ANN: Podcasts of Interest, Dec. 13, 2019 to Jan. 14, 2020

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Podcasts of Interest to Latin Americanists, Dec. 13, 2019 to Jan 14, 2020


This Day in History Podcasts:


Aztec Sun Stone Discovered - 12/17/1790


Laws of Burgos Instituted - 12/27/1512


Guatemalan Civil War Ended - 12/29/1996



New Books Network:


C. J. Alvarez – Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the US – Mexico Divide



Brandon Byrd – The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti


Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra – Nature, Empire, and Nation: Explorations of the History of Science in the Iberian World


 Matthew D. O’Hara – The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico


Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier - Aerial Imagination in Cuba: Stories from Above the Rooftops.


Gonzalo Lamana – How ‘Indians’ Think: Colonial Indigenous Intellectuals and the Question of Critical Race Theory.



Witness History


Witness History also posted an interesting episode on “Negotiating an End to El Salvador’s Civil War.”


Another episode focused on the death of a Brazilian environmentalist:

 “The Murder of Environmentalist Chico Mendes.”



J. F. Schwaller

Moderator, H-Latam

University at Albany