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Volume 27 (2008)

Studies in Latin American Popular Culture
Popular Culture in the Perón Years: A Philatelic Approach
Jack Child
The Rise and Fall of Samba-Chanchadas Starring Kid Morengueira: Malandragem, Nationalism, and the Cinematic Sambas of Moreira da Silva and Miguel Gustavo (1960–1972)
Jerry D. Metz
Bolívar I am: Telenovela, Performance, and Colombian National Identity
Nayibe Bermúdez Barrios
Making the Peripheral Palpable: Nordeste Roots and Elements of Social Consciousness in the Fiction of Marcelino Freire and the Music of Lenine
Marguerite Itamar Harrison
What is Left in the World of Books: Washington Cucurto and the Eloisa Cartonera Project in Argentina
Ksenija Bilbija
Brazuca in NOLA: A Cultural Analysis of Brazilian Immigration to New Orleans Post-Katrina
Anne Gibson
Sobre la estética del graffiti Hip Hop
Gricelda Figueroa Irarrázabal
Embracing Hip Hop as Their Own: Hip Hop and Black Racial Identity in Brazil
Bernd Reiter and Gladys L. Mitchell
Trickster, Traveler, Cultural Hero: Ernesto 'Che' Guevara
Rebecca Carte
Marxismo, peronismo, indocriollismo: Atahualpa Yupanqui y el norte argentino
Yolanda Fabiola Orquera
Cultura Popular no Nordeste do Brazil: Narrativas de Identidade Social
Jorge França de Farias Jr.
Rede Globo: A TV que virou estrela de cinema
Cacilda M. Rêgo


Conversaciones íntimas con un palero, santero y babalawo cubano: Nelson Aboy Domingo
Rosa Elena Carrasquillo

Book Reviews and Review Essays

Governing Sound: The Cultural Politics of Trinidad's Carnival Musics by Jocelyne Guilbault
Reviewed by Benjamin Fraser
Music of the Mill by Luis J. Rodríguez 
Reviewed by Sergio M. Martínez
Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America by Frank Graziano 
Reviewed by Vania Barraza
Latinos: A Biography of the People by Earl Shorris
Reviewed by Anthony Nuño Avila
El Viejo Paulino, poética popular de Julián Garza 
Reviewed by Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimienta