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Yankee ‘Blackbirding’: The United States and the Illegal Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1850-1867
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-08-11)
This dissertation examines the United States’ changing relationship with the transatlantic slave trade during the traffic’s final, illegal, phase from 1850 to 1867. During this period, the trade ran primarily along a new ...
In(di)visible Tensions: Resistance in the Novels of Alejo Carpentier and Ralph Ellison
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-10-19)
The history of Cuba and U.S. relations bounds Alejo Carpentier and Ralph Ellison in such a way that when they are put into conversation with each other it reframes the oft discussed themes of their oeuvre in terms of ...
It's Not That Simple: Examining The Nuance of Economic Sanctions
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-10-13)
Economic sanctions are a nuanced form of statecraft that have grown increasingly popular over the last several decades. However, much of the academic community’s research on the subject focuses entirely on determining ...