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A Contracorriente: Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter 2010 | Invierno, 2010

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Reviews | Reseñas (cont.)

The Andean Region

Paul Gootenberg, Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
By Arnold J. Bauer (University of California—Davis)
370
Iñigo García-Bryce, República con ciudadanos: los artesanos de Lima, 1821-1879. Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2009.
By G. Antonio Espinoza (Virginia Commonwealth University)
376
Juan Carlos Yáñez Andrade, La intervención social en Chile, 1907-1932. Santiago de Chile: Ril Editores y PEDCH de la Universidad de Los Lagos, 2008.
By Patricio Herrera González (El Colegio de Michoacán)
385
Charles F. Walker, Shaky Colonialism. The 1746 Earthquake-Tsunami in Lima, Peru and its Long Aftermath. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2008.
By Mariselle Meléndez (University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign)
393
Captain Bernardo de Vargas Machuca, The Indian Militia and Description of the Indies. Edited with an introduction by Kris Lane and translated by Timothy F. Johnson. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2008.
By Karen Vieira Powers (Independent Scholar)
400
Jorge Coronado, The Andes Imagined. Indigenismo, Society and Modernity. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.
By Cynthia Vich (Fordham University)
409

The River Plate Region

Hugo Vezzetti, Sobre la violencia revolucionaria. Memorias y olvidos. Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI Editores, 2009.
By Emilio Crenzel (CONICET/Universidad de Buenos Aires)
419
Eduarda Mansilla, Lucía Miranda (1860). Edición de María Rosa Lojo y equipo. Madrid, Frankfurt am Main: Iberoamericana Vervuert Verlag, 2007.
By Mónica Szurmuk (Instituto Mora)
429
Andrea Giunta, Avant-Garde, Internationalism, and Politics. Argentine Art in the Sixties. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2007.
By Viviana Usubiaga (Universidad de Buenos Aires/CONICET)
433
John Lynch, San Martín. Argentine Soldier, American Hero. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009.
By Klaus Gallo (Universidad Torcuato di Tella)
440
Donna Guy, Women Build the Welfare State. Performing Charity and creating Rights in Argentina, 1880-1955. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2009.
By Carla Villalta (Universidad de Buenos Aires/CONICET)
445
Gabriel Kessler. El sentimiento de inseguridad: Sociología del temor al delito. Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI, 2009.
By Maximiliano Korstanje (Universidad de Palermo)
460

Cinema Studies

Ann Marie Stock, On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
By Dolores Mary Tierney (Sussex University)
471
Miriam Haddu and Joanna Page, eds., Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
By Gabriela Martínez (University of Oregon)
476
Joanna Page, Crisis and Capitalism in Contemporary Argentine Cinema. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2009.
By Gonzalo Aguilar (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
488
Nayibe Bermúdez Barrios, Sujetos transnacionales: la negociación en cine y literatura. Ciudad Juárez: Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, 2008.
By Elissa J. Rashkin (Universidad Veracruzana)
494

Human Rights

Mark Goodale, Surrendering to Utopia. An Anthropology of Human Rights. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009.
By Patricia Mathews-Salazar (BMCC-CUNY)
502

Gender

Ilja A. Luciak, Gender and Democracy in Cuba. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007.
By Marisela Fleites-Lear (Green River Community College)
508

Intellectual and Cultural History

Kepa Artaraz, Cuba and Western Intellectuals since 1959. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Stephen Gregory, Intellectuals and Left Politics in Uruguay, 1958-2006: Frustrated Dialogue. Brighton and Portland: Sussex Academic Press, 2009.

By Vania Markarian (Universidad de la República—Uruguay)
521
Mabel Moraña and Ignacio Sánchez Prado, eds. El arte de la ironía: Carlos Monsiváis ante la crítica. Mexico: Ediciones Era and UNAM, 2007.
By Brian L. Price (Wake Forest University)
530
Nicola Miller and Stephen Hart, eds. When Was Latin American Modern? New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
By Paulo Drinot (University of Manchester)
537
Marilyn H. Fedewa, María of Ágreda: Mystical Lady in Blue. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2009.
By Nicole von Germeten (Oregon State University)
543
Christopher Thomas Gaffney, Temples of the Earthbound Gods. Stadiums in the Cultural Landscapes of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
By Pablo Alabarces (Universidad de Buenos Aires/CONICET)
550