In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

The Americas 60.4 (2004) 681-692

[Access article in PDF]

Cumulative Index


Number 1, July 2003

CLAH 2003 Luncheon Address: "The Arena of Memory. Travelers, Historians, and Cultural Frontiers"       Ricardo Cicerchia       1

National Identity in the Sports Pages: Football and the Mass Media in 1920s Buenos Aires        Matthew B. Karush      11

Afro-Mexican Slave Labor in the Obrajes de Paños of New Spain, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries        Frank T. Proctor III      33

Obstetrics and the Emergence of Women in Mexico's Medical Establishment        Lee M. Penyak      59

Introducing        La Reina del Carnaval: Public Celebration and Postrevolutionary Discourse in Veracruz, Mexico Andrew Wood      87

Document: Negotiating Rights Under Slavery: The Slaves of San Geronimo (Baja Verapaz, Guatemala) Confront Their Dominican Masters        Lowell Gudmundson      109

Number 2, October 2003

Freedom Teaching: Anarchism and Education in Early Republican Cuba, 1898-1925        Kirwin R. Shaffer      151

Succession and Death: Royal Ceremonies in Colonial Puebla        Frances L. Ramos      185

The Medicalization of        Nordestinos: Public Health and Regional Identity in Northeastern Brazil, 1889-1930 Stanley E. Blake      217

The Spanish Colonial Military: Santo Domingo, 1701-1779        Christine Rivas      249

Number 3, January 2004

Special Issue on Material Culture and Consumption in Latin America and Spain
Guest Editor: Arnold J. Bauer

Introduction        Arnold J. Bauer      317 [End Page 681]

Cloth and Silver: Pawning and Material Life in Mexico City at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century        Marie Francois      325

Searching for the Oasis in Life: Fashion and the Question of Female Emancipation in Late Nineteenth-Century Argentina        Regina A. Root      363

Building Liberal Identities in 19th Century Madrid: The Role of Middle Class Material Culture        Jesus Cruz      391

       Fajitas and the Failure of Refrigerated Meatpacking in Mexico: Consumer Culture and Porfirian Capitalism Jeffrey M. Pilcher      411

Bolts of Cloth and Sherds of Pottery:Impressions of Caste in the Material Culture of the Seventeenth-Century        Audiencia of Quito Ross W. Jamieson      431

Number 4, April 2004

Liturgy, Devotion, and Religious Reform in Eighteenth-Century Mexico City        Brian Larkin      493

Confronting a Mercantile Elite: Bourbon Reformers and the Merchants of Lima, 1756-1796        Patricia H. Marks      519

Nationalizing Children Through Schools and Hygiene: Porfirian and Revolutionary Mexico City        Patience A. Schell      559

The Chilean Movimiento Nacional Socialista, the German-Chilean Community, and the Third Reich, 1932-1939 Marcus Klein 589

Research Note: The Destruction of the San Sabá Apache Mission Juan M. Romero de Terreros 617

Notes and Reviews

Inter-American Notes        115, 447, 629

Book Reviews      119, 273, 451, 635 [End Page 682]

Books Reviewed, by Title

Alone Before God: The Religious Origins of Modernity in Mexico by Pamela Voekel, reviewed by Anne Staples, 1: 119-120

Amazonia: Territorial Struggles on Perennial Frontiers by Paul E. Little, reviewed by Barbara A. Sommer, 1: 141-142

Ancient Tollan: Tula and the Toltec Heartland by Alba Guadalupe Mastache, Robert Cobean, and Dan Healy, reviewed by John Schwaller, 4: 633

The Archaeologist Was A Spy: Sylvanus G. Morley and the Office of Naval Intelligence by Charles H. Harris and Louis R. Sadler, reviewed by Jürgen Buchenau, 3: 460-461

The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics edited by Gabriela Nouzeilles and Graciela Montaldo, reviewed by Matthew B. Karush, 3: 475-476

Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington's Futile War on Drugs in Latin America by Ted Galen Carpenter, reviewed by J. Mark Ruhl, 2: 291-292

Becoming Campesinos: Politics, Identity, and Agrarian Struggle in Postrevolutionary Michoacán, 1920-1935 by Christopher R. Boyer, reviewed by Jennie Purnell, 4: 636-638

Bernardino de Sahagún: First Anthropologist by Miguel León-Portilla, reviewed by John F. Schwaller, 1: 144-145

Blacks, Coloreds and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Latin America edited by Nancy Pricilla Naro, reviewed by Mieko Nishida, 3: 489-490

Blood and Debt: War and the Nation-State in Latin America by Miguel Angel Centeno, reviewed by Victor M. Uribe-Uran, 3: 454-455

Blue Coat or Powdered Wig: Free People of Color in Pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue by Stewart R. King, reviewed by Jorge L. Chinea, 1: 125-127

Building the Fourth Estate: Democratization and the Rise of a Free Press in Mexico by...


Additional Information

Print ISSN
pp. 681-692
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.