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Indigenous People and Peruvian Independence: A Polemical Historiography

21 May 2018

This post is a part of the “Race and Revolution” Series. By Silvia Escanilla Huerta  The role of indigenous people in the process of independence in Peru has always...

A Hidden Caribbean Revolution? Race and Revolution in Venezuela, 1789-1817

14 May 2018

This post is a part of the “Race and Revolution” Series. By Frédéric Spillemaeker  The wave of revolutionary sentiment from the 1790s to Independence...

The Periodical Patria and Racial Mobilization in the Last War for Cuban Independence

7 May 2018

This post is a part of the “Race and Revolution” Series. By Oleski Miranda Navarro The use of periodicals to promote political reform proliferated...

The Revolution of 1848 in Senegal: Emancipation and Representation

30 April 2018

This post is a part of the “Race and Revolution” Series. By Jenna Nigro The French Revolution of 1848 sparked the abolition of slavery in France’s colonies, transforming...