MaryAnn Mahony

Professor

History

Contact Information

Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall 2160300

Phone: 860-832-0119

Email: mahonym@ccsu.edu

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Selected Publications:

  • Color, Class and Cacao:  Social Mobility in a Brazilian Agricultural Region, 1850-1920, book manuscript in preparation for submission to Duke University Press at the invitation of the editor.
  • The Crossroads of Freedom, translated and with a preface by Mary Ann Mahony.  Translation of Walter Fraga Filho, Encruzilhadas da Liberdade.  Editora UNICAMP, 2006 under contract with Duke University Press.
  • Em Busca de Mejigã:  Uma conversa entre a história documentada e história oral in Ruy Povoas, org. Mejiga e o context da escravidão, EDUSC, 2010.
  • “Getting Here” Fósforo: Special Alumni Issue, College of the Holy Cross, Spring 2010.
  • “Creativity Under Constraint: Enslaved Afro-Brazilian Families in Brazil’s Area, 1870-1890,” Journal of Social History, 41, (3), (Spring 2008): 633-666.
  • From Slaves to Sergipanos: Gender, Labour and Family in Brazil=s Cacao Area, 1872-1920" in Enrico del Lago and Constantina Katsari, eds., From Captivity to Freedom (University of Leicester Press), 71-92.
  • Walter Fraga Filho, “The Abolition of Slavery and Plans for Freedom in Late Nineteenth-Century Brazil,” (originally Abolição da escravidão e projetos de liberdade no Brasil, final do Século XIX), trans.  in Enrico del Lago and Constantina Katsari, eds.,From Captivity to Freedom  (University of Leicester Press, 2008), 147-166.
  • “Um Passado para justificar o presente:  Memória Coletiva, Representação Histórica e dominação política na região cacaueira da Bahia,” Revista Especiarie. 10 no. 18 (jul-dez 2007): 737-793,  Universidade Estadoal da Santa Cruz, (Portuguese edition, revised and expanded, of “A Past to Do Justice to the Present: Historical Representation, Collective Memory and Elite Rule in Twentieth-Century Southern Bahia, Brazil” (Universidade Estadual da Santa Cruz, fall 2008).
  • “The Local and the Global:  Internal and External Factors in the Development of Brazil’s Cacao Sector,” in Steven Topik, Carlos Marichal, and Zephyr Frank, eds. “From Silver to Cocaine:  Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500-2000,” (Durham:  Duke University Press, 2006), 174-203.
  • “‘Instrumentos necesarios:’ Escravidão e posse de escravos no sul da Bahia no século dezenove” Afro-Ásia, 25-26, (2001): 95-139.
  • “A Past to Do Justice to the Present: Historical Representation, Collective Memory and Elite Rule in Twentieth-Century Southern Bahia, Brazil,” in Gilbert Joseph, eds., Reestablishing the Political in Latin American History: A View from the North(Duke University Press, 2001). 
  • “Afro-Brazilians, Land Reform, and the Question of Social Mobility in Southern Bahia, 1880-1920,”  Luso-Brazilian Review34, no. 2 (Winter 1997): 59-79 reprinted in Kraay, Hendrik, ed.,The Politics and Culture of Afro-Bahia: 1790s-1970s (New York:  M.E. Sharpe, January 1998), 90-116.