Reviews

Sovereignty and Stagecraft in Panama and the Canal Zone

Katherine A. Zien, Sovereign Acts: Performing Race, Space, and Belonging in Panama and the Canal Zone (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2017); 265 pages; ISBN 978-0813584102 (paperback)

Jennifer Brittan
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• October 2018

(Re)Claiming, Re(photographing) the Caribbean Figure

Roshini Kempadoo, Creole in the Archive: Imagery, Presence, and the Location of the Caribbean Figure (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2016); 270 pages; ISBN 978-1783482207 (hardcover)

Sebastian Charles Galbo
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• October 2018

Illuminating Narratives of and by the Undocumented

Marta Caminero-Santangelo, Documenting the Undocumented: Latina/o Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016); 296 pages; ISBN 978-0813062594 (hardcover)

Francisco E. Robles
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• October 2018

The Power of the People

Scott Henkel, Direct Democracy: Collective Power, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017); 209 pages; ISBN 978-146812254 (hardcover)

Matthew Scully
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• October 2018

Empire, Independence, and the Future

Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni, eds., Trinidad Noir: The Classics (New York: Akashic, 2017); 256 pages; ISBN 978-1617754357 (paperback)

Camille Alexander
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• June 2018

Speculating the Caribbean

Karen Lord, ed., New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales of the Caribbean (New York: Peekash, 2016); 143 pages; ISBN 978-1845233365 (paperback)

Jarrel De Matas
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• June 2018

A Road Cut through the Heart of the Caribbean

John Hearne, John Hearne’s Short Fiction, ed. Shivaun Hearne (Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2016); 125 pages; ISBN 978-9766406066 (paperback)

Rachel L. Mordecai
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• June 2018

Dark Tales of Two Cities: San Juan de aquí, San Juan de allá

Mayra Santos-Febres, ed., San Juan Noir (Spanish edition), trans. Alfredo Álvarez Nieves (New York: Akashic, 2016); 240 pages; ISBN 978-1617755071 (paperback)

Mayra Santos-Febres, ed., San Juan Noir (English edition), trans. Will Vanderhyden (New York: Akashic, 2016); 240 pages; ISBN 978-1617752964 (paperback)

Laëtitia Saint-Loubert
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• June 2018

Balm in the Horizon, Bounty in Ourselves

Opal Palmer Adisa, Love’s Promise: Stories (Fairfax Station, VA: Plumeria, 2016); 184 pages; ISBN 978-0997890068 (paperback)

Suzette Spencer
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• June 2018