The Americas

The Americas 57.3, January 2001

Contents

Articles

    Clune, John James.
  • A Cuban Convent in the Age of Enlightened Reform: The Observant Franciscan Community of Santa Clara of Havana, 1768-1808
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nuestra Señora de Santa Clara (Monastery : Havana, Cuba) -- History.
    • Franciscan convents -- Cuba -- Havana -- History -- 18th century.
    • Franciscan sisters -- Cuba -- Havana -- History -- 18th century.
    Dawson, Alexander S.
  • "Wild Indians," "Mexican Gentlemen," and the Lessons Learned in the Casa del Estudiante Indígena, 1926-1932
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    Subject Headings:
    • Casa del Estudiante Indígena -- History.
    • Indians of Mexico -- Education -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 20th century.
    Mayo, John, 1940-
  • The Development of British Interests in Chile's Norte Chico in the Early Nineteenth Century
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    Subject Headings:
    • Norte Chico (Chile) -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain.
    • Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations -- Chile -- Norte Chico.
    • Mineral industries -- Chile -- Norte Chico -- History -- 19th century.
    • Norte Chico (Chile) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
    Teja, Jesús F. de la, 1956-
  • St. James at the Fair: Religious Ceremony, Civic Boosterism, and Commercial Development on the Colonial Mexican Frontier
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fairs -- Mexico -- Saltillo (Coahuila : State) -- History.
    • Saint James' Day -- Mexico -- Saltillo (Coahuila : State) -- History.
    • Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico) -- Economic conditions.

Book Reviews

    Kuznesof, Elizabeth Anne.
  • Public Lives, Private Secrets: Gender, Honor, Sexuality, and Illegitimacy in Colonial Spanish America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Twinam, Ann, 1946- Public lives, private secrets: gender, honor, sexuality, and illegitimacy in colonial Spanish America.
    • Illegitimacy -- Latin America -- History.
    Kicza, John E., 1947-
  • Of Things of the Indies: Essays Old and New in Early Latin American History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lockhart, James. Of things of the Indies: essays old and new in early Latin American history.
    • Latin America -- History -- To 1830.
    Ewell, Judith, 1943-
  • Critical Passions: Selected Essays (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Franco, Jean. Critical passions: selected essays.
    • Pratt, Mary Louise, 1948-, ed.
    • Newman, Kathleen E. (Kathleen Elizabeth), ed.
    • Latin America -- Civilization.
    Santos, Vivaldo A.
  • Proceed with Caution, When Engaged by Minority Writing in the Americas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sommer, Doris, 1947- Proceed with caution, when engaged by minority writing in the Americas.
    • Spanish American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
    Baldwin, Deborah J.
  • On Earth as It Is in Heaven: Religion in Modern Latin America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Garrard-Burnett, Virginia, 1957-, ed. On earth as it is in heaven: religion in modern Latin America.
    • Latin America -- Church history -- 19th century.
    Schuler, Friedrich Engelbert, 1960-
  • The Second Century: U.S.--Latin American Relations since 1889 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gilderhus, Mark T. Second century: U.S.--Latin American relations since 1889.
    • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States.
    Woodward, Ralph Lee.
  • Secret History: The CIA's Classified Account of its Operations in Guatemala, 1952-1954 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cullather, Nick, 1959- Secret history: the CIA's classified account of its operations in Guatemala, 1952-1954.
    • Guatemala -- History -- 1945-1985.
    Dosal, Paul J. (Paul Jaime), 1960-
  • Dictating Democracy: Guatemala and the End of Violent Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McCleary, Rachel M., 1953- Dictating democracy: Guatemala and the end of violent revolution.
    • Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1985-
    Lindo-Fuentes, Héctor, 1952-
  • The French in Central America: Culture and Commerce, 1820-1930 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schoonover, Thomas David, 1936- French in Central America: culture and commerce, 1820-1930.
    • Central America -- Relations -- France.
    Peralta Ruiz, Víctor.
  • Shining and Other Paths: War and Society in Peru, 1980-1995 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stern, Steve J., 1951-, ed. Shining and other paths: war and society in Peru, 1980-1995.
    • Sendero Luminoso (Guerrilla group)
    Szuchman, Mark D., 1948-
  • Immigrants in the Lands of Promise: Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870-1914 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Baily, Samuel L. Immigrants in the lands of promise: Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870-1914.
    • Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- Case studies.
    Guy, Donna J.
  • Las Derechas: The Extreme Right in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1890-1939 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Deutsch, Sandra McGee, 1950- Derechas: the extreme right in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1890-1939.
    • Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1860-1910.
    Crahan, Margaret E.
  • Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Disappeared Children of Argentina (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Arditti, Rita, 1934- Searching for life: the grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the disappeared children of Argentina.
    • Asociación de Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo.
    Voekel, Pamela.
  • Propriety and Permissiveness in Bourbon Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Viqueira Albán, Juan Pedro. Propriety and permissiveness in Bourbon Mexico.
    • Lipsett-Rivera, Sonya, 1961-, tr.
    • Rivera Ayala, Sergio, 1961-, tr.
    • Mexico City (Mexico) -- Social life and customs.
    Anna, Timothy E., 1944-
  • El conservadurismo mexicano en el siglo xix (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fowler, Will, 1966-, ed. Conservadurismo mexicano en el siglo xix.
    • Morales Moreno, Humberto, ed.
    • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
    Pasztor, Suzanne.
  • Pancho Villa's Revolution by Headlines (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Anderson, Mark Cronlund, 1960- Pancho Villa's revolution by headlines.
    • Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Mass media and the revolution.
    Zolov, Eric.
  • La Revolución: Mexico's Great Revolution as Memory, Myth and History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Benjamin, Thomas, 1952- Revolución: Mexico's great revolution as memory, myth and history.
    • Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Historiography.
    Mraz, John.
  • Mexico's Cinema: A Century of Film and Filmmakers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hershfield, Joanne, 1950-, ed. Mexico's cinema: a century of film and filmmakers.
    • Maciel, David, ed.
    • Motion pictures -- Mexico -- History.



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