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ANN: Deadlines Extended for LACS/SHA Book, Article, and Dissertation Prizes

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.

TOC: Hispanic American Historical Review 95:2 (May 2015)

TOC: Hispanic American Historical Review 95:2 (May 2015)

Published in cooperation with the Conference on Latin American History of the American Historical Association


“Learning from the Qadi: The Jurisdiction of Local Rule in the Early Colonial Andes.”  Karen B. Graubart, p. 195.

“Lost Labor and Love: Adultery in Early Twentieth-Century Guatemala.” David Carey Jr., p. 229.

“Militarizing Dollar Diplomacy in the Early Twentieth-Century Dominican Republic: Centralization and Resistance.”  Ellen D. Tillman, p. 269.