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Fall/Winter 1996, 17:2

Latin American Music Review
This Issue of LAMR Is Dedicated to Professor Robert M. Stevenson
Musical Difference, Competition, and Conflict: The Maracatu Groups in the Pernambuco Carnival, Brazil
Tiago de Oliveira Pinto
Co-option, Cultural Resistance, and Afro-Brazilian Identity: A History of the Pagode Samba Movement in Rio de Janeiro
Philip Galinsky
The New Mexican Early Ballad Tradition: Reconsidering the New Mexican Folklorists' Contribution to Songs of Intercultural Conflict
Peter J. García

Letter to the Editor

A Response to Melanie Plesch
Richard Pinnell


Rethinking the Popular: Recent Essays on Caribbean Music and Identity
¡Salsa! Havana Beat, Bronx Beat by Hernando Calvo Ospina and Nick Caistor
Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba by Yvonne Daniel
My Music Is My Flag: Puerto Rican Musicians and Their New York Communities by Ruth Glasser
Essays on Cuban Music: North American and Cuban Perspectives by Peter Manuel
Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae by Peter Manuel, Kenneth Bilby, and Michael Largey
Bachata: A Social History of Dominican Popular Music by Deborah Pacini Hernández
Life on the Hyphen: The Cuban-American Way by Gustavo Pérez Firmat
Jorge Duany
Sworn to the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella by Les Blank
Steven Cornelius
Tinka de Alpaca, Wylancha, The Festival of Mamacha Carmen, Musical Instruments and Genres of Lambayeque by Gisela Cánepa-Koch
The Preservation Project of Traditional Andean Music by Raúl Romero
Zoila Mendoza-Walker