Spring & Summer 2017
T he C o ld W ar i n G L o b al P erspective

Vanderbilt University Press is pleased to announce the launch of the new
series The Cold War in Global ­Perspective, edited by Philip E. M
­ uehlenbeck.
New Title
Subject Index This series aims to publish innovative books that combine methods of political
and cultural history, utilize previously untapped materials from foreign archives,
African Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
and make significant contributions to the histori­ography of social and cultural
Anthropology . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
aspects of the Cold War.
Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Art History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 More information about the inaugural volume of the series, The Abongo Abroad:
Cold War Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Military-Sponsored Travel in Ghana, the United States, and the World, 1959–1992,
Criminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 can be found on page 6.
Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Gender Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Global Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
HIV & AIDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
“Marie Deans, one of the most compassionate, “Today America’s death penalty seems to be in
thoughtful, committed, and humane people I’ve decline and America seems to be on the road
International Development . . . . . 5
ever known, hated to be thought of as the ‘Angel to abolition. But if we look back into the late
International Relations . . . . . . 6, 7
of Death Row.’ She did work she thought was twentieth century, few could have foreseen such
Latin American Studies . . . . . . . . 8 urgently important but felt anyone could do and a possibility. Opposing the death penalty then
Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1, 4 everyone should. And what she accomplished was very much an uphill struggle. A Courageous
Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 in the years I knew her, cajoling attorneys to Fool offers a compelling account of that struggle.
Military History . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 take hard cases representing hopeless people, It does so by telling the story of Marie Deans, a
driving long hours to spend precious minutes little-known but important foot soldier in the
Political Science . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
encouraging the condemned to think, to know abolition movement. This book tells that story in
Politics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3, 4, 5
their rights, and believe in themselves, made a nuanced and complex way. In the end it shows
Public Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 broken men realize someone cared and helped that the struggle for justice is a very human one,
Sexuality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 to heal wounded souls. She taught bitter men one in which heroic actions are carried on by
Social Movements . . . . . . . . . . .4 to laugh, and she wept as the state killed them. ‘fools’ like Marie Deans.”
Tennessee History . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The woman you’ll meet in this powerful book — Austin Sarat, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of
Transatlantic Studies . . . . . . . . . .8
was not the Angel of Death Row, but somehow Jurisprudence, Amherst College, and author of Gruesome
miracles flourished in her wake.” Spectacles: Botched Executions and America’s Death
US History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, 4 Penalty
— Mike Farrell, best known as BJ of TV’s M*A*S*H, is the
author of Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and
Activist and Of Mule and Man “A Courageous Fool is the riveting story of Marie
Deans’s life and the death row prisoners she
“The death penalty has been the topic of heated befriended, defended, and frequently watched
debates and struggles for centuries, but few die in the electric chair in the Commonwealth of
participants have been the equal of Marie Virginia. Her heart broke every time. The authors
Deans. Yes, there have been many who have write that Marie Deans was neither a saint nor
publicly d­ ebated the issues, some who have had a psycho. But she differed from the rest of us in
star turns in the media, and others who have that she was incapable of turning a blind eye.
dabbled around the edges. More significantly, It takes first-rate biographers to do justice to a
lawyers and their teams have labored in the first-rate human being. Marie Deans got lucky.”
trenches to save their clients’ lives. Few, if any, — Phyllis Theroux, author of California and Other States
cover illustration: however, have worked so long and hard for so of Grace and The Good Bishop
Shinique Smith. Gifted (detail), little appreciation and reward as Marie Deans.
2014. Ink, acrylic, paper, fabric This wonderful tribute to her notes that ‘Marie “A powerful story of a Virginia heroine.”
collage, and found objects on
felt like the world had forgotten her.’  No chance.” — Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)
canvas over wood panel. Private
collection. © Shinique Smith — Victor L. Streib, Professor of Law Emeritus, Ohio
Northern University, and author of  Death Penalty for
L aw / C r i m i n o l o g y / P u b l i c P o l i c y

The intimate biography of a death penalty opponent who, in Sister Helen
Prejean’s words, “worked like hell for justice” for condemned men in South
Carolina and Virginia

A Courageous Fool
Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty
To d d C . P e pp e r s wi t h M a r g a r e t A . A n d e r s o n

here have been many heroes and Marie found herself fighting to bring
victims in the battle to abolish the justice to the legal process and to bring
death penalty, and Marie Deans fits humanity not only to prisoners on death
into both of those categories. A South row but to the guards and wardens as well.
Carolina native who yearned to be a fiction During Marie’s time as a death penalty
writer, Marie was thrust by a combination opponent in South Carolina and Virginia, July 2017
of circumstances—including the murder she experienced the highs of helping exon- 328 pages, 7 x 10 inches
of her beloved mother-in-law—into a erate the innocent and the lows of standing 49 b&w photographs, notes, appendixes, index
world much stranger than fiction, a world watch in the death house with thirty-­four hardcover $69.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2160-6
in which minorities and the poor were condemned men. paperback $29.95t ISBN 978-0-8265-2161-3
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selected to be sacrificed to what Supreme
Court Justice Harry Blackmun called the
“machinery of death.”

“Some say I’ve done a thing or two for human
rights, but next to Marie Deans I’m a pale little
wimp. She and I believed in the same kind of
scrappy Jesus. Marie used to say, ‘Faith? What
good is it if you don’t put it to work like hell for
justice?’ Marie wasn’t a lawyer, but that didn’t
stop her from learning the Constitution on her
own so she could fight smart for the rights of her
Marie’s soul was so wide.
Her spirit so truthful.
Her being so passionate and generous.
Her language so salty and her humor so
Todd C. Peppers, Fowler Margaret A. Anderson is a outrageous. All of which kept me sane through
Professor of Public Affairs at graduate student in public policy many a tortuous ordeal.
Roanoke College and Visiting analysis at the University of Thank God we have this book so others can meet
Professor of Law at Washington Virginia. her and love her, too.”
and Lee University, is co-author
— Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of Dead Man Walking
of Anatomy of an Execution:
The Life and Death of Douglas
Christopher Thomas.

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A collection of exuberant, multidimensional sculptures and paintings by a
contemporary American artist

Shinique Smith
Wonder and Rainbows
Edited by K at h r y n E . D e l m e z

ike spiral galaxies composed of millions inter­mingle with cloth fragments, bold
of orbiting stars, the works of New calligraphic brushwork, and vivid waves of
York State–based artist Shinique Smith color to create energetic expressions of her
are graceful yet forceful combinations of personal history as well as a greater sense
many different materials and ideas. The of cultural concern and cosmic connec-
A Frist Center for the Visual Arts Title
wide range of inspirations that inform her tivity.
artistic practice includes dance, Eastern In addition to an introduction to
October 2016 spiritual philosophies, fashion, graffiti, Smith’s work by Kathryn Delmez, cura-
136 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches music, childhood wonder, Japanese callig- tor of an accompanying exhibition at the
80 color illustrations, 44 color plates raphy, and poetry. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the book
paperback $29.95t ISBN 978-0-8265-2158-3 Smith makes her sculptures, which includes a biography and bibliography
hang from the ceiling or sit directly on of Shinique Smith, a statement by the
the floor, by binding together an array artist (“Black Wonder and Rainbows”),
Kathryn E. Delmez is a curator at of textiles, typically old clothing sourced and an interview with her conducted by
the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. from multiple locations, with knotted Jen M­ ergel, the Robert L. Beal, Enid L.
cords and ribbons. Tucked within the Beal, and Bruce A. Beal Senior Curator of
folds of fabric are seemingly unimportant ­Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine
items from ­everyday life such as artificial Arts, Boston.
flowers, butterfly decals, and stuffed ani-
mals. In Smith’s paintings, these elements

Shinique Smith. Black/Blue/
Pink, 2015. Clothing, fabric,
and ribbon on wood panel.
Courtesy of the artist and
John Schweikert

David Castillo Gallery, Miami.
© Shinique Smith

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US H i s t o r y / P o l i t i c s / T e n n e s s e e H i s t o r y

The biography of a figure involved in four decades of US politics, his life
tracing the Age of Jackson, the European revolutions of 1848, the Sectional
Crisis, and the Civil War

Andrew Jackson Donelson
Jacksonian and Unionist
R . D o u g l a s Sp e n c e

his richly detailed biography of Andrew intrigues, and the threat of war by Mexico.
Jackson Donelson (1799–1871) sheds As minister to Prussia, Donelson enjoyed a
new light on the political and per- ringside seat to the revolutions of 1848 and
sonal life of this nephew and namesake of the first attempts at German unification.
­Andrew Jackson. A scion of a pioneering A firm Unionist in the mold of his uncle,
Tennessee family, Donelson was a valued Donelson denounced the secessionists
assistant and trusted confidant of the man at the Nashville Convention of 1850. He A New Perspectives on Jacksonian America
who defined the Age of Jackson. One of ­attempted as editor of the Washington Series Title
those integral but background figures of Union to reunite the Democratic party,
history, Donelson had a knack for being and, when he failed, he was nominated July 2017
448 pages, 7 x 10 inches
where important events were happening as Millard Fillmore’s vice-presidential
notes, bibliography, index
and knew many of the great figures of the running mate on the Know Nothing party
cloth $39.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2163-7
age. As his uncle’s secretary, he weathered ticket in 1856. He lived to see the Civil War
ebook $9.99 ISBN 978-0-8265-2165-1
Old Hickory’s tumultuous presidency, wreck the Union he loved, devastate his
­including the notorious “Petticoat War.” farms, and take the lives of two of his sons.
Building his own political career,
he served as US chargé d’affaires to the
­Republic of Texas, where he struggled to
achieve annexa­tion against an enigmatic
President Sam Houston, British and French
Rafael Aguilera

R. Douglas Spence is Associate Professor
of Biology at the University of Texas of the
Permian Basin.

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The paradox of repeated failures to amend the Constitution

How Failed Attempts to Amend the Constitution
Mobilize Political Change
Roger C. Hartley

ince the Constitution’s ratification, of proposed amendments to reverse the
members of Congress, following Article decision. They failed to achieve the requi-
V, have proposed approximately twelve site two-thirds support from Congress, but
thousand amendments, and states have nevertheless had an impact on the political
filed several hundred petitions with Con- landscape. The definition of the relation-
gress for the convening of a constitutional ship between Congress and the president
convention. Only twenty-seven amend- in the conduct of foreign policy can also
ments have been approved in 225 years. be traced directly to failed efforts to amend
June 2017 Why do members of Congress continue to the Constitution during the Cold War.
288 pages, 6 x 9 inches
introduce amendments at a pace of almost Roger Hartley examines familiar
notes, bibliography, cases cited, index
two hundred a year? ­examples like the ERA, balanced bud-
hardcover $69.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2148-4
This book demonstrates how social get amendment proposals, and pro-life
paperback $27.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2149-1
reformers and politicians have used the ­attempts to overturn Roe v. Wade, but also
ebook $9.99 ISBN 978-0-8265-2150-7
amendment process to achieve favorable takes the reader on a three-century tour
political results even as their proposed of lesser-known amendments. He explains
amendments have failed. For example, the how often the mere threat of calling a con-
ERA “failed” in the sense that it was never stitutional convention (at which anything
ratified, but the mobilization to ratify the could happen) effects political change.
ERA helped build the feminist movement
(and also sparked a counter­mobilization).
Similarly, the Supreme Court’s ban on
compulsory school prayer led to a barrage “Hartley provides a comprehensive and useful
framework for thinking about the role that
efforts to pass constitutional amendments,
especially those efforts that fail, play in
“With insightful examples, Roger Hartley constitutional, political, and social change.
explains how the political initiative of failed Through Hartley’s lens, we see how failed
amendments can force rethinking and attempts to change the text of the Constitution
corrections in judicial rulings, illustrating how may actually spur constitutional change by
the general public often understands the voicing and channeling arguments about what
Roger C. Hartley, Professor of Law Constitution better than the Supreme Court.” the Constitution’s existing text does and should
at the Catholic University of America,
— Louis Fisher, Scholar in Residence, The Constitution mean.”
teaches constitutional law and labor
Project — Douglas NeJaime, Professor of Law and Faculty
law. He is co-author of Labor Relations
Director of the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
Law in the Private Sector.

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Glo b a l H e a lt h / H IV & AI D S / A f r i c a n S t u d i e s / P o l i t i c s / I n t e r n at i o n a l D e v e l o p m e n t / A n t h r o p o lo g y

A critical ethnography of global health initiatives, showing how, even as
they save lives, they can usher in new forms of disenfranchisement for
citizens in African states

The Political Consequences of the Fight against AIDS in Lesotho
Nora Kenworthy

s global health institutions and aid political costs, distancing citizens from the
donors expanded HIV treatment government, fostering distrust of health
throughout Africa, they rapidly “scaled programs, and disrupting the social con-
up” programs, projects, and organizations tract. Based on ethnographic observation
meant to address HIV and AIDS. Yet these between 2008 and 2014, this book chill-
efforts did not simply have biological ingly anticipates the political violence and
­effects: in addition to extending lives and instability that swept through Lesotho in
preventing further infections, treatment 2014. June 2017
scale-up initiated remarkable political and 264 pages, 6 x 9 inches
social shifts. 9 b&w photos, 4 figures, references, notes, index
In Lesotho, which has the world’s “This book should be required reading in any hardcover $69.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2154-5

second-­highest HIV prevalence, HIV treat- course on global health. It leads us to consider paperback $29.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2155-2

ment has had unintentional but ­pervasive the legacy and unintended consequences of ebook $9.99 ISBN 978-0-8265-2156-9
HIV scale-up, scale-down on recipient societies
dependent on external aid and to question the This book is the recipient of the Norman L. and
HIV experience as a template for future global Roselea J. Goldberg Prize from Vanderbilt University
health projects. Kenworthy provides us with a Press for the best book in the area of medicine.
multi-site ethnography that aptly illustrates ways
in which global health is becoming a form of
governance undermining struggles for democracy “Nora Kenworthy’s new book is the finest example of
in African states by introducing yet another form of a new wave of ethnographic studies documenting
colonialism.” the impact of the HIV epidemic, and of the
— Mark Nichter, author of Global Health: Why Cultural responses that it has generated at every level,
Perceptions, Social Representations, and Biopolitics Matter from the global to the local. Kenworthy’s analysis
provides key insights into the political dimensions
of the epidemic—not only into the more abstract
“Mistreated is a timely, people-centered critique of dimensions of biopower and governmentality,
the global health enterprise. Grounded in close-up, but also in the ways in which the politics of AIDS
careful, ethnographic engagement and offering play out in the everyday experience of people
rich and nuanced theoretical insight, the book takes confronting the epidemic on the ground. This is
up HIV in Lesotho as a site not only of health, illness, critical social research at its very best.”
Nora Kenworthy is Assistant Professor and interventionism, but of the transformation
in the School of Nursing and Health — Richard G. Parker, Mailman School of Public Health,
of politics and subjectivity. Vividly narrated, this Columbia University, and editor-in-chief of Global Public
Studies at the University of Washington
is a powerful and much-needed call for the Health
Bothell and adjunct Assistant Professor
of Anthropology at the University of
democratization of global health policies.”
Washington Seattle. — João Biehl, author of Will to Live: AIDS Therapies and the
Politics of Survival and co-author of  When People Come
First: Critical Studies in Global Health

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How the Cold War strategy of military education and training sponsored by the
United States led to an alternate global identity for some Ghanaian families

The Abongo Abroad
Military-Sponsored Travel in Ghana, the United States, and the World,
J o h n V. C lu n e

lending African social history with US families would forge. As an act of faith,
foreign relations, John V. Clune docu- American military assistance policy with
ments how ordinary people experienced Ghana remained remarkably consistent
a major aspect of Cold War diplomacy. The ­despite little evidence that military educa-
book describes how military-­sponsored tion and training in the United States pro-
inter­national travel, especially military duced any measurable results.
A Cold War in Global Perspective SERIES TITLE
training abroad and United Nations peace- Merging newly discovered docu-
May 2017 keeping deployments in the Sinai and ments from Ghana’s armed forces and
288 pages, 6 x 9 inches Leba­non, altered Ghanaian service mem- declassified sources on American military
3 tables, bibliography, index bers and their families during the three ­assistance to Africa, this work argues that
hardcover $55.00s ISBN 978-0-8265-2151-4 ­decades after gaining independence in military-sponsored travel made individual
ebook $9.99 ISBN 978-0-8265-2153-8 1957. Military assistance to Ghana included Ghanaians’ outlooks on the world more
sponsoring training and education in the inter­national, just as military assistance
United States, and American policymakers planners hoped they would, but the Gha-
New Series imagined that national modernization naian state struggled to turn that new iden-
would result from the personal relation- tity into political or economic progress.
Announcing the inaugural volume in ships Ghanaian service members and their
The Cold War in Global P­ erspective, a new
series edited by Philip E. ­Muehlenbeck “John Clune’s masterful The Abongo Abroad
productively and provocatively pushes
This series aims to publish innovative the growing literature on African military
books that combine methods of institutions into the post-colonial era. Focusing
political and cultural history, utilize
on Ghanaian soldiers and their families, Clune
previously untapped materials from
foreign archives, and make significant
convincingly argues that peace-keeping
contributions to the historiography operations, international military educational
of social and cultural aspects of the exchange programs, and other ‘modernizing’
Cold War. nation-building initiatives fostered a new
military internationalism that transcended the
limits of the African nation-state. This fresh and
innovative social history will interest Africanists
of all disciplines and scholars of American foreign
relations and international peace and security.”
John V. Clune is Assistant Professor
of History at the United States Air — Timothy H. Parsons, author of The African Rank-and-
File and The 1964 Army Mutinies and the Making of
Force Academy.
Modern East Africa

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The hidden battlefront of the Cold War era: the fight against gender norms
and roles

Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War
A Global Perspective
Edited by P h i l i p E . M u e h l e n b e ck

s Marko Dumančić writes in his intro- linity during the all-consuming space race,
duction to Gender, Sexuality, and the to the vibrant activism of ­Indian peasant
Cold War, “despite the centrality of gen- women during this period, to the policing
der and sexuality in human relations, their of sexuality inside the militaries of the
scholarly study has played a secondary role world.
in the history of the Cold War. . . . It is not Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War May 2017
an exaggeration to say that few were left brings together a diverse group of scholars 312 pages, 7 x 10 inches
unaffected by Cold War gender politics; whose combined research spans fifteen 6 b&w illustrations, references, notes, index
even those who were in charge of produc- countries across five continents, claiming cloth $69.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2142-2
paperback $34.95s ISBN 978-0-8265-2143-9
ing, disseminating, and enforcing cultural a place as the first volume to examine how
ebook $9.99 ISBN 978-0-8265-2144-6
norms were called on to live by the gender issues of gender and sexuality impacted
and sexuality models into which they both the domestic and foreign policies of
breathed life.” This underscores the impor- states, far beyond the borders of the United
tance of this volume, as here scholars tackle States, during the tumult of the Cold War. Philip E. Muehlenbeck is Professorial
issues ranging from depictions of mascu- Lecturer in History at The George Washington
University. He is the author of Betting on the
Africans: John F. Kennedy’s Courting of African
Nationalist Leaders and editor of Religion and
contents the Cold War and Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold
War (also published by Vanderbilt University
Introduction “Non-religious Activities”: Sex, Mobilizing Women? State Feminisms in
Anticommunism, and Progressive Communist Czechoslovakia and Socialist Press).
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Histories of Christianity in Late Cold War Brazil Egypt
Gender and Sexuality during the Cold Benjamin A. Cowan May Hawas and Philip E. Muehlenbeck
Marko Dumančić Manning the Enemy: US Perspectives A Vietnamese Woman Directs the War “The volume’s global reach is impressive. It covers
on International Birthrates during the Story: Duc Hoan, 1937–2003
Part I: Sexuality Cold War Karen Turner some fifteen nations drawn from both the
Faceless and Stateless: French
Kathleen A. Tobin global north and the global south, and it brings
Global Feminism and Cold War
Occupation Policy toward Women Part II: Femininities Paradigms: Women’s International NGOs together an unusual array of international
and Children in Postwar Germany and the United Nations, 1970–1985
(1945–1949) Indian Peasant Women’s Activism in a Karen Garner
scholars. As a result, it promises to fill a
Katherine Rossy Hot Cold War significant gap in the scholarship by showing
Elisabeth Armstrong Part III: Masculinities
Patriarchy and Segregation: Policing that the role of gender and sexuality in shaping
Sexuality in US-Icelandic Military The Medicalization of Childhood in “Men of the World” or “Uniformed Boys”? domestic and foreign policy was not limited to
Relations Mexico during the Early Cold War, Hegemonic Masculinity and the British
Valur Ingimundarson 1945–1960 Army in the Era of the Korean War the US but extended globally.”
Nichole Sanders Grace Huxford
Queer(ing) Subversives in Cold War — Robert Corber, author of  Cold War Femme: Lesbianism,
Canada Africa’s Kitchen Debate: Ghanaian Yuri Gagarin and Celebrity Masculinity in National Identity, and Hollywood Cinema
Patrizia Gentile Domestic Space in the Age of Cold War Soviet Culture
Jeffrey S. Ahlman Erica L. Fraser

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How the Lima literary community influenced education, publishing,
and a new equality in the postcolonial American world

The Moral Electricity of Print
Transatlantic Education and the Lima Women’s Circuit, 1876–1910
Ronald Briggs

oral electricity—a term coined by World as a grand educational project com-
American transcendentalists in the bined with an anxiety about the baleful
1850s to describe the force of nature influence of a politically and morally deca­
that was literacy and education in shap- dent Old World that dominated literary
ing a greater society. This concept wasn’t output through its powerful publishing
strictly an American idea, of course, and interests.” The very nature of living as a
Ronald Briggs introduces us to one of the writer and participating in the literary
greatest examples of this power: the literary salons of Lima was, by definition, a revolu-
April 2017
272 pages, 7 x 10 inches scene in Lima, Peru, in the nineteenth cen- tionary act that gave voice to the formerly
4 b&w illustrations, bibliography, notes, index tury. colonized and now liberated people. In the
hardcover $55.00s ISBN 978-0-8265-2145-3 As Briggs notes in the introduction actions of this literary community, as men
ebook $9.99 ISBN 978-0-8265-2147-7 to The Moral Electricity of Print, “the and women worked toward the same edu­
ideological glue that holds the American cational goals, we see the birth of a truly
hemisphere together is a hope for the New independent Latin American literature.

“By emphasizing Lima and the connections that
linked intellectuals based there to debates and
processes in Europe and the United States, Briggs
makes a seminal contribution to expanding
hemispheric American studies from a Latin
American (and a Latin Americanist) perspective. He
does so through an ambitious reading of a broad
group of sources across the Americas, with bold
Liz Van Hoose

interpretations, always linking back to the Lima
group. The narrative is graceful, clear, and direct, all
characteristic of Briggs’s style.”
Ronald Briggs is Associate Professor of — William Acree, author of  Everyday Reading: Print Culture and
Spanish and Latin American Cultures at Collective Identity in the Río de la Plata, 1780–1910
Barnard College and author of Tropes of
Enlightenment in the Age of Bolívar: Simón
Rodríguez and the American Essay at
Revolution (also published by Vanderbilt
University Press).

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