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Nicaragua: Emerging from the Shadow of the Eagle. Sixth Edition. Edited by Thomas W. Walker and Christine J. Wade. Boulder: Westview Press, 2017. Pp. xx, 229. Annotated sources in English. Index. $35.00 paper; $22.99 ebook.
Voices of Crime: Constructing and Contesting Social Control in Modern Latin America. Edited by Luz E. Huertas, Bonnie A. Lucero, and Gregory J. Swedberg. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2016. Pp. 264. Bibliography. Index. $55.00 cloth.
Del Internet a Las Calles: #YoSoy132, una opción alternativa de hacer política. Edited by Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández. Raleigh: A Contracorriente Press, 2016. Pp. ix, 230. Introducción. Notas de los autores. $19.95 paper.
Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation. Sheila Cosminsky. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016. Pp. 318. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. $27.95 paper; $85.00 cloth.
Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity: Space and Spatial Analysis in Art History. Edited by Maline D. Werness-Rude and Kaylee R. Spencer. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015. Illustrations. Pp. xiv, 426. $75.00 cloth.
Architectural Vessels of the Moche: Ceramic Diagrams of Sacred Space in Ancient Peru. By Juliet B. Wiersema. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 203. Introduction. Illustrations. Photos. $60.00 cloth.
Chesucristo: The Fusion in Image and Word of Che Guevara and Jesus Christ. By David Kunzle. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. Pp. 384. Preface. Introduction. Bibliography. $126.00 paper.
Modern Architecture in Latin America Art, Technology, and Utopia. By Luis E. Carranza and Fernando Luiz Lara. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xvi, 406. $90.00 cloth; $45.00 paper.

The editorial office receives a number of edited volumes and other texts that will be of interest to our readership. When these works tend to be less suitable for unified reviews than monographs, we list them here. To introduce these volumes, we include the publication information and tables of contents. The volumes selected for this issue include recently received anthologies.

Nicaragua: Emerging from the Shadow of the Eagle. Sixth Edition. Edited by Thomas W. Walker and Christine J. Wade. Boulder: Westview Press, 2017. Pp. xx, 229. Annotated sources in English. Index. $35.00 paper; $22.99 ebook.

Introduction

Chapter 1: Early History: The Pre-Columbian Period to the Mid-1930s Chapter 2: The Somoza Era and the Sandinista Revolution

Chapter 3: The Sandinistas in Power

Chapter 4: A Revolution at War

Chapter 5: The Conservative Restoration

Chapter 6: A Revolution Returns

Voices of Crime: Constructing and Contesting Social Control in Modern Latin America. Edited by Luz E. Huertas, Bonnie A. Lucero, and Gregory J. Swedberg. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2016. Pp. 264. Bibliography. Index. $55.00 cloth.

Foreword
Ricardo D. Salvatore

Introduction: Studying the Construction, Negotiation, and Repression of Crime
Luz E. Huertas, Bonnie A. Lucero, and Gregory J. Swedberg [End Page 99]

PART 1. Constructing Criminality: Otherness in the Discourses and Policies on Order and Progress

Chapter 1: Traveling Criminals and Transnational Police Cooperation in South America, 1890–1920
Diego Galeano

Chapter 2: Imagining Criminality: Race, Identity, and Crime in Peru, 1890s–1930s
Luz E. Huertas

Chapter 3: Police Imagination: The Construction of Drug Users and Drug Trafficking in Chile, 1900–1950
Marcos Fernández Labbé

Chapter 4: Between Fiction and Reality: Policiales and the Beginnings of the Yellow Press in Lima, 1940–1960
Sönke Hansen

PART 2. Navigating Criminalization: Agency and its Limits Amid State Violence

Chapter 5: Order in an Occupied City: Police and Antiblack Violence in Cienfuegos, Cuba, Circa 1899
Bonnie A. Lucero

Chapter 6: Visions of Order: Criminality, Class, and Community Conceptions of the Police in 1920s Buenos Aires
Juandrea Bates

Chapter 7: Prosecuting Deviance: Sexual Violence in Postrevolutionary Veracruz, 1920–1950
Gregory J. Swedberg

Chapter 8: Between Barbarity and Tradition: Past and Present Representations of Lynching in Mexico
Gema Santamaría

Conclusion: Toward an Intersectional Vision of Crime
Bonnie A. Lucero [End Page 100]

Del Internet a Las Calles: #YoSoy132, una opción alternativa de hacer política. Edited by Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández. Raleigh: A Contracorriente Press...

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Additional Information

ISSN
1533-6247
Print ISSN
0003-1615
Pages
pp. 99-111
Launched on MUSE
2017-02-01
Open Access
No
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