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Founded in 2003, A Contracorriente is a journal dedicated to Latin American studies that aims to foster intellectual debate about Latin American politics, history, economics, literature and culture.

 

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A Contracorriente: Vol. 8, No. 2, Winter 2011| Invierno, 2011

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Reviews | Reseñas (cont.)

Colonialism and Imperialism

Susan Schroeder, ed. The Conquest All Over Again: Nahuas and Zapotecs Thinking, Writing, and Painting Spanish Colonialism. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2010.
By Michel R. Oudijk (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
383
Gabriel B. Paquette, Enlightenment, Governance, and Reform in Spain and its Empire, 1759-1808. Cambridge: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
By Víctor Peralta Ruiz (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas—Madrid)
392
Ramón Soto-Crespo, Mainland Passage: The Cultural Anomaly of Puerto Rico. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.
By Angel A. Rivera (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
397
Víctor Hugo Acuña Ortega, editor, Filibusterismo y Destino Manifiesto en las Américas. Alajuela, Costa Rica: Museo Histórico Cultural Juan Santamaría, 2010.
By David Díaz-Arias (Universidad de Costa Rica)
406

Nature, Society, and the Environment

Mark Carey, In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
By Emily Wakild (Wake Forest University)
416
Miguel Tinker Salas, The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela. Durham, N.C. and London: Duke University Press, 2009.
By Leslie C. Gates (Binghamton University)
422
Fermín Rodríguez, Un desierto para la nación. La escritura del vacío. Buenos Aires: Eterna Cadencia, 2010.
By Gabriel Giorgi (New York University)
431

Cuban History

Gillian McGillivray, Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and State Formation in Cuba, 1868-1959. Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 2009.
By Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds)
436

Crime and Society

Daniel Míguez y Alejandro Isla, Entre la inseguridad y el temor: Instantáneas de la sociedad actual. Buenos Aires: Paidós, 2010.
By Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje (Universidad de Palermo)
439