April 1, 2019
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Kathleen Kole de Peralta, author of “Mal Olor and Colonial Latin American History: Smellscapes in Lima, Peru, 1535–1614”

Kathleen Kole de Peralta is an assistant professor of history at Idaho State University specializing in Latin American and environmental history. Her research integrates environment, health, and the digital humanities on colonial Peru. You can read her article “Mal Olor and more »

November 21, 2018
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Fidel J. Tavárez, author of “Colonial Economic Improvement: How Spain Created New Consulados to Preserve and Develop Its American Empire, 1778–1795”

Fidel J. Tavárez is a scholar of the Spanish Atlantic, focused on issues of political economy, Enlightenment, and imperial reforms during the eighteenth century. He completed a PhD in history at Princeton University (2016). For the 2018–19 academic year, he more »

July 22, 2016
by Sean Mannion
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Open forum on “Sex and the Colonial Archive: The Case of ‘Mariano’ Aguilera”

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 more »

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