Category Archives: Americas

The “Watson Way” at IBM in Endicott, NY

A review of Factory Town in Transition: A Community’s Reaction to Change, by Kristina Wilcox. In 2011, the undisputed winner in a three-night Jeopardy standoff…

When Documents are More than Just Words

Opening the worn, soft-bound leather cover of a hefty volume of notarial documents produced in nineteenth-century Mexico City, I hoped to find a neat index…

Mexico’s Black Market, 1692-1903

A review of Black Market City: The Baratillo Marketplace and the Challenge of Governance in Mexico City, 1692-1903, by Andrew Philip Konove. Any visitor to…

New Latin America Editors

We are very excited to welcome two new editors to Latin American and Caribbean Studies Dissertation Reviews. Rachel Nolan (NYU) and Javier Puente (Pontificia Universidad…