Contributors
GEORGE REID ANDREWS
received his Ph. D.
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and
teaches at the University of Pittsburgh. The
author of The Afro-Argentines of Buenos Aires,
1800-1900, he is currently writing a book on
race relations in Sao Paulo, Brazil since the
abolition of slavery.
HEBE MARIA MATTOS DE CASTRO
is assistant
professor of history at Universidade Federal
Fluminense (Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil).
She received her M.A. degree from that uni-
versity in 1985, and is now working toward her
Ph. D. with a research project on the forma-
tion of the rural labor force in south central
Brazil after slavery. She is author of the book
Ao sul
da
historia: Lavradores pobres na crise
do trabalho escravo (Sao Paulo, 1987), and is
currently writing a book on relations between
peasantry and slavery in Brazil.
SEYMOUR DRESCHER
received his Ph. D. from
the University of Wisconsin in 1960. He is a
university professor at the University of Pitts-
burgh, and also is currently visiting professor at
City University of New York. He is the author
of several books, including Econocide: British
Slavery in the Era of Abolition and Capital-
ism and Antislavery: British Mobilization in
Comparative Perspective. He is currently work-
ing on Processes of Popular Mobilization in
Nineteenth-Century Europe.
ROBERT M. LEVINE
received his Ph.D. from
Princeton University in 1967. He is chairman
and professor of history at the University of Mi-
ami, Coral Gables. In addition to his continuing
work on Canudos, he is studying relations be-
tween social classes in republican Brazil as well
as the ways nineteenth- and early twentieth-
century photographers interpreted reality and
influenced the ways society came to see itself
This subject is treated in his original Videotaped
documentary, "Imagenes de Reinos," and his
forthcoming monograph, Images of History.
REBECCA
J.
SCOTT
is associate professor of his-
tory at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
and author of Slave Emancipation in Cuba:
The Transition to Free Labor, 1860-1899. She
is currently working on a comparative study
of postemancipation society in sugar-producing
regions of Brazil, Cuba, and Louisiana, focus-
ing on the evolution of class relations in the
countryside and their links to patterns of politi-
cal mobilization. An essay of hers, "Comparing
Emancipations," appeared in the Spring 1987
issue of the Journal of Social History.
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