Latin America

  • Can Plants Help Us to Understand COVID-19?

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Plishka | Jul 12, 2021

    Many of the same mistakes and oversights that we see in human disease control today were made in the early 20th-century fight against Panama Disease.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: John R. Chávez

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    Matthew Keough | May 25, 2021

    John R. Chávez is a professor of history at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Garland, Texas, and has been a member since 2001.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Brandi Townsend

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    Matthew Keough | May 18, 2021

    Brandi Townsend is an assistant teaching professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. She lives in Santiago, Chile, and has been a member since 2007.
  • Cliché and Caricature

    Perspectives Daily

    Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021

    A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and why it was not an appropriate...

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  • Wrapping It Up

    Alex Lichtenstein | Apr 22, 2021

    The June issue of the American Historical Review features three History Unclassified essays, seven articles, and a cluster of reviews...
  • A Crocodile’s Gaze

    Danielle Alesi | Mar 30, 2021

    Crocodiles have been our gods, predators, commodities, and pests, and though they inhabited this planet long before us, our histories are intertwined.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Michael Staudenmaier

    Matthew Keough | Mar 12, 2021

    Michael Staudenmaier is an assistant professor of history at Manchester University. He lives in Chicago, Illinois, and has been a member since 2014.
  • The Perpetual Newness of Black History

    Ben Vinson III | Feb 26, 2021

    Although being new can be exciting, and can legitimately advance scholarly conversations, there are real dangers in perpetual disciplinary novelty.
  • Slowing It Down

    Alex Lichtenstein | Feb 24, 2021

    The March issue of the AHR features the AHA presidential address, five full-length articles, two History Unclassified essays, reviews of video games...
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