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Latin America

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Julio Lopez-Arias and Gladys M. Varona-Lacey

Contents: Timothy D. Murphy: Indians of Mesoamerica – G. Reginald Daniel: Either Black or White: Race Relations in Contemporary Brazil – Anita Herzfeld: Language and Identity in Central America: A History of Oppression, Struggle, and Achievement – Sarah C. Chambers: More Than Wives and Mothers: Women in Latin American History – C. Alejandra Elenes: Malinche, Guadalupe, and La Llorona: Patriarchy and the Formation of Mexican National Consciousness – Sarah Brooks/Christian Smith: The Catholic Church in Latin America: From Privilege to Protest – Miguel Angel Centeno: War in Latin America: The Peaceful Continent? – Satya R. Pattnayak: Development and Dependency in Latin America – Susan Randolph: Mixed Blessings of Foreign Capital Flows: Latin America's Record of Development Performance – Gustavo A. Alfaro: Five Hundred Years of Latin American Literature – Blas Puente-Baldoceda: The Indigenous and Neo-Indigenous Literature of Peru – Carol Callaway: Mexican Colonial Art and Architecture from the Conquest to Independence – Walter Aaron Clark: The Music of Latin America – Colleen Kattau: Latin American New Song – John Hess: «New» Latin American Cinema, 1954-1974.