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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 750–752.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Robert M. Buffington Satan’s Playground: Mobsters and Movie Stars at America’s Greatest Gaming Resort . By Vanderwood Paul J. . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . Photographs. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xii , 392 pp. Paper , $24.95 . Cloth , $89.95...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 May 1995
... wacky novels capture the feel of the place better than most nonfiction, is a ringer from Fort Lauderdale. Now we have an analysis by sociologists Alejandro Portes (Johns Hopkins University) and Alex Stepick (Florida International University) dissecting Miami, the “city on the edge,” a “playground...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 749–750.
Published: 01 November 2011
... University Press 2011 Mexico is indelibly imprinted in the collective imagination of the United States as a romantic playground and land of the exotic otherness. Neither the intensity of transnational migration of Mexican workers living in the United States and Mexico, nor the now millions upon millions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., leisure activity and depicting places like Brazil as charming and colorful tourist playgrounds. Inspired by the 1933 musical Flying Down to Rio , Rosalie Schwartz’s cultural history of aviation, film, and tourism discovers fascinating connections among these three industries that not only developed...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (3): 574–576.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of Fidel Castro crusading against all types of vice following his entry into Havana in January 1959, reminding readers that the revolutionary leader invited U.S. tourists to return to their Cuban playground that same month. Even though Carlos Prueba, the “Troubador of the Revolution,” decried gambling...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1946) 26 (4): 539–540.
Published: 01 November 1946
... the leadership of Batlle, Uruguay might have re­ mained the playground of military tyrants; without the discipleship of enthusiastic collaborators, Batlle s program might have remained largely unfulfilled. Of the exponents of batllismo, none were more ardent or successfel than Baltasar Brum and Josd Serrato...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 May 2007
... economies and thus pose the question of continuing resistance to globalization. Several propositions link the contributions: that the region was not just the superpowers’ playground but possessed local agendas shaped by popular forces; that the Soviet Union was far from the ideological hegemon...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (2): 331–333.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Eric Van Young Vanderwood’s last published book was Satan’s Playground: Mobsters and Movie Stars at America’s Greatest Gaming Resort (Duke University Press, 2010, with a Spanish translation in progress). The great casino and resort at Agua Caliente figured heavily in the history of Tijuana...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1946) 26 (4): 537–539.
Published: 01 November 1946
... into an enlightened republic. Without the leadership of Batlle, Uruguay might have re­ mained the playground of military tyrants; without the discipleship of enthusiastic collaborators, Batlle s program might have remained largely unfulfilled. Of the exponents of batllismo, none were more ardent or successfel than...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (1): 111–139.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the interior. The children of Mooca request a playground. The population also needs hospitals, health clinics, maternity centers, and a public market to eliminate abusive commercial practices. 15 The construction worker Luiz João was elected to the city council because he clearly expressed his concern...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 755–773.
Published: 01 November 2011
... de caja de guerra y voz de pregonero: Los bandos de buen gobierno de Mérida, Venezuela, 1770 1810, 698 Sarzynski, Sarah (R), 353 Satan s Playground: Mobsters and Movie Stars at America s Greatest Gaming Resort, by Paul J. Vanderwood, 750 Sater, William F. (R), 180 Schmidt- Nowara, Christopher (R...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 73–106.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Department employees called for the establishment of local nurseries alongside streets and playgrounds and described them as “true belts of beauty, promoting health and hygienic recreation, transforming the sad and desolate aspects of our cities, and promoting civic culture.” 28 The department facilitated...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (2): 223–258.
Published: 01 May 2017
...' daughters, orphans of the revolution, became the playground for Chinese men, their mothers enduring “the heartbreaking spectacle of the dishonor and prostitution of their daughters.” 66 However disreputable and unnatural women became for accepting free milk, sex trafficking, or prostitution, women...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2012
... for mountaineering, a playground for European and North American climbers. Most studies date the origins of Peruvian mountaineering to 1932, when members of the German Alpine Society first climbed Mount Huascarán. 8 Mountaineering and alpine tourism have continued to drive Cordillera Blanca environmental...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 August 2010
... that the revolutionary leader invited U.S. tourists to return to their Cuban playground that same month. Even though Carlos Prueba, the “Troubador of the Revolution,” decried gambling in a song claiming that the Batista regime had turned La Habana into a “gambling den” and Castro’s arrival “was the end...