Welcome to H-LatAm, an international forum for the scholarly discussion of Latin American History. It is a member of the H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online initiative and affiliated with the Conference On Latin American History (CLAH).

Recent Content

Author: 
Brian R. Hamnett
Reviewer: 
Juan Luis Ossa

Ossa on Hamnett, 'The End of Iberian Rule on the American Continent, 1770-1830'

Brian R. Hamnett. The End of Iberian Rule on the American Continent, 1770-1830. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 364 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-62663-4.

Reviewed by Juan Luis Ossa (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez) Published on H-LatAm (June, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Karen Melvin, Sylvia Sellers-García, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nino Vallen

Vallen on Melvin and Sellers-García, 'Imagining Histories of Colonial Latin America: Synoptic Methods and Practices'

Karen Melvin, Sylvia Sellers-García, eds. Imagining Histories of Colonial Latin America: Synoptic Methods and Practices. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5922-3.

Reviewed by Nino Vallen (Freie Universität Berlin) Published on H-LatAm (June, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

CFP: Sites of Contest: Cold War Cultural Diplomacy and the Global South

Culture has served as a “weapon of the struggle” during the Cold War. It played a central role in leftist literary circles, socialist realist poetry and muralism, as well as in the CIA-backed Congress for Cultural Freedom, whose artist groups embraced Abstract Expressionism and modernist poetry.

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