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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 347–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Seth Fein Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America . New ed. By King John . Critical Studies in Latin American and Iberian Cultures . London : Verso , 2000 . Plates. Notes. Bibliography. Index . vi , 314 pp. Paper , $20.00 . Copyright 2002 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (1): 110.
Published: 01 February 1992
... undermined, in the best cases, despite local indigence of means and lack of support. Copyright 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Magical Reels: A History of the Cinema in Latin America . By King John . New York : Verso , 1990 . Photographs. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x , 266 pp...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (1): 163.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Erika Eichhorn Bourguignon African Magic in Latin America: Santería . By González-Wippler Migene . New York , 1973 . The Julian Press . Illustrations. Figures. Bibliography. Index . Pp. 181 . Cloth . $6.50 . Copyright 1975 by Duke University Press 1975...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1919) 2 (2): 260–262.
Published: 01 May 1919
...Emerson B. Christie A Study of Bagobo Ceremonial, Magic and Myth . By Benedict Laura Watson . [ Reprinted from the “Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences”, XXV—Editor, Edmund Otis Hovey .] ( New York : Published by the Academy, Printed by E. J. Brill, Leyden, Holland , 1916...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (2): 360.
Published: 01 May 1976
... a colorful description as well as an analysis of the symbolism and meaning of the peyote complex. Combined with this are the first person experiences and feelings of the author. The result is fascinating reading. Copyright 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 In the Magic Land of Peyote...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (2): 398–399.
Published: 01 May 2016
...José Ragas Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America . Edited by Medina Eden , Marques Ivan da Costa , and Holmes Christina . Foreword by Cueto Marcos . Inside Technology . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2014 . Photographs. Figures...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Nicole von Germeten The Underground World of Secret Jews and Africans: Two Tales of Sex, Magic, and Survival in Colonial Cartagena and Mexico City . By Jonathan Schorsch . Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers , 2021 . Photograph. Maps. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xii...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Diana Deg. Brown Sacred Leaves of Candomblé: African Magic, Medicine, and Religion in Brazil . By Voeks Robert A. . Austin : University of Texas Press , 1997 . Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. xvii, 236 pp. Cloth, 37.50. Paper , $17.95...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 183–212.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Kristen Block Abstract This study argues that practices sometimes referred to as “love magic” operated instead as relational therapeutics in colonial Latin America. Focusing on women's roles in Spanish Caribbean port cities from the late sixteenth through the early eighteenth century, I analyze...
Published: 01 August 2002
Figure 1 The Haitian and Dominican Frontier Regions (Borderline Based on a 1936 Treaty between the Two Countries). Reprinted, with permission, from Lauren Derby, “Haitians Magic, and Money: Raza and Society in the Haitian-Dominican Borderlands, 1900 to 1937,” Comparative Studies in Society More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (2): 386–387.
Published: 01 May 2007
... two chapters deals with the culture of magic from the top down, focusing on the Inquisition, while the other looks at the same issues through the stories of individuals prosecuted by that court. In a sense, the structure of the final section reflects the idea of reciprocity that Mello e Souza uses...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (2): 341–343.
Published: 01 May 2020
... recited by healers, sorcerers, and sometimes also regular people. Their magical discourse rests on archaic Nahuatl terminology and multilevel metaphors, often implying a lost performative aspect of the ritual. As if this were not enough, a scholar is forced to work with Ruiz de Alarcón's imperfect...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (3): 642–643.
Published: 01 August 1970
...G. R. D. Although McGregor also mentions endless excesses, he clearly feels that the manifest power of magic in the hands of men like Arigó and the charitable works of spiritist groups more than offset the mistakes of a few improperly trained believers. Indeed, the author concludes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (2): 312–313.
Published: 01 May 1963
... in Spanish American leadership. Notice that for Arciniegas “América” means Spanish America; there is no mention of the United States or Brazil. The Colombian historian, journalist, and diplomat, Germán Arciniegas, is a magic writer. He fascinates the reader with his verbal wizardry, and now he has chosen...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (3): 514–515.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reviews and distills the information in records from idolatry proceedings. In doing so, she covers such familiar themes as mountain worship, the Andean conception of illness, the influence of conopas (usually, powerful stone figurines) on fertility, and love magic. She analyzes sometimes-covert Andean...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (4): 696–698.
Published: 01 November 1990
.... The first is that at the end of the Middle Ages and during the Enlightenment there was growing demonization of magic, erudite repudiation of anything popular, and an elite distancing itself from popular beliefs. In colonial Brazil, elite and scholars were incapable of countenancing, let alone comprehending...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 May 1997
... that both characterize the text and mark the formation of a unique creole world (p. 47). Navarro then develops this dialectical approach in a manipulation of the text that mediates the literary models of Arturo Uslar Pietri and Alejo Carpentier. His assertion of the presence of magical realism in Aguados...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (4): 548–549.
Published: 01 November 1967
... familiar. This slim volume undertakes to analyze the ideas upon which Náhuatl medicine was based prior to the Conquest. Martínez asserts that such medical “history” shows how man has interpreted illness and reacted to it as a “bio-psycho-social” being. He categorizes empirical, magical, and religious...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (4): 697–698.
Published: 01 November 1994
... and categories that, although they have been naturalized for a number of years in the Latin American critical tradition, have not been recognized as relevant for U.S. writing before; for instance, magical realism, to which Saldívar devotes one of his best chapters. Saldívar has written splendid pages...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., characterizing obeah as magic of and for a modern mobile world: “a multi-stranded ritual complex created by, for, and about people on the move” (p. 245). This volume is an intellectual feast, with colonial and postcolonial materials spanning the late eighteenth to the turn of the twenty-first century from...