. By NEIL LARSEN. New York: Verso, 2001 . Notes. Index. ix, 214 pp. Cloth, $70.00. Paper, $22.00.

Des dieux et des signes: Initiation, écriture et divination dans les religions afro-cubaines. By ERWAN DIANTEILL. Civilisations et Sociétés, 103. Paris: Éditions de l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 2000 . Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Figures. Appendixes. Glossary. Bibliographies. Indexes. 381 pp. Paper.

Divergent Modernities: Culture and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Latin America. By JULIO RAMOS. Translated by JOHN D. BLANCO. Foreword by JOSÉ DAVID SALDIVAR. Post-Contemporary Interventions; Latin America in Translation/En Traducción/Em Tradução. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001. Appendixes. Notes. Index. xlvi, 328 pp. Cloth, $59.95. Paper, $19.95.

The Effects of the Nation: Mexican Art in an Age of Globalization. Edited by CARL GOOD and JOHN V. WALDRON. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001 . Photographs. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. vi, 222 pp. Cloth, $64.50. Paper, $19...


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