Researchers interested in exploring multiple aspects of the history of free people of color in Louisiana can now do so in a recently-released, free online resource available at http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/fpoc/.
H-Atlantic is an international network for Atlantic World History from 1500 to 1800. This an interdisciplinary network for scholars who study colonial North America and the United States, Europe, West Africa, the Caribbean, and South America in a transatlantic context.
Dear H-Atlantic Readers,
Contributors are sought for Encyclopedia of The Atlantic World, 1400-1900: Europe, Africa, and the Americas in An Age of Exploration, Trade, and Empires, a two-volume work to be edited by David Head, of Spring Hill College, and published by ABC-CLIO.
The deadlines for the following awards presented by the Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (LACS/SHA) have been extended until June 1, 2015: the Murdo J. Macleod Book Prize, the Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize, and the LACS Dissertation Prize.
Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize
The 2015 Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize will be awarded for the best book published in 2014 in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic World history. Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission.
The Global Atlantic, 1400 to 1900. Christoph Strobel. Routledge 2015. 978-0-7656-3952-3. (paper $34.95)
Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon By Jessica M. Parr University Press of Mississippi, ISBN 978-1-62846-198-5, hardback, $60