Books Received 2015

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African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World. Edited by Ana Lucia Araujo. Amherst, MA: Cambria Press, 2015. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 406 pp. Cloth, $124.99.

http://www.cambriapress.com/cambriapress.cfm?template=4&bid=618

 

Border Law: The First Seminole War and American Nationhood. By Deborah A. Rosen. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Maps. Appendix. Notes. Index. 316 pp. Cloth, $45.00.

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967618

 

Colombia’s Narcotics Nightmare: How the Drug Trade Destroyed Peace. By James D. Henderson. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Books, 2015. Maps. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. viii, 230 pp. Paper, $45.00.

http://www.mcfarlandbooks.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-7917-7

 

Contrabando, poder y color en los albores de la República Nueva Granada, 1822-1824. By Muriel Laurent. Bogotá: Ediciones Uniandes, 2014. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. xiv, 424 pp. Paper, $65.00.

http://ediciones.uniandes.edu.co/index.php?Itemid=83&option=com_zoo&view=item&category_id=0&item_id=3187

 

Corrupción metáfora de ambición y deseo. By Hermes Tovar Pinzón. Colleción séneca. Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes. Illustrations. Map. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 331 pp. Paper. $20.00.

http://ediciones.uniandes.edu.co/index.php?Itemid=83&option=com_zoo&view=item&category_id=0&item_id=3180

 

Crisis in an Atlantic Empire: Spain and New Spain, 1808-1810. By Barbara H. Stein and Stanley J. Stein. The John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. Table. Notes. Bibliography. Index. ix, 795 pp. Cloth, $89.95.

https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/crisis-atlantic-empire

 

El Brasil Monárquico: de la Independencia a la República, capítulos de historia e historiografía. By Jurandir Malerba. editorial académia española. Berlin: Schaltungsdienst Lange O.H.G., 2014. Figure. Notes. Bibliography. 258 pp. Paper, $75.00.

 

El supuesto memorial del conde de Aranda sobre la independencia de América. By José Antonio Escudero. Serie Doctrina Jurídicas. Mexico City: Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, 2014. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 277 pp. Paper.

 

Encuentros con el yanqui: norteamericanización y cambio cultural en Chile 1898-1990. By Stefan Rinke. Santiago: DIBAM, 2013. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. 586 pp. Paper, € 27.00.

http://www.lom.cl/6dbab657-68f3-49d8-9401-e93f9e64b3e2/Encuentros-con-el-yanqui-Norteamericanizaci%C3%B3n-y-cambio-sociocultural-en-Chile-%281898-1990%29.aspx

 

Enduring Reform: Progressive Activism and Private Sector Responses in Latin America’s Democracies. Edited by Jeffrey Rubin and Vivienne Bennett. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. Photographs. Illustrations. Map. Figures. Appendix. Notes. Bibliographies. Index. xiii, 270 pp. Paper, $27.95.

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36546

 

For a Proper Home: Housing Rights in the Margins of Urban Chile, 1960-2010. By Edward Murphy. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburg: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. Photographs. Figures. Table. Notes. Bibliography. Index. ix, 343 pp. Paper, $27.95.

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36545

 

George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration. By Carlos Kevin Blanton. The Lamar Series in Western History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 383 pp. Cloth, $45.00.

http://yalepress.yale.edu/book.asp?isbn=9780300190328

 

Iglesia y poder en La Habana. Juan José Díaz de Espada, un obispo ilustrado (1800-1832). By Consolación Fernández Mellén. Vizcaya, Spain: EHU Press, 2014. Maps. Illustrations. Tables. Notes. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. 357 pp. Paper, 20.00 €.

https://web-argitalpena.adm.ehu.es/listaproductos.asp?IdProducts=UHHNM150575%20&page=1&IdTopics=&Id=&buscapor=&key1=&Avanzada=&IdTopicsgrupos=&arbol=01

 

Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture. By Colin M. MacLachlan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 340 pp. Cloth, $35.00.

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967632

 

Islam and the Americas. Edited by Aisha Khan. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2015. Photographs. Figures. Notes. Bibliographies. Index. ix, 348 pp. Cloth, $79.95.

http://upf.com/book.asp?id=KHANX002

Jogo de Corpo: Capoeira e Ancestralidade. By Matthias Rohrig Assuncao . Managana Producoes, 2013.

 

Junípero Serra: California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary. By Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz. Before Gold: California under Spain and Mexico. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Plates. Maps. Figures. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. 504 pp. Cloth, $39.95.

http://www.oupress.com/ECommerce/Book/Detail/1972/jun%20pero%20serra

 

La diputación provincial en yucatán 1812-1823: entre la iniciativa individual y la acción del gobierno. By Melchor Campos García y Roger Domínguez Saldívar. Meridá: Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, 2007. Maps. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Appendixes. Indices. 307 pp. Paper, $60.00.

http://www.editorial.uady.mx/viewlib.php?i=61

 

La Época Colonial en Guatemala: Estudios de Historia Cultural y Social. Edited by Robinson A. Herrera and Stephen Webre. Guatemala: Editorial Universitaria Universidad de San Carlos Guatemala, 2013. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 397 pp. Paper, Q. 100.00.

http://jefaturadistribucioneditorial.blogspot.com/

 

La política petrolera venezolana: Una perspectiva histórica 1922/2005. By Brian McBeth. CELAUP, 2014. Tables. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 249 pp. Paper.

 

Latin American Bureaucracy and the State Building Process (1780-1860). Edited by Juan Carlos Garavaglia and Juan Pro Ruiz. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Illustrations. Tables. Maps. Glossary. Bibliographies. xi, 434 pp. Cloth, £54.99.

http://www.mcfarlandbooks.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-7917-7

 

Latin Eugenics in Comparative Perspective. By Marius Turda and Aaron Gillette. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x, 306 pp. Cloth, £69.99.

http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/latin-eugenics-in-comparative-perspective-9781472522108/

 

Medicine and Nation Building in the Americas, 1890-1940. By José Amador. Vanderbilt, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. ix, 219 pp. Paper, $69.95.

http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/latin-eugenics-in-comparative-perspective-9781472522108/

 

Modern Architecture in Latin America Art, Technology, and Utopia. By Luis E. Carranza and Fernando Luiz Lara. Foreward by Jorge Francisco Liernur. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2015. Photographs. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xvi, 406 pp. Paper, $45.00.

http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/carmod

 

Mothers Making Latin America: Gender, Households, and Politics Since 1825. By Erin E. O’Connor. Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xii, 296 pp. Paper, $36.95.

http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118271432.html

 

Murder and Counterrevolution in Mexico: The Eyewitness Account of German Ambassador Paul von Hintze, 1912-1914. Edited and with an introduction by Friedrich E. Schuler . The Mexican Experience. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. Figures. Notes. Index. xiii, 281 pp. Paper, $30.00.

https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Murder-and-Counterrevolution-in-Mexico,676003.aspx

 

Occupying Our Space: The Mestiza Rhetorics of Mexican Women Journalists and Activists, 1875–1942. By Cristina Devereaux Ramírez. Foreword by Jacqueline Jones Royster. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2015. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xv, 255 pp. Cloth, $50.00.

http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/Books/bid2524.htm

 

Oro y plata en los inicios de la economía global: de las minas a la moneda. Edited By Bernd Hausberger Antonio Ibarra. Mexico City: Colegio de México, 2014. Illustrations. Tables. Notes. Bibliographies. 349 pp. Paper.

 

http://libros.colmex.mx/index.php/novedades-editoriales/item/oro-y-plata-en-los-inicios-de-la-economia-global-de-las-minas-a-la-moneda

Performing Brazil: Essays on Culture, Identity, and the Performing Arts. Edited by Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. Figures. Notes. Bibliographies. Index. vi, 305 pp. Paper, $35.95.

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5311.htm

 

Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies. By Ann Twinam. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2015. Figure. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xvii, 534 pp. Paper, $34.95.

http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=8173

 

Rio: The Story of the Marvelous City. By Orde Morton. Victoria: Friesen Press, 2015. Maps. Figures. Notes. Index. xvii, 381 pp. Paper, $24.95.

http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/119734000009357333/Orde-Morton-Rio

 

Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico. By Isar P. Godreau. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 303 pp. Paper, $35.00.

http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/94dfb9zk9780252038907.html

 

Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico. By David M. Stark. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2015. Tables. Illustrations. Notes. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. xv, 251 pp. Cloth, $74.95.

http://upf.com/book.asp?id=STARK001

 

The Archaeology of Wak’as: Explorations of the Sacred in the Pre-Columbian Andes. Edited by Tamara L. Bray. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2015. Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Notes. Index. xvi, 403 pp. Cloth, $70.00.

http://www.upcolorado.com/book/3174

 

Portrait of a Young Painter: Pepe Zuniga and Mexico City’s Rebel Generation. By Mary Kay Vaughan. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. Plates. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 289 pp. Paper, $24.95.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/Portrait-of-a-Young-Painter/index-viewby=subject&categoryid=8&sort=newest.html

 

The Color of Modernity: São Paulo and the Making of Race and Nation in Brazil. By Barbara Weinstein. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. Figures. Table. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 458 pp. Paper, $29.95

https://www.dukeupress.edu/The-Color-of-Modernity

 

The Golden Leaf: How Tobacco Shaped Cuba and the Atlantic World. By Charlotte Cosner. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015. Maps. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x, 214 pp. Cloth, $35.00.

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/university-press/book/9780826520326

 

The Great Call-Up: The Guard, the Border, and the Mexican Revolution. By Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Map. Figures. Notes. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 559 pp. Cloth, $39.95.

http://www.oupress.com/ECommerce/Book/Detail/1968/the%20great%20call%20up

 

The Lienzo of Tlapiltepec: A Painted History from the Northern Mixteca. Edited by Arni Brownstone. Foreword by Elizabeth Hill Boone. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xxiv, 190 pp. Paper, $50.00.

http://www.oupress.com/ECommerce/Book/Detail/1974/the%20lienzo%20of%20tlapiltepec

 

The Pan American Imagination: Contested Visions of the Hemisphere in Twentieth-Century Literature. By Stephen M. Park. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xii, 268 pp. Paper, $27.50.

http://books.upress.virginia.edu/detail%2Fbooks%2Fgroup-4801.xml

 

The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History. Edited by Joseph C. Miller, Vincent Brown, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Laurent Dubois, and Karen Ordhal Kupperman. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. Maps. Tables. Figures. Notes. Bibliographies. Index. xxxv, 532 pp. Cloth, $65.00.

http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10342.html

 

The Prophet of Cuernavaca: Ivan Illich and the Crisis of the West. By Todd Hartch. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xii, 235 pp. Cloth, $29.95.

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-prophet-of-cuernavaca-9780190204563?cc=us&lang=en&

 

The Southern Exodus to Mexico: Migration across the Borderlands after the American Civil War. By Todd W. Wahlstrom. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. Map. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xxvii, 189 pp. Cloth, $55.00.

http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Southern-Exodus-to-Mexico,676080.aspx

 

The Women of Colonial Latin America. By Susan Migden Socolow. New Approaches to the Americas. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Figures. Notes. Appendices. Index. xi, 259. Paper, $27.99.

http://ebooks.cambridge.org/ebook.jsf?bid=CBO9781139031189

 

Transforming Brazil: A History of National Development in the Postwar Era. By Rafael R. Ioris. Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics. New York: Routledge, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x, 266 pp. Cloth, $140.00.

http://www.tandf.net/books/details/9781138776890/

 

Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual. By Elena Mihas. With Gregorio Santos Pérez and Delia Rosas Rodríguez. Photographs. Map. Figures. Appendix. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. lxxiii, 402 pp. Cloth, $65.00.

http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Upper-Peren%C3%A9-Arawak-Narratives-of-History-Landsca,675972.aspx

 

War and Independence in Spanish America. By Anthony McFarlane. New York: Routledge, 2014. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. viii, 452 pp. Paper, $54.95.

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781857287837/

 

We Are Left without a Father Here: Masculinity, Domesticity, and Migration in Postwar Puerto Rico. By Eileen J. Suárez Findlay. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. xii, 300 pp. Paper, $24.95.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/We-are-Left-Without-A-Father-Here/

 

When Rains Became Floods: A Child Soldier’s Story. By Lurgio Gavilán Sánchez. With the collaboration of Yerko Castro Neira. Foreword by Carlos Iván Degregori. Introduction by Orin Starn. Translated by Margaret Randall. Latin America in Translation / en Traducción / em Tradução. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. Photographs. Map. Notes. Glossary. Index. xxiii, 128 pp. Paper, $19.95.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/When-Rains-Became-Floods

 

Women Drug Traffickers: Mules, Bosses, and Organized Crime. By Elaine Carey. Diálogos. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2014. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 295 pp. Paper, $29.95.

http://unmpress.com/books.php?ID=11660468099220&Page=book

 

 

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