H-LatAm REVIEWS: Long views of economic history in Americas and the Atlantic World

Date Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2014 13:03:34 -0500

Dear Neteros

The review project in H-LatAm was established in cooperation with the Conference of Latin American History to promote the study and analysis of book monographs (in any language) focused or related to Latin American History. The reviews could be written in Portuguese, Spanish, or English. The vision included a feature not common in traditional journals: to encourage the discussion of the publication. Obviously, there are books with a greater appeal than others, but I would like to emphasize that all neteros can utilize the publication of an online review to initiate further debates. These deliberations should not necessarily contain a controversial plot.

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Today we publish two reviews. They both center on economics and differently from the common history monograph, have a link to present-day events. Xabier Lamikiz, from University of the Basque Country, reviews Elvira Vilches’ New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern SpainNew World Gold

And Richard J. Salvucci, from Trinity University, examines Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato’s Industry and Revolution: Social and Economic Change in the Orizaba Valley, Mexico.

industry and revolution

Lamikiz tells us (in Spanish) that Vilches’ book reads well, covers a key and necessary topic, which fills a neglected space, but he would have wanted more in regards to silver’s interactions with gold. Salvucci evidently enjoyed reading Gómez-Galvarriato’s book and let us know that few books on economic history are so well written and cover so much time.

I want to thank our reviewers for their contributions, and I hope that you all neteros would find them useful.

I am including here the links to the reviews:

Lamikiz’ New World Gold

http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=31979

Salvucci’s Industry and Revolution

http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=42671

Cheers

Dennis R. Hidalgo

H-LatAm

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About Dennis R. Hidalgo
I am a historian of the Atlantic World. I am passionate about people, those alive in the present and those who left little trace of their past.

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