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Latin American Politics & Society 47.2 (2005) 197-198

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Books Received

General and Regional Latin America

Alcántara Sáenz, Manuel. ¿Instituciones o máquinas ideológicas? Origen, programa y organización de los partidos políticos latinoamericanos. Barcelona: Institut de Ciències Politiques i Socials, 2004. Tables, appendixes, bibliography, 320 pp.; paperback.

Crandall, Russell, Guadalupe Paz, and Riordan Roett, eds. The Andes in Focus: Security, Democracy, and Economic Reform. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2005. Figures, tables, acronyms, notes, bibliography, index, 247 pp.; hardcover $49.95, paperback $19.95.

Langley, Lester D. The Americas in the Modern Age, paperback ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. Maps, notes, bibliography, index, 331 pp.; hardcover (1993) $37.50, paperback $20.

Muldoon, James, ed. The Spiritual Conversion of the Americas. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004. Notes, index, 281 pp.; hardcover $65.

Sikkink, Kathryn. Mixed Signals: U.S. Human Rights Policy and Latin America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press/Century Foundation, 2004. Figures, tables, notes, index, 283 pp.; hardcover $29.95.

Youngers, Coletta A., and Eileen Rosin, eds. Drugs and Democracy in Latin America: The Impact of U.S. Policy. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2005. Maps, figures, tables, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index, 415 pp.; hardcover $65, paperback $25.


Fuentes, Claudio A. Contesting the Iron Fist: Advocacy Networks and Police Violence in Democratic Argentina and Chile. New York: Routledge, 2005. Figures, tables, abbreviations, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index, 235 pp.; hardcover $75.

Helmke, Gretchen. Courts Under Constraints: Judges, Generals, and Presidents in Argentina. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Figures, tables, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index, 240 pp.; hardcover $60. [End Page 197]


Terrell, Michelle M. The Jewish Community of Early Colonial Nevis: A Historical Archaeological Study. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. Photographs, maps, figures, tables, chronology, notes, bibliography, index, 200 pp.; hardcover $59.95.

Central America

Kampwirth, Karen. Feminism and the Legacy of Revolution: Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chiapas. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. Abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index, 295 pp.; paperback $28.


Simons, Geoff. Colombia: A Brutal History. New York: Palgrave, 2004. Map, figure, tables, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index, 420 pp.; paperback $24.95.

Vásquez Perdomo, María Eugenia. My Life as a Colombian Revolutionary: Reflections of a Former Guerrillera. Translated by Lorena Terando. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2005. Photographs, chronology, notes, index, 320 pp.; hardcover $68.50, paperback $22.95.


Haney, Patrick J., and Walt Vanderbush. The Cuban Embargo: The Domestic Politics of an American Foreign Policy. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. Abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index, 240 pp.; paperback $24.95.

Shaffer, Kirwin R. Anarchism and Countercultural Politics in Early Twentieth-Century Cuba. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. Tables, notes, bibliography, index, 304 pp.; hardcover $59.95.


Earle, Duncan, and Jeanne Simonelli. Uprising of Hope: Sharing the Zapatista Journey to Alternative Development. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2005. Photographs, maps, glossary, notes, bibliography, index, 341 pp.; hardcover $80, paperback $34.95.


Close, David, and Kalowatie Deonandan, eds. Undoing Democracy: The Politics of Electoral Caudillismo. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2004. Figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index, 228 pp.; hardcover $70.



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