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CFP: The Daily Life of Women in World History

Now seeking contributors to a forthcoming four-volume encyclopedia on the daily lives and roles of women in world history to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.

Author: 
Anna Rose Alexander
Reviewer: 
Christopher Boyer

Boyer on Alexander, 'City on Fire: Technology, Social Change, and the Hazards of Progress in Mexico City, 1860-1910'


Anna Rose Alexander. City on Fire: Technology, Social Change, and the Hazards of Progress in Mexico City, 1860-1910. History of the Urban Environment Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. 216 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6418-6.

Reviewed by Christopher Boyer
Published on H-LatAm (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

REPLY: Solar Esclipse

Bernabé Cobo has a few comments on solar and lunar eclipses in the chapters on sun and moon worship in his Historia del nuevo mundo. English versios of those two short chapters are available in Roland Hamilton's translation, _Inca Religion and Customs_ (Austin: UT Press, 2010).

Best, Chad

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