Latin America

Dr. Juan Ponce-Vázquez Publishes Islanders and Empire

Thursday, October 29 marks the publication launch of Dr. Juan José Ponce-Vázquez’s new book, Islanders and Empire: Smuggling and Political Defiance in Hispaniola, 1580–1690, from Cambridge University Press. Ponce-Vázquez’s study examines the complex role that smuggling played in the life of the Spanish Caribbean. With a rare focus on local peoples and communities, Islanders and Empire […]

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Department Celebrates Dr. Teresa Cribelli’s New Book

The History Department came together on Thursday, September 22, to celebrate the publication of Dr. Teresa Cribelli’s new book, Industrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels: Modernization in the Nineteenth Century, published this year by Cambridge University Press. The book presents an account of modernization and innovation in nineteenth-century Brazil. Unlike previous scholarship, which described these transformations […]

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