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the conquest, in a chapter on "Early Mexican Literature." On
the cultural side is also the essay on Martinez de Compafi6n
y Bujanda, Bishop of Trujillo (Perdl), as "A Great Prelate
and Archaeologist," by Philip Ainsworth Means.
Economic and institutional studies are contributed by Charles
E. Chapman, "The Spanish Consulado," William W. Pearson,
"The Foundation and Early History of the Venezuelan In-
tendencia," and by Madeline Nichols, "Argentine Colonial
Economy." Arthur S. Aiton has added another informative
chapter on a phase of the Family Compact from 1770-1773.
Alfred B. Thomas presents a well-documented account of the
governorship of Sonora by that distinguished frontiersman,
Bautista de Anza. Isaac J. Cox condenses the story of the
Florida border into a succinct summary.
Two detailed studies on the efforts of the United States to
acquire the Spanish archives of Florida are contributed by
Irene A. Wright and A. J. Hanna. Mexican politics is the
subject of Lillian E. Fisher's biographical sketch of Miguel
Ramos Arispe, "A Comanche Constitutionalist," and of J. Lloyd
Mecham's "Federal Intervention in Mexico," the latter showing
how the state governments may legally come under the jurisdic-
tion of the federal. There are three essays on the Central
American field: "Justo Rufino Barrios," by J. Fred Rippy,
an interesting account of one of the greatest promoters of
Central American union; "Indian Labor in Guatemala," by
Chester Lloyd Jones, tracing the evolution of the Indian labor
system from the encomienda system to the modified peonage
of today: and "American Marines in Nicaragua," by Roscoe
R. Hill, a judicious review of a controversial subject. Inter-
continental cultural relations are illustrated in Percy A. Martin's
essay on "Sarmiento and New England." The book ends with
an essay on "Our Present Peril in Historical Perspective,"
by Lawrence F. Hill, a thoughtful analysis of American
The only unity of these essays lies in their being a tribute
to Dr. Robertson and in their being on the broad subject of
Latin America. They are not of equal value, but they all
contribute to the general field, and Dr. Wilgus is deserving of a
great deal of credit for having made this material available.
University of Wichita
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