For a generation now, the historiography of Latin America in the North American academy has been defined by the decline of synthetic metanarratives. So, what unites Latin America in a historical explanatory sense? In order to address this problem with a broad historical frame of reference, we structure this workshop around two basic and persistent problems: capitalist development and state formation.
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We are seeking another paper for a panel proposal at the ICEHO Third World Environmental History Conference, July 22-26, 2019 in Florianópolis, Brazil.
In particular, we are seeking papers looking at the historical relationship between water and the growth of megacities in the Americas.