Author: 
Margarita R. Ochoa, Sara V. Guengerich, eds.
Reviewer: 
Susana E. Matallana Peláez

Matallana Peláez on Ochoa and Guengerich, 'Cacicas: The Indigenous Women Leaders of Spanish America, 1492–1825'

Margarita R. Ochoa, Sara V. Guengerich, eds. Cacicas: The Indigenous Women Leaders of Spanish America, 1492–1825. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2021. 344 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-6862-3.

Reviewed by Susana E. Matallana Peláez (Universidad del Valle) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2021) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Jelte Olthof, Maarten Zwiers, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tizoc Chavez

Chavez on Olthof and Zwiers, 'Profiles in Power: Personality, Persona, and the U.S. President'

Jelte Olthof, Maarten Zwiers, eds. Profiles in Power: Personality, Persona, and the U.S. President. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2020. x + 232 pp. $146.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-41444-0.

Reviewed by Tizoc Chavez (Colby College) Published on H-Biography (November, 2021) Commissioned by Daniel R. Meister (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Francis J. Bremer
Reviewer: 
Jordan Landes

Landes on Bremer, 'One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England'

Francis J. Bremer. One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-751004-9.

Reviewed by Jordan Landes (Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Rory McGovern
Reviewer: 
John DeLee

DeLee on McGovern, 'George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era'

Rory McGovern. George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. Illustrations. 328 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2770-7

CfA Moving Biography Summer School

International summer school in Beirut, 1-8 June 2022

Deadline for Applications: 30 November 2021

The Orient-Institut Beirut (OIB) in collaboration with the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Global (De)Centre (GDC) invites doctoral and postdoctoral researchers to apply for an international Summer School, entitled Moving Biography, that will take place in Beirut/Lebanon from 1 to 8 June 2022.

[Call for Publications] Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese political activist, 1923-1986

The fifth issue of Revue d'Histoire Contemporaine de l'Afrique (RHCA), to be published in 2023, will be devoted to the theme "Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese political activist, 1923-1986", under the direction of Amzat Boukari-Yabara (École politique africaine, EPA) and Martin Mourre (Institut des mondes africains, IMAf).

Black Britain Virtual Series: "Forgotten Lives: The Individual and the Archive in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Black British History

The program in British, Irish and Empire Studies at the University of Texas at Austin announces the second in a series of five virtual sessions on the theme "Black Britain." "Forgotten Lives: The Individual and the Archive in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Black British History" will convene at 12 noon CDT (6 p.m. GMT), Thursday, October 21, 2021, via Zoom. Featured speakers will be Gretchen Gerzina, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Ryan Hanley, Exeter University. Helena Woodard, University of Texas at Austin, will chair.

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