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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (4): 696–697.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Karen Spalding People of the Volcano: Andean Counterpoint in the Colca Valley of Peru . By Cook Noble David , with Cook Alexandra Parma . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2007 . Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xv , 319 pp. Cloth...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 510–511.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr. Inside the Volcano: The History and Political Economy of Central America . By Weaver Frederick Stirton . Boulder : Westview Press , 1994 . Map. Tables. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. viii, 276 pp. Cloth , $60.00 . Paper , $19.95 . Copyright 1995...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 February 1989
... does not appear to be matched by comparable attention to secondary and primary sources on Haitian history and the refugee movements. The subtitle, Slumbering Volcano , refers to the successful slave revolution in Saint-Domingue. It served as a symbol onto which antebellum Americans projected...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Vincent Peloso Cooking Under the Volcanoes: Communal Kitchens in the Southern Peruvian City of Arequipa . By Lenten Roelie . Amsterdam : CEDLA , 1993 . Photographs. Map. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography, xi, 216 pp. Paper . Copyright 1997 by Duke University Press 1997...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Delmer G. ROSS The Struggle for Peace in Central America . By Moreno Dario . Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 1994 . Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index, xi, 251 pp. Cloth , $39.95 . Paper , $19.95 . Between Earthquakes and Volcanoes: Market, State...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 February 1997
... America, especially Nicaragua, from its discovery by Columbus to the destruction of the city of León by the volcano Momotombo in 1609. Using mostly unaltered fragments of colonial documents and keeping their stylistic archaisms, Cardenal narrates his story through different voices. He makes the borrowing...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (4): 769–770.
Published: 01 November 2012
... it. The Popocatépetl-Iztaccíhuatl chapter focuses on productivity. The volcanoes were a productive landscape, with a paper industry operating on site. Taking a “conciliatory” rather than “hegemonic” approach (p. 85), the Cárdenas administration negotiated the continuation of timber extraction but under heavy...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (4): 625–626.
Published: 01 November 1967
... of faults and volcanoes are recorded. Except where canal possibilities and potential mineral deposits exist, accurate, detailed structural knowledge is scarce for Central America. Utilizing petrographic techniques on rock samples taken throughout the whole country, Volcanic History of Nicaragua makes...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 169.
Published: 01 February 1965
... attempt to preserve a chronology. The author approaches his task leisurely with obvious relish. He pretends to ramble from village to village, describing things a tourist might like to know. But before long Cevallos forgets sunrises and volcanoes and occupies himself with the political and military events...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 769–770.
Published: 01 November 1979
..., dissolute and unfaithful to his vows but finally heroic, affirms the eventual triumph of the persecuted Roman Catholic Church. Lowry’s alcoholic British consul in Under the Volcano sinks into his private hell counting the images of his condition in the present life and past history of Mexico...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2003) 83 (3): 521–559.
Published: 01 August 2003
... communal land encompassed much of the Mombacho volcano that towers over the city of Granada on one side and the municipality of Diriomo on the other. Before coffee, Diriomo’s comuneros used woodlands on the volcano’s slopes primarily for hunting and gathering. By 1910, however, Diriomo’s common lands had...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 462–463.
Published: 01 August 1968
... of Guatemala, Salvador, and Honduras. Not only did he cover enormous distances (from the map provided by Termer his overland foot travel must have approximated 7,500 miles), but he climbed virtually every volcano between Tacaná and Irazú. Copyright 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 Karl Theodor...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 August 1987
... Muertos, Honduras (Nedenia Kennedy), a regional study of the Late Preclassic ceramic spheres of the southeastern highlands (Arthur Demarest and Robert Sharer), a study of the effects of the Protoclassic eruption of the Ilopango volcano in the Zapotitlán Valley of El Salvador (Payson Sheets), settlement...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (2): 350–351.
Published: 01 May 1974
... observations. The availability of scarcely explored forests and woodlands and the paucity of scientific information about the area were the chief attractions. Although he made extensive scientific trips to other parts of Costa Rica—he lived, for example, for a year on the slopes of Volcano Poás for the purpose...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (4): 895–896.
Published: 01 November 1991
... range of new topics and establish important patterns not previously recognized. For example, Ives St. Geours’s essay on the central and northern sierra shows that during the early 1800s army recruitments, earthquakes, erupting volcanos, and smallpox and measles led to a sharp decline in urban population...
Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 May 1969
... of causation. These are: “Perceiving that the San Juan [River] might provide too easy a passage, nature installed rapids and sandbars, and a Costa Rican volcano silted up the channel” (p. 6); and “Presence of a large Indian population in Central America forced the Spanish to imperialism” (p. 3). On the other...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 708–709.
Published: 01 November 2005
... to Veracruz” (p. 84), but the highland area of southern Tamaulipas, eastern San Luis Potosí and Hidalgo, and northern Veracruz. The volcano Popocatépetl did not erupt “most recently 1920 to 1926” (p. 35), but has been active from 1994 to the present and, contrary to the assertion that today climbers...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 February 2000
... that was established in the 1970s when homeless families from Mexico City and the provinces illegally invaded unoccupied lands. There could be no more barren environment than the arid-rock subsoil, which dates to the ancient explosion of the Xitle volcano. It was here, among the settlers, that Gutmann was able to find...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 718–719.
Published: 01 November 2011
... a point that even the state authorities had begun to express concern for the region’s productive capacity and had made tentative protectionist measures. Environmental forces brought this coffee boom to an abrupt end in 1902, when a volcano and mudslide wiped out many of the Costa Cuca’s coffee farms...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2003) 83 (2): 398–399.
Published: 01 May 2003
... through 1550, Werner’s account is strongest for the first quarter century of Spanish activity in Nicaragua and considerably weaker for the period thereafter. At the edge of Lake Xolotlán, or Managua, within view of the Momotombo volcano, lies what is left of the first site of León, Nicaragua, founded...