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Volume 7 • Number 3

October 2010

Editor's Message  

Forum: Latin America and World History

Rick Warner, Guest Forum Editor
Introduction: Bringing Latin America into World History
by Rick Warner
Christianity and Cannibalism: Three European Views of the Tupi in the Spiritual Conquest of Brazil, 1557–1563
by Anne McGinness
The "Scramble for Mexico" and Alexander von Humboldt's Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain
by Richard Weiner
Paths to Progress in Modern Latin America
by Lisa M. Edwards
The Chinese Revolution and Latin America: The Impact of Global Communist Networks on Latin American Social Movements and Guerrilla Groups
by Matthew Rothwell
Mario Bencastro, Oscar Romero, and Us
by Mario Fenyo
Latin America in World History: Digital Resources
by Marc Jason Gilbert, John Maunu, and Rick Warner


An Ambiguous Relationship: Impressions of the United States in Vietnamese Historical Scholarship, 1986–2009
by Wynn W. Gadkar-Wilcox
Western Civilization from the Margins: Teaching a Western Civilization Course from a World History Perspective
by Gleb Tsipursky
RAFTing on the Great New Sea of Knowledge: Historical Role Playing for Engagement, Authenticity, and Interaction
by Helen Gregg and Jeremy Greene
Ancestry, History, and Meaning in the 21st Century Classroom
by David Hertzel

Review Essay

The Turn Toward the Iberian Atlantic
by Scott Eastman

Book Reviews

Robert Strayer, The Communist Experiment: Revolution, Socialism, and Global Conflict in the Twentieth Century.
by Birgit Schneider
John D. Blanco, Frontier Constitutions: Christianity and Colonial Empire in the Nineteenth-Century Philippines.
by James B. Tueller
Aguirre, Robert D. Informal Empire: Mexico and Central America in Victorian Culture
by E. Mark Moreno
Padriac Kenney, 1989: Democractic Revolutions at the Cold War's End: A Brief History with Documents.
by James A. Diskant
Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lynn M. Thomas, Priti Ramamurthy, Uta G. Poiger, Madeleine Yue Dong, and Tani E. Barlow, editors, The Modern Girl Around the World: Consumption, Modernity, and Globalization.
by Kate Merkel-Hess
Fred Spier, Religious Regimes in Peru: Religion and State Development in a Long-Term Perspective and the Effects in the Andean village of Zurite.
by E. K. Haywood
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