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Roundtable on How NOT To Write Your Second Book: Kathleen DuVal, “Treating Your Second Book as a Job”

22 August 2017

[This post by Kathleen DuVal continues our series on “How NOT To Write Your Second Book.”] If you are reading this, you probably have a goal for yourself that in a certain...

Roundtable on “How NOT To Write Your Second Book”: Introduction by Emily Conroy-Krutz and Jessica Lepler

21 August 2017

[This week we are privileged to feature a roundtable that was organized by Emily Conroy-Krutz and Jessica Lepler and presented at SHEAR’s 2017 conference. It was such a wonderful...

Q&A with Carla Pestana on The English Conquest of Jamaica

16 August 2017

Casey Schmitt interviews Carla Gardina Pestana about her new book, "The English Conquest of Jamaica" (Harvard University Press, 2017).

Book Review of Carla Gardina Pestana’s The English Conquest of Jamaica

15 August 2017

It is an exciting time to be a scholar of Caribbean history. From conferences to publications, the past decade has seen historians of early America, Latin America, and the Atlantic...