Category Archives: Americas

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The Waterscape of Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1879-2000

A review of Dividing the Waters: How Power, Property and Protest Transformed the Waterscape of Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1879-2000, by Sarah Thompson Hines. Bolivia’s social movements seized international…

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Private Equity Investing in New York City

A review of Songs of Profit, Song of Loss: Private Equity Investing in New York City, by Daniel Souleles Daniel Souleles’ ethnographic study of American…

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State Making in Patagonia, Argentinia, and Chile

A review of Borderland Sovereignties: Postcolonial Colonialism and State Making in Patagonia, Argentina and Chile, 1840s-1922 by Alberto Harambour-Ross Patagonia continues to be a ‘landscape…

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Archives and Activism in Hispaniola

When I moved to the Dominican Republic in 2012 to conduct dissertation research on the history of Haitian migrant communities I knew I wanted to…