Published Books

2022: Forthcoming (February 2022): Stefan e Lotte Zweig, La Vita Stessa é Già Tanto In Questi Giorni: Ultime Lettere Dall ‘America [Updated with new information and translated from the German 2017 version]

2017:  Stefan and Lotte Zweigs südamerikanishe Briefe. Hentrich and Hentrich.  (Oliver Marshall c0- author). Berlin, 2017. [Expanded, updated and translated from the English version]

2016:  茨威格夫妇的南美书信. Fiberead, 2016. [Chinese version translated from the original revised version including changes from the Portuguese version].

2016:  Stefan and Lotte Zweig, Cartas da América, Rio, Buenos Aires e Nova York.  Versal Press[new Portuguese edition revised and translated from the English version].

2012:  Lettres d’Amérique: New York, Argentina, Brésil, 1940-1942. Paris: Grasset. [revised French version].

2010:  Stefan and Lotte Zweig’s South American: Letters New York, Argentina and Brazil, 1940–42. Bloomsbury.

2009: White Face, Black Mask: Africaneity and the Early Social History of Popular Music in Brazil. Michigan State University Press, 2009.

2000:  Afro-Brasileiros Hoje. São Paulo, Brazil: Summus.  (Portuguese translation of Afro-Brazilians: Time for Recognition, 1999).

2000:  Avoiding the Dark: Race, Nation and National Culture in Modern Brazil.  Aldershot, England:  Ashgate International/ Center for Research in Ethnic Studies.

1999:  Afro-Brazilians: Time for Recognition.  London:  Minority Rights Group.

Edited Volumes

2007:  Companion to US Latino Literatures.  Carlota Caulfield Co-editor.  Tamesis Books an off-print of Boydell and Brewer, 2007.

2006:  Beyond Slavery: The Multifaceted Legacy of Africans in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.

1995:  Slavery and Beyond:  The African Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean.  Wilmington, Delaware:  Scholarly Resources, 1995.

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Essays

2022: “Migraciones, mezclas y poder en el Caribe. Apuntes transnacionales para entender el multiculturalismo poscolonial,”  Proceso Históricos: Revista de Historia (Venezuela):

2020:  “De opresivo a benigno: Historia comparada de la construcción de la blancura en Brasil en la época de la post-abolición,” Journal of Hispanic and Lusophone Whiteness Studies (HLWS): Vol. 1 : Iss. 2020, Article 3 (revised translation of  From Oppressive to Benign: A Comparative History of the Construction of Whiteness in Brazil in the Post Abolition Era.”

2019: “Beyond Representation: Rethinking Rights, Alliances and Migrations; Three Historical Themes in Afro-Latin American Political Engagement.” in Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America.  Edited by Kwame Dixon and Ollie Johnson III. Routledge, 2019, 17-43. 

2018:  “From Oppressive to Benign: A Comparative History of the Construction of Whiteness in Brazil in the Post Abolition Era,” TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World (Summer 2018), p. 11-32.

2014:  “Performing Diasporas or Cubanidad Meets Jim Crow: Miami in a Period of Democratic Transition Before the Cuban Revolution” in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence (University of Florida, 2014), 209-223.

2014:  “Exile and Liminality in ‘A Land of the Future’: Charlotte and Stefan Zweig in Brazil, August 1941-March 1942” in Stefan Zweig and World Literature (Camden House, 2014), 173-190.

2010:  “Transnational Blackness”: The Female Body and the Early Globalization of Brazilian Popular Music,” Diagonal: A Journal of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Music Vol. 6 (2010). Online journal, University of California Riverside: 

2008:  “Understanding the Black Modernists:  The Legacy of Negritude and the Celebration of Blackness in Brazil,” in The Legacy of Negritude.  Cambridge University Scholars Publishing, 2008, 277-291.

2008:  “Before We Called This Place Home:  The Precursors of the Brazilian Community in the United States,” in Becoming Brazuca: Brazilian Immigrants in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008, 25-56.

2007:  “The Latino Film Experience in History: A Dialogue Among Texts and Collaborators,” in Companion to US Latino Literatures.  Edited by Darién J. Davis and Carlota Caulfield. (Tamesis Books an off-print of Boydell and Brewer, 2007), 208-226

2003:  “Três filmes em busca de um país. Revista Fronteiras – estudos midiáticos. Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciências da Comunicação Unisinos (Vol. 5 No. 1 July 2003):  55-68.

2001:  “Racial Parity and Nacional Humor: Exploring Brazilian Samba from Noel Rosa to Carmen Miranda, 1930-1939,” Popular Culture in Latin America: An Introduction. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 2001, 183-200. 

2000:  “British Football with a Brazilian Beat:  The Early History of a National Past time, 1894-1933,” in English-Speaking Communities in Latin America. Macmillan Press and St. Martin’s Press, 2000, 261-284.

2000:  “To Be or Not to Be Brazilian:  Carmen Miranda’s Quest for Fame and ‘Authenticity’ in the United States,” in Strange Pilgrimages: Exile, Travel, and National Identity in Latin America, 1800-1990s. Edited by Ingrid E. Fey and Karen Racine.  Wilmington, Delaware:  Scholarly Resources, 2000, 233-248.

1999:  “Pan-Africanism and Civil Rights in Latin America,” in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. Edited by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates. Oxford University Press, 1999.               

1998:  “The African Contribution to Latin American Societies, An Overview: 1492–Present,” in Proceedings on Poverty Alleviation for Minority Communities in Latin America: Communities of African Ancestry (November 13-14, 1996), Inter-American Development Bank) Washington, DC, IDB, 1998.                        

1998:  “Nationalism and Civil Rights in Cuba:  A Comparative Perspective: 1930-1960,” The Journal of Negro History(Fall, 1998), 35-51.

1997:  “Mulato o Criollo:  Cultural Identity in Cuba, 1930-1960,” in Ethnicity, Race and Nationality in the Caribbean.  Puerto Rico:  Universidad de Puerto Rico, Instituto de Estudios del Caribe, December 1997, 69-93.

1996:  “The Brazilian-Americans:  Demography and Identity of An Emerging Latino Minority,” The Latino Review of Books (Spring/Fall 1997):  8-15.

1996:  “Afro-Panamanians,” Afro-Central Americans.  London:  Minority Rights, 1996, 20-24.

1996:  “Afro-Panamanians in the Twentieth Century,” in No Longer Invisible: Afro-Latin Americans Today.  London: Minority Rights, 1996, 202-205.

1996:  “Postscript (Comments on Pan-Africanism and Prospects for the Future),” in No Longer Invisible: Afro-Latin Americans Today.  London: Minority Rights, 1996, 359-370.

1996:  “The Brazilian Political Police and the Public Archive of the State of Rio de Janeiro,” Latin American Research Review Vol. 31, No. 2 (Spring 1996), 99-104.

1995:  “An Annotated Bibliography of Afro-Latin America:  1989-Present,” Journal of Afro-Latin American Studies and Literatures (Spring, 1995). The entire volume is dedicated to creating a bibliography of references for Afro-Latin America.                   

1995:  “The First Inter-Continental Conference on Racism and Xenophobia in the Americas,” The Outsider (London) August, 1995.

1995:  “Multiculturalism or Multi-Cultural Imperialism?  An Investigation into the Language of Multiculturalism,” Current World Leaders (December 1995), 23-37.

1995:  “Afro-Brazilian Women, Civil Rights and Political Participation,” in Slavery and Beyond: The African Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 1994.

Curricular Publications and Pamphlets and Reference Materials

2006:  “Film in Latin America and the Caribbean,” in Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora.  MacMillan Press, 2006.

2005:  “Afro-Brazilians,” in Encyclopedia of World Minorities. Edited by Karl Schultz.  Routledge Reference Taylor & Francis, 2005.

“Afro-Latin Americans,” in Encyclopedia of World Minorities.  Edited by Karl Schultz.  Routledge Reference Taylor & Francis, 2005.

1994:  Race and Ethnicity in Latin America: A Guide to Curriculum Resources. New Orleans, Louisiana: Tulane University Center for Latin American Studies, 1994.

1993:  “Influencias africanas en Latinoamérica,” in La tierra magíca. New Orleans, Louisiana: Tulane University Center for Latin American Studies, 1993.

1992:  “Música en el aire,” (A Survey of Latin American Music) in La tierra mágica. New Orleans, Louisiana: Tulane University Center for Latin American Studies, 1992.

Select Book and Film Reviews

2020:  “Patricia Pinho, Mapping Diaspora; African American Roots Tourism in Brazil. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018,” The American Historical Review, Vol. 125 No. 5, (2020), Pages 1828-1829

2018:  Kwame Essien, Brazilian-African Diaspora in Ghana: The Tabom, Slavery, Dissonance of Memory, Identity, and Locating Home. (Ruth Simms Hamilton African Diaspora Series) East Lansing:  Michigan State University Press, 2016 in The American Historical Review, Vol. 123 No. 3, (2018), 1061–1062. 

2006:  “Daniel E. Walker, No More No More: Slavery and Cultural Resistance in Havana and New Orleans. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004,” in American Historical Review Vol. 111 No. 3 (2006), 797-798.

2003:  “Carandiru” in The American Historical Review Vol.  108, Issue 5, 1 (2003), 1575–1576.

2002:  “Madame Satã (2002), Cidade de Deus (2002), and Önibus 174 (2002),” American Historical Review Vol. 107 No. 5 (December 2002), 1684-1685.

2001:  “Michael Hanchard, ed., Racial Politics in Contemporary Brazil,” in Luso-Brazilian Review Vol. 38, No. 1 (Summer 2001), 137-139.

Hans Staden and How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman” in The American Historical Review Vol. 106, No. 2. (2001), 695-697.

“Eva Paulino Bueno, O Artista do Povo: Mazzaropi e Jeca Tatu no cinema do Brasil.Maringá: Editora da Universidade Estadual de Maringá, 1999” in Corners (2000) [A now defunct internet magazine].

2000:  “Buena Vista Social Club and “Lágrimas Negras” in The American Historical Review Vol. 105, No. 2. (Apr., 2000), 657-659.

“Luis Martínez-Fernández’s Fighting Slavery in the Caribbean: The Life and Times of a British Family in Nineteenth Century Havana” in The American Historical Review Vol. 105 No. 2, 1(2000), 582–583.

1999:  “Guerra de Canudos and Passion and War in the Backlands of Canudos,” American Historical Review Vol. 104, Issue 5 (1999), 1807–1809.     

“Race Relations in Post Abolition Latin America: Two New Perspectives,” Radical History Review (Fall 1999) No. 75, 121-130. 

“O. Nigel Bolland, Struggles for Freedom: Essays on Slavery, Colonialism, and Culture in the Caribbean and Central America,” Hispanic American Historical Review Vol 79, No. 1 (Winter 1999), 110-112.              

“Towards a New Cuba? Legacies of a Revolution edited by Miguel Angel Centeno and Mauricio Font,” Journal of Third World Studies Vol. 16 No. 1 (1999), 275.

“Central Station” The American Historical Review Vol. 104 No. 2. (1999), 692-693.

1998:  “Robert Levine, The Brazilian Photographs of Genevieve Naylor, 1940-1942,” The Americas Vol. 55 No. 1 (1998), 155-157.

O QuatrilhoFour Days in September, and Foreign Land,” American Historical Review, Vol. 103 No. 2. (1998), 632-634.

1997:  “Carlota Joaquina Princessa do Brasil,” American Historical Review Vol. 102, No. 3 (Spring 1997), 937-938.

“Michael Hanchard, Orpheus and Power:  The Movimento Negro of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil, 1945-1988,” Third World Quarterly (Fall 1997).

1996:  “Carmen Miranda:  Bananas is My Business,” American Historical Review Vol. 101, No. 4 (1996), 1162-1164.

1995:  “The Cuban Revolution:  Origins, Course and Legacy,” Journal of Third World Studies (Fall 1995).