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Leading Journal on Latin American Finds Home at Duke

Leading Journal on Latin American Finds Home at Duke

In July, Duke History Professors John French, Jocelyn Olcott and Pete Sigal took over editorial leadership of The Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR). The journal is published quarterly by Duke University Press in cooperation with the Conference on Latin American History and the American...

Hall Wins American Historical Association Award for African History Book

Hall Wins American Historical Association Award for African History Book

Bruce Hall’s book A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600-1960 is the co-winner of this year’s Martin A. Klein Award for the best book in African History by the American Historical Association.

Drawing on a wide variety of sources, the author demonstrates the ways in which arguments...

Stern Wins Mellon New Directions Fellowship - Visualizing Soverignty in the Colonial World

Phil Stern has been awarded a New Directions Fellowship from the Mellon Foundation for his project, “Visualizing Sovereignty in the Colonial World.”  

The Mellon New Directions Fellowship is...

Reddy Wins 2012 Pinkney Prize

Reddy Wins 2012 Pinkney Prize

Bill Reddy's most recent book -- The Making of Romantic Love -- has won the 2012 Pinkney Prize. This prize is awarded by the Society...

Balleisen wins Smith Richard Foundation Grant to Study Regulatory Change

Balleisen wins Smith Richard Foundation Grant to Study Regulatory Change

Ed Balleisen, along with Duke Law Professors Jonathan Wiener and Kim Krawiec, and Duke environmental economist Lori Bennear, have won a major grant from the Smith Richardson...

The Company-State

Phil Stern Wins Trevor Reese Memorial Prize

Phil Stern has won the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize for his bookThe Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India, published by Oxford University Press in 2011. This prize, offered...

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