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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (3): 456.
Published: 01 August 1967
...D. M. P. His Excellency, the Ambassador . By Veríssimo Érico . Translated by Barrett Linton Lomas and Barrett Marie McDavid . New York , 1967 . Macmillan Company . Pp. 439 . $6.95 . Copyright 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 Gabriel Heliodoro Alvarado...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (2): 347–350.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Stuart Schwartz This volume also contains a number of notable essays on aspects of colonial history that were not covered in detail in the Cambridge History of Latin America . I found, for example, Marina Alfonso Mola and Carlos Martínez Shaw’s excellent discussion on shipbuilding and shipyards...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 February 1963
... and 1955. Dr. Hoffmann calls the Samhaber books “thought-provoking.” This excellent translation is of an earlier Samhaber book, a history of Latin America in which each chapter sketches a regional topic, and all chapters are arranged chronologically. The book is divided into twelve sections: “El...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 November 1992
.... He told his stories to his eldest son while Muratorio tape-recorded the sessions. The stories run the gamut of topics, from hunting trips to Alonso’s relationship with the church and his recollections of the rubber boom years. He possesses an excellent memory, and though it is difficult to know...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 February 1970
...R. Herbert Minnich For the social scientist concerned about rural social problems Witmarsum serves as an example par excellence of agrarian reform in action. Less than twenty years ago, this land was a 20,000-acre ranch which supported one affluent family, plus a dozen poverty-stricken cowboys...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (4): 701–715.
Published: 01 November 2004
... institutes and government agencies both produce excellent quantitative materials and make them available on the Web. Most Brazilian Web sites offer good search functions, a crucial component of any site, and usually make it easy to download materials in either text, PDF, HTML, or spreadsheet formats (from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (2): 322–323.
Published: 01 May 1982
...John V. Lombardi In sum, this is an excellent documentary collection. The documents, some 361 of them, cover the same period from 1810 to 1865 and focus almost entirely on the question of slavery, manumission, and abolition. The collection is well chosen and carefully presented. All...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 764–765.
Published: 01 November 1979
... in Brazilian literature, will introduce many of you to a major intellect. And an excellent introduction it is. Illuminating the depth and breadth of Joaquim Nabuco’s erudition, it demonstrates the integrity of his involvement, personal and intellectual, in the question of Brazilian slavery. His study is much...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 February 1971
... University Press 1971 The magnificent jades of Costa Rica have at last received a study worthy of their artistic excellence. The problems faced by the author, an outstanding authority on New World jades, were formidable, for of the thousands of such objects known, only a handful have been recovered...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 472.
Published: 01 August 1995
.... Some of the pieces are preliminary but with useful bibliography and tentative hypotheses; others are reviews of published materials in a subfield of family history that guide us to recent writings and new conceptualizations. Gonzalbo’s excellent introduction directs us to the ideas and contents...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 165–166.
Published: 01 February 1965
... pueblo. Rojas does an excellent job of informing the reader of this highly interesting area. The lack of bibliography, the scarcity of footnotes, and the poor black and white photographs are overcome by the sheer wealth of material, maps, and charts. The first volume thus graphically builds the stage...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (4): 731–732.
Published: 01 November 1994
...H. Micheal Tarver These two recent works provide an excellent account of selected aspects of Venezuela’s political and economic concerns, from the successful g olpe de estado of January 1958 to the unsuccessful one of February 1992. They are both welcome additions to the growing scholarship...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 February 1982
... in the conflict between the rural and urban dimensions of Argentine history touched on earlier in his excellent monograph Revolution on the Pampas: A Social History of Argentine Wheat (1964) and over a dozen articles in journals in the United States and Latin America. His latest book, virtually completed before...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 729–730.
Published: 01 November 1979
... system or cofradía received so little attention by social historians? They could benefit from the works of the anthropologists. Waldemar R. Smith’s Fiesta System is an excellent study of Mayan pueblos in western Guatemala, their social structure, their position within regional, national...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 August 1963
.... This book as the other one makes an excellent addition to help students understand the Latin American milieu. It should be put on the reserve list to be seen and consulted by our students. Naturally anyone interested in Latin America will also find it useful. There is quality and art in both books...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (2): 341–342.
Published: 01 May 1998
... labor, however, Zulawski believes that Pilaya y Paspaya began to manifest patterns that were distinct from those of Andean culture in general. This is an excellent book. Although Zulawski’s Marxist framework seems a bit dated and, to this reviewer, unnecessarily jargonized, she is a careful...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 August 1964
..., is to offer to modern readers three of the most interesting contemporary accounts of Magellan’s voyage. All three of these accounts have appeared before in excellent English translations and, in fact, Professor Nowell has used the best of these (J. A. Robertson’s translation of Pigafetta’s account...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (4): 723–724.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 2016 This excellent collection of essays was spurred by the quincentenary of Juan Ponce de León's landfall on the Atlantic coast of Florida and brings together contributions by scholars who participated in at least one of the three conferences sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council in 2012...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1973) 53 (3): 523–524.
Published: 01 August 1973
... deposits prompted the mutually debilitating Chaco War, 1932-1935, from which Paraguay gained land and Bolivia lost her last access to the sea. In the course of chronicling the shrinking boundaries of Bolivia, the author skillfully interweaves an excellent history of transportation, settlement...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (2): 370–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
... — has an excellent vantage point from which to start. More could be said about the landscape of the conquest. Part of the zeitgeist that allowed Prescott to do what he did was the willingness of the audience to believe that Europeans could accomplish anything they put their minds to (a correlate...