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Latin American Politics & Society 47.3 (2005) 185-187



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Books Received

General and Regional Latin America

Black, Jan Knippers, ed. Latin America: Its Problems and Its Promise, A Multidisciplinary Introduction. 4th edition. Boulder: Westview Press, 2005. Photographs, maps, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index, 638 pp.; paperback $40.

Fishburn, Evelyn, and Eduardo L. Ortiz, eds. Science and the Creative Imagination in Latin America. London: Institute for the Study of the Americas, 2005. Figures, tables, notes, 216 pp.; paperback $19.95.

O'Donnell, Guillermo, Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara, and Arturo Escobar. Cruzando Fronteras en América Latina. Cuadernos del CEDLA no. 16. Amsterdam: Centre for Latin American Research and Development, 2003. Notes, bibliography, 77 pp.; paperback.

Posada-Carbó, Eduardo, and Carlos Malamud, eds. The Financing of Politics: Latin American and European Perspectives. London: Institute for the Study of the Americas, 2005. Figures, tables, notes, bibliography, 272 pp.; paperback $19.95.

Powers, Karen Vieira. Women in the Crucible of Conquest: The Gendered Genesis of Spanish American Society, 1500–1600. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 240 pp.; hardcover $45, paperback $22.50.

Wood, Charles H., and Bryan R. Roberts, eds. Rethinking Development in Latin America. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2005. Figures, tables, acronyms, bibliography, index, 384 pp.; hardcover $55.

Yashar, Deborah J. Contesting Citizenship in Latin America: The Rise of Indigenous Movements and the Postliberal Challenge. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Tables, acronyms, notes, bibliography, index, 379 pp.; hardcover $85, paperback $37.99.

Brazil

Klein, Marcus. Our Brazil Will Awake! The Acção Integralista Brasileira and the Failed Quest for a Fascist Order in the 1930s. Cuadernos del CEDLA no. 17. Amsterdam: Centre for Latin American Research and Development, 2004. Map, abbreviations, chronology, notes, bibliography, 130 pp.; paperback. [End Page 185]

Caribbean

Chinea, Jorge Luis. Race and Labor in the Hispanic Caribbean: The West Indian Immigrant Worker Experience in Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico, 1800–1850. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. Maps, tables, abbreviations, appendix, glossary, notes, bibliography, index, 272 pp.; hardcover $59.95.

Central America

Brockett, Charles D. Political Movements and Violence in Central America. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Maps, figures, tables, abbreviations, acronyms, glossary, notes, bibliography, index, 404 pp.; hardcover $75, paperback $29.99.

Colombia

Baud, Michiel, and Donny Meertens, eds. Colombia from the Inside: Perspectives on Drugs, War and Peace. Cuadernos del CEDLA no. 18. Amsterdam: Centre for Latin American Research and Development, 2004. Map, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, 128 pp.; paperback.

Bucheli, Marcelo. Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899–2000. New York: New York University Press, 2005. Maps, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index, 253 pp.; hardcover $45.

Cuba

Chávez, Lydia, ed. Capitalism, God, and a Good Cigar: Cuba Enters the Twenty-first Century. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. Photographs, bibliography, index, 264 pp.; hardcover $74.95, paperback $21.95.

Pérez, Louis A., Jr. To Die in Cuba: Suicide and Society. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. Photographs, illustrations, figures, tables, notes, index, 480 pp.; hardcover $39.95.

Mexico

Otero, Gerardo, ed. Mexico in Transition: Neoliberal Globalism, the State and Civil Society. London: Zed Books, 2004. Figures, tables, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index, 288 pp.; hardcover $75, paperback $25. [End Page 186]

Nicaragua

Anderson, Leslie E., and Lawrence C. Dodd. Learning Democracy: Citizen Engagement and Electoral Choice in Nicaragua, 1990–2001. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. Maps, figures, tables, appendix, notes, bibliography, index, 385 pp.; hardcover $65, paperback $24.

Van Dijck, Pitou, Hans Nusselder, and Arie Sanders, eds. Microfinance in Nicaragua. Cuadernos del CEDLA no. 15. Amsterdam: Centre for Latin American Research and Development, 2004. English and Spanish editions. Figures, tables, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, 117 pp.; paperback.

Peru

Arce, Moisés. Market Reform in Society: Post-Crisis Politics and Economic Change in Authoritarian Peru. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2005. Figures, tables, acronyms, notes, bibliography, index, 183 pp.; hardcover $75.

Miscellaneous

Olesen, Thomas. International Zapatismo: The Construction of Solidarity in the Age of Globalization. London: Zed Books, 2005. Figures, appendix, notes, bibliography, index, 243 pp.; hardcover $69.95, paperback $25.



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Additional Information

ISSN
1548-2456
Print ISSN
1531-426X
Pages
pp. 185-187
Launched on MUSE
2005-08-12
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2007
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