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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (4): 572–573.
Published: 01 November 1967
... 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 This slender volume (108 pages of actual text and quotations) is a very difficult work to review. It is difficult because the story related is so well known; because, aside from General John Campbell’s transcript accounts of the Battle of Pensacola, its work...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (1): 179.
Published: 01 February 1968
... , but on a continental scale. Its purpose is to demonstrate that Bolívar (after Miranda) was the true creator of the Pan American ideal. The book amounts to a collection of quotations from the Liberator, strung together with a minimum of comment and no citation of sources. There are many samples of Bolívarian rhetoric...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (2): 342–344.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... Archaeologists might find fault because it gives no clear indication that the author has taken into account the advances in the decipherment of Maya texts during the last two or three decades. Historians might wonder why a quotation that potentially could be an important part of her argument carries no date (p...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (3): 520–521.
Published: 01 August 2004
... audience will include those who were subjected to such distortions and now seek a strong antidote. Under rather poetic chapter titles, this is an intriguing collage of short summaries, quotations, and vignettes that range from the Aleut to the Araucanian. Although the summaries are somewhat overheated...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (3): 450–451.
Published: 01 August 1962
... is dropped from the quotations of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century authors without any warning, wrong page-references are rife for authors from Duran to Torquemada, and the originals are made to look extremely inconsistent because of ad libitum changes and haphazard modernizing of spellings. To cite...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 691–700.
Published: 01 November 1979
... in Washington or diminish American interest in shoring Brazil up as a diplomatic ally.” 12 The few quotations that he musters do not convey a sense of the limitations being imposed on Brazil’s status. He says that American delegates at the San Francisco conference told the Brazilian foreign minister...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 787.
Published: 01 November 1979
...—quotations. The readers would have to be beginning their introductory course in Latin American history not to have encountered these basic ideas before. The author makes no effort to apply any original interpretations to the quotations. The second part relies almost exclusively on statistics. Few of them...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1973) 53 (3): 564.
Published: 01 August 1973
... to totally ignore them, but the author places undue faith in these legends. The author also relies on comparisons to other cultures and supports ideas of trans-oceanic contact with meagre evidence. A disturbing feature of the book is the extensive quotation of authors without indication of the date...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (4): 593–594.
Published: 01 November 1963
... to achieve this end, the author has placed heavy reliance on preserving the idiom and tone of contemporary documents and has incorporated into the account numerous quotations from the writings of the Spanish principals as well as material taken from Indian tradition. Throughout, the emphasis is on style...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (1): 135.
Published: 01 February 1964
... disconnected sentences are interspersed with long quotations, frequently without quotation marks. In fact, one feels that the authoress had at her command a large array of notes, memoirs, and clippings, from which she took her materials without worrying about informing the reader which parts were her comments...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 1968
...John H. McNeely Although this work is put together in the form of a series of documents and quotations with intervening explanations and interpretations, it seems authoritative and compelling. A large number of interesting and pertinent footnotes and photographs are found at the end of the book...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (4): 746–747.
Published: 01 November 1977
...Robert Brent Toplin Gerson’s review of the verbal exchanges in Parliament, peppered liberally with long quotations from the most notable speeches and emancipation proposals, provides a useful sampling of the main currents of political thought on slavery from the 1820s to the 1880s. Gerson’s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (3): 583.
Published: 01 August 1989
... of, the Cuban press to trace the political trends of the time. He might perhaps have indulged himself a bit more in extended quotation: this can often convey in fairly direct fashion something of the flavor of the “discourse” of the period under review, and such quotations also have the merit of breaking up...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (3): 487–488.
Published: 01 August 1982
... seventeenth-century English commentaries on Spain in loving and exhaustive detail. The format of her book is simple; the technique, straightforward reportage. Observations—usually in the form of quotations—are arrayed topically. In this manner we learn how Englishmen regarded Spain’s topography, climate...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 153.
Published: 01 February 1965
... a rather elaborate edifice of generalization and prescription upon a foundation of anecdote, dramatic experience, and selected quotation, the jacket of the book, with obvious accuracy but unnecessary quotation marks, observes: “There are more detailed, more ‘scholarly’ works on Latin America.” ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (2): 412–413.
Published: 01 May 1970
... is made of traveler’s accounts, newspapers, and other monographs, and one suspects that primary sources have not been thoroughly exploited. Some readers will probably feel that the book contains too many quotations and too much repetition; for example, the very long quotation from Figueiredo given...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (3): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 1965
... rests solely on published materials, with the chapters on individual caciques based almost entirely on secondary accounts. Citations are in the body of the work, while lengthy quotations are frequently followed by commentaries which unnecessarily repeat portions of the quotation. There is neither...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 February 1997
... explicit by the profuse use of quotation marks. In this polyphonic poem, nevertheless, one voice is missing: that of the Indians. Although they are the true victims in the story Cardenal tells, the only Indian source used (a fragment of the Books of Chilam Balam , in canto 17) is strangely distanced...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1973) 53 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 February 1973
... field, and it is interesting to note, thirty years later, how many quotations from it have turned up in other publications, usually unacknowledged. The University of Texas Press has now brought out a handsome new edition, resetting the text and remaking the plates. Anita Brenner has lived all her...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (2): 365–366.
Published: 01 May 1990
... . Her categories include blacks as criminals, violent fugitives, centers of scandalous notices, submissive dependents, or objects of scientific editorials. While we learn most about white attitudes, her quotations do identify some patterns of black behavior such as an 1881 notice of a literary...