President Abraham Lincoln and Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery

One hundred and fifty-three years ago on this day, President Abraham Lincoln had issued a preliminary proclamation warning that he would order the emancipation of all slaves in any state that did not end its rebellion against the Union by January 1, 1863. Today the history and memory of slavery is an important area of… Continue reading President Abraham Lincoln and Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery

#Slavery: African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World (Ana Lucia Araujo) now available!

"Brazil imported the largest number of enslaved Africans during the Atlantic slave trade era [...] Today, with the exception of Nigeria, the largest population of people of African descent is in Brazil [...] Yet, Brazil has a complex relationship with its slave past; consequently, these complications spill over into the various dimensions of Brazil’s rich… Continue reading #Slavery: African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World (Ana Lucia Araujo) now available!

Cambria Press author and series editor Ana Lucia Araujo interviewed for Latino Americans spotlight!

Cambria Press author and series editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) was interviewed for a spotlight segment on Latino Americans. In the interview, Dr. Araujo commented on the similarities between her native Brazil and the United States, in particular the histories of slavery in both countries which has resulted in legacies of racism and racial… Continue reading Cambria Press author and series editor Ana Lucia Araujo interviewed for Latino Americans spotlight!

Cambria Press Book Review: Public Memory of Slavery — Path-breaking Work of Original Research!

Cambria Press congratulates Professor Ana Lucia Araujo on yet another excellent review of her book, Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic, by The Public Historian. The journal review describes Professor Araujo’s book as “a path-breaking work of original research in which Ana Lucia Araujo illuminates the processes, politics, and economics… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: Public Memory of Slavery — Path-breaking Work of Original Research!

Book Highlights for Latin American Studies (LASA 2012)

Cambria Press would like to highlight a few books, which have garnered excellent book reviews, for scholars in Latin American studies. These books would be valuable additions to academic libraries not only for their Latin American studies collections but also for their history and literature collections as well. In addition to the two recent posted… Continue reading Book Highlights for Latin American Studies (LASA 2012)

Cambria Press author Ana Lucia Araujo’s book highly praised by the Journal of African History

Cambria Press congratulates Ana Lucia Araujo on the outstanding review of her book Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic by renowned scholar James H. Sweet in The Journal of African History, which states that Professor Araujo’s book is “an important and provocative work.” It praises the book (published by Cambria Press in… Continue reading Cambria Press author Ana Lucia Araujo’s book highly praised by the Journal of African History