Sarah Hines is an assistant professor of history at the University of Oklahoma. You can read her new article, "The Power and Ethics of Vernacular Modernism: The Misicuni Dam Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1944–2017," in HAHR 98.2.
1. How did you come to focus on Bolivia as an area of resea…
John French is a professor of history and African and African American studies at Duke University. He has published on to class, race, and politics in Brazil, Latin America, and beyond through 42 refereed articles and 3 books: The Brazilian Workers' ABC (1992), Drowning in Laws (2004), and the c…
1. What historically accounts for soccer's popularity in Latin America?
Soccer arrived in the region just as modern nation-states were beginning to consolidate in the late 1800s. Massive waves of immigration began to alter many of the societies, while the end of slavery broadened the polity i…
Thematic Collections are assortments of 3-5 past and recently released articles in HAHR about key issues, events, individuals, or historiographical trends. These collections can be used as gateways into a specific historical subject, demonstrations of methodology, or sources for classroom discussion…
Corinna Zeltsman is an Assistant Professor of History at Georgia Southern University. You can read her article, "Defining Responsibility: Printers, Politics, and Law in Early Republican Mexico City," in HAHR 98.2.
1. What got you interested in Mexico as an area of research?
As an under…
Jaymie Patricia Heilman is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Alberta. Her work focuses on indigenous political activism and radical politics in twentieth-century Peru. You can read her new article, "Peruvian Cocaine Triangles: Arrests and Assertions of Innocence in Aya…
The trailblazing Latin American historian María Elena Martínez passed away on November 16, 2014, after a brief, difficult, and valiant struggle with cancer. Her posthumous article "Sex and the Colonial Archive: The Case of 'Mariano' Aguilera"--which can be read in HAHR's new special issue "New D…
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