Category Archives: Americas

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…