Buenos Aires Flaneur: The View from the Streets

By Kristen McCleary  Strolling through Buenos Aires in the twenty-first century, the city might be read as an alternative text to that of established Argentine national history. The streets, walls, and tunnels of the city itself form the backdrop from which passersby create and narrate their own histories of the city from the words and […]

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Member of the Week: Stacy Kinlock Sewell

Stacy Kinlock Sewell Professor of History and Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Sciences St. Thomas Aquinas College Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  My current research focuses on urban renewal in New York State. There has been much written on urban renewal in large cities generally and New York City […]

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Poster up grad students for UHA 2018

For those graduate students interested in exhibiting their work at the 2018 Urban History Association conference in Columbia, S.C., the UHA encourages you to take advantage of its poster sessions. See the announcement below for more information! Student Poster Sessions on Urban History Call for Proposals The Urban History Association will hold its biennial conference […]

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Race, Immigration, and Culture in Buenos Aires: A Bibliography of the Argentine Capital

When South Americans first laid eyes on British immigrants playing the game that they called football (and residents of the United States came to call soccer), they were, historian David Goldblatt writes, “genuinely bemused.” A Brazilian observer described a scrum of English men hoofing “something that looks like a bull’s bladder” about as “a bunch […]

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Member of the Week: Nathaniel Holly

Nathaniel Holly PhD Candidate Lyon G. Tyler Department of History College of William & Mary Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? At the moment I am neck deep in my dissertation, which examines the urban experiences of Cherokees in the long eighteenth century. While early American historians have long noted the […]

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