Thomas Schoonover, CURRICULUM VITAE   [05/04]


Thomas Schoonover       History Department
172 Antigua Drive             University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA 70503          PO Box 4-2531
Lafayette, LA 70504-2531  Office: (337) 482-5416
Tel.: (337) 984-9705         Fax: (337) 482-6809

Birthdate: May 27, 1936, Place of Birth: Winona, Minnesota

1.   Education:
Winona High School,             1950-1954
Univ. of Minnesota,               1954-1960                     B.A., 1958
Louisiana State Univ.,           1960-1961                     M.A., 1961
Univ. of Heidelberg,              1965-1967
Univ. of Madrid,                    1967 (summer)
Univ. of Minnesota,               1961-1962, 1967-1970    Ph.D., 1970
Thesis: The Military Thought of Thomas Jackson and William Sherman.
Dissertation: Mexican-United States Relations, 1861-1867.

2. Language Schools:
Goethe Institut (Germany), June-July, 1965 (German Certificate)
Instituto Alvin (Spain), Sept.-Oct., 1965
Eurocenter for Language Study (Spain), Sept.-Oct., 1966 (Spanish Certificate)
Alliance Française (France), Aug., 1964, Aug., 1965, Aug., 1966, July-Aug., 1977.

3.   Language Proficiency:
Read and speak fluently: German and Spanish
Read well, speak some: French
Read well enough for research purposes: Portuguese, Dutch, and Italian.

4.   Teaching Experience:
Univ. of Minnesota, Graduate Gradership, 1958-1959;
Univ. of Minnesota, Teaching Assistant, History, 1959-1960;
Louisiana State Univ., Teaching Assistant, History, 1960-1961;
Univ. of Minnesota, Teaching Assistant, History, 1961-1962;
Univ. of Wisconsin (LaCrosse), Instructor of History, 1962-1963;
Univ. of Maryland (European Division), Lecturer of History, 1963-1967;
Univ. of SW Louisiana (changed to Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1999), Inst. of Hist., 1969-1970; Asst. Prof., 1970-1975; Assoc. Prof., 1975-1988; Prof., 1988-;
Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette, SLEMCO/Board of Regents Support Fund Professor in Liberal Arts, 1999-2002;
Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette, Sagrera/Board of Regents Support Fund Professor of History, 2002-2005;
Univ. of Bielefeld (Germany), Fulbright-Hays Senior Lecturer, 1981-1982;
Cornell University, visiting professor, summer 1990, 1997.

Courses taught:
lecture courses (frequency)
U.S. history survey, 1865/1877-present (regularly)
U.S. history survey, to 1865/1877 (occasionally)
U.S. history survey, since 1877, honors course (irregularly, last 1996)
World/Western/European civilization to 1500/1660 (not recently)
World/Western/European civilization since 1500/1660 (occasionally)
U.S. Foreign Relations since 1776   (regularly, last 2004)
U.S. Foreign Relations since 1912 (1990)
U.S.-Central American Relations (1985, 1986, 1989, 1990)
Civil War and Reconstruction (regularly 1962-1967)
U.S. in 20th Century World (not since 1967)
20th Century Europe (1962)
Modern U.S. history, 1929-present (1976)
Radicalism in the U.S. since 1865 (1978, 1988)
U.S. multinationals since the late 19th century (1981, 1989)
Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean (1997)
Latin America in the Modern Age (Cornell, summer school 1997; USL, 1998)
Sport and Leisure in the Industrial United States, 1850-c. 1960 (1999, 2001, 2003)
Modern America, 1877 to 1945 (1999)
Humanities 101 (2002, 2003)

seminars/reading courses:
graduate seminar in research and writing (1985-1988, 2002)
graduate reading course in U.S. history (1979, 1994, 1995, 2001, 2004)
readings course in women in U.S. history (1973)
selected topics in U.S. history (radicalism, political economy, racism, ethnocentricism, labor) (1982)
seminar in U.S. history (1974)
seminar in U.S. foreign relations (1981, 1998)
U.S., Germany, and France in the Caribbean and Central America, since 1800 (1982)

5.   Honors and Grants:
Joseph L. Merriam Freshman Scholarship, Univ. of Minnesota, 1954-1955;
Univ. of Minnesota Bookstore Scholarship, 1957-1958;
Chicago Civil War Round Table Fellowship, 1968-1969;
Univ. of Minnesota Graduate School Grant, 1968-1969;
McMillan Travel Grant, 1968-1969;
Univ. of SW Louisiana Foundation Grants, 1971, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983;
Younger Humanist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1972-1973;
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service) Grant, 1975, 1986 (declined), 1987;
nominated Fulbright Lectureship in Guatemala, 1978-79;
Organization of American States Fellowship, 1979 (declined);
American Philosophical Society Grant, summer 1979, summer 1980;
Southern Regional Educational Board Grant, summer 1980;
NEH Summer Seminar 1980 (Robin Winks, "Comparative Imperialism," Yale University);
Andrew Mellon Travel Award, Tulane Univ., 1980-1981, 1983, 1986;
nominated Fulbright Lectureship in Mexico, 1980-81;
Fulbright-Hays Lectureship, Univ. of Bielefeld, Germany, 1981-1982;
Univ. of SW Louisiana Distinguished Professor Award, 1981-1982;
Fritz Thyssen Stiftung Grant, 1982;
American Historical Association Albert J. Beveridge Research Grant, 1983, 1987;
Guide to American Foreign Relations since 1700 selected by Choice, 21 (May, 1984), p. 1242 as an Outstanding
Academic Book for 1984, also awarded place on the list of "Best Reference Books for 1983" by the American Library Association;
Fulbright supplementary award, Germany 1985-1986 (Universität Giessen) (declined);
nominated for Fulbright, Giessen, 1986-87 (declined);
NEH Summer Seminar 1986 (Ralph Lee Woodward, "Central America," Tulane);
USL Summer Faculty Grant, 1988, 1989;
USL Faculty Research Award, 1991;
Louis Martin Sears Lecture, Purdue University, March 1994;
Alfred B. Thomas Book Award from the South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies for best book in 1998;
member, Phi Kappa Phi, 1999 -

6.   Professional Service:
Area Editor, The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History, 1973-1985, 1988-1991.
Abstractor, Historical Abstracts, 1973-1989;
Abstractor, America: History and Life, 1975-1989;
Refereeing of manuscripts, Pacific Historical Review, 1976- ; Diplomatic History, 1979- ; Radical History Review,
1979- ; Social Science History, 1979- ; Journal of Forest History, 1989; International History Review, 1989- ;
Journal of Latin American Studies, 1992- ; Journal of American History, 1993- ; Hispanic American Historical Review, 1994- ;
South Eastern Latin Americanist, 1999- ; Journal of Latin American Studies, 2001- ;
Evaluating manuscripts: John Wiley, 1970; University Presses of Florida, 1978-1981; University of Nebraska
Press, 1988; University of Oklahoma Press, 1991; Scholarly Resources, 1993, 2000; The Johns Hopkins
University Press, 1993; Duke University Press, 1995; Texas A. and M. University Press, 1996; Harcourt Brace, 1997, 1999;
Diplomatic Steering Committee, Social Science History Association, 1977-1980;
Editorial Board , Diplomatic History, 1978-1981;
NEH-LaEH public panels on the Citizen and the U.S. Political System, 1973-74;
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Reviewer, 1978- ;
Stuart L. Bernath Book Award Committee (SHAFR), 1979-1982;
Regional Associate, Radical History Review, 1979-1982;
Judge, Phi Alpha Theta History Essay Contest (Alabama), 1979;
Organizational Secretary , Marxist Perspectives, 1980-1981;
Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), special committee of funding, 1980-1983;
German Fulbright Committee to select German students, Nov., 1981;
external, reviewer: Univ. of Minnesota (promotion to professor, 1979); Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (tenure,1980); Univ. of Minnesota (tenure and promotion to associate professor, 1986); Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst (tenure and promotion to associate professor, 1992); Trinity College (contract renewal, pre-tenure, 1993); University of South Florida (promotion to professor, 1998); University of Southern Mississippi (promotion to assoc. professor, 1998); Purdue University (promotion to full professor, 2002);
nominated for the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) council, not elected 1985-86;
Conference on Latin American History, Committee on Historical Statistics, 1989-1992;
secretary (1990-1991) and chairman (1991-1992) of the Caribe-Central American Committee of the Conference on Latin American History;
Southern Historical Assoc. program committee for 1993 convention in Orlando, FL, SECOLAS representative;
convenor and temporary chairperson, Committee on International Scholars of the Conference on Latin American History, 1992;
chair local arrangements and program committee for the South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies meeting, Lafayette, LA, 7-9 April 1994;
evaluation for the OAH annual prize for the best book in American History in a foreign language, 1995; evaluations for the OAH annual prize for the best article on American History in a foreign language, 1997, 1998;
lectured, led colloquia at the Instituto de Investigaciones José María Luis Mora, Mexico City, Nov. 20-26, 1995;
roundtable discussion on future of Carib-Central American Committee, AHA, Atlanta, 6 Jan. 1996;
member (1995-1997, chr. 1997-1998), Leavitt Sturgis Prize committee for SECOLAS;
member (1999-2002), council of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE);
chair local arrangements and program committee for the South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies meeting, Lafayette, LA, March 1999;
Member (1999-2001), A.B. Thomas Book Award Committee for the South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies;
named to Organization of American History Lectureship Program, fall 1999-;
member (2000-2004), David Thelen Prize Committee (OAH) for best article on U.S. history in a foreign language;
chair (2002, SHGAPE nominating committee, member (2000-2001);
president-elect of South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies, 2 March 2002, at Mobile AL meeting;
president of South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies, 7 March 2003, at Chapel Hill, NC meeting;
presided, South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies meeting, 4-6 March 2004, at Santo Domingo, DR;
LEH, Reading in Literature and Culture, Participants in World War II, 27 Jan-9 March 2004, Baldwin, LA.

7.   Professional Organizations:
Organization of American Historians (OAH), 1958 life-member;
American Historical Association (AHA), 1969 life-member;
American Association of University Professors, 1969-1991;
Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, 1969 life-member;
Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, 1970-2000;
Mid-Atlantic Radical Historical Organization, 1970-1991;
SE Conference on Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), 1973- present;
Southern Historical Association, 1974-1975;
Conference on Latin American History, 1974- present;
Latin American Studies Association, 1976-1979;
Social Science History Association, 1977-1980, 1985-1988;
Phi Alpha Theta, 1977-1990;
Southwestern Social Science Association, 1984-85;
Association of Third World Studies, 1987-1992;
World History Association, 1989-1993;
Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE), 1994- .

8.   Foreign Research:
99 months in Europe: England, West Germany, East Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, France, Spain, and Italy (1963-1967, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1981-1982, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001; 2002);
10 months in Mexico (1968-1969, 1970, 1971, 1972-1973, 1995);
12 months in Central America: Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica (1971, 1972, 1978, 1988, 1990, 1991).

9.   Local Service and Honors:
Univ. of SW Louisiana Chapter, AAUP, 1969- 1989;
NAACP, Lafayette Chapter, 1969-1978; 4th Vice President, 1971-1974;
ACLU, Lafayette Chapter, 1970-1975; President, 1972;
St. Paul's Lafayette Federal Credit Union, Board of Directors and bookkeeping, 1970-1995;
Parent-Teacher's Association, 1973-1981;
Univ. of SW Louisiana Faculty Senate, 1973-1975, 1978-1981, 1982-1989, 2000-2001;
Mayor's Distinguished Citizen Award (Lafayette), 1974;
"Friends" of Lafayette Public Library, 1979- 1995;
"Friends" of Louisiana Public Broadcasting, 1982- present;
radio interview, KPEL, 2 Dec. 1985, commemorating 162nd anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine;
Lafayette Youth Soccer Association, Coaching and Central Organization Committee, 1979-1981;
Louisiana Youth Soccer Association State Tournament, Coach of Lafayette U-14 team, 1980, 1981;
Northside High School soccer team, coaching assistant, 1983-1984;
Univ. of SW Louisiana Soccer Club, adviser, 1982-89, 1993-present; coach, 1983-84;
Cajun Soccer Club, coaching assistant, U-19 teams, 1983-85, 1988-1996: 1990-91 (second in State Open Tournament), 1991-92 (second in State Open Tournament); 1993-94 (State Open Tournament);
Acadiana High School soccer team, assistant coach, 1984-85 (undefeated parish champions), 1985-86 (undefeated parish champions; lost in 1st round of State Tournament); 1986-87 (parish champions; State Tournament semifinalist);
Lafayette High School soccer team, assistant coach, 1987-88 (parish co-champions; lost in first round of State Tournament); 1988-89 (4th in parish); 1989-90 (2nd in parish; State Tournament semifinalist); 1990-91 (parish champions; Pineville Tournament champions; State Tournament semifinalist); 1991-92 (parish co-champions; lost in second round of the state tournament); 1992-93 (parish champions; State Tournament quarterfinalist); 1993-94 (parish champions; State Tournament); 1994-1995 (parish champions; State Tournament Bi-District); 1995-1996 (parish 2nd place, State Tournament Semi-finalist);
Chairperson, "Campus Life Exhibit," Student Union, USL's Centennial Committee, 1997-2000;

10.   Publications:

a)   Books:

Dollars over Dominion: The Triumph of Liberalism in Mexican-United States Relations, 1861-1867 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978).
Reviews: Choice 15 (Dec. 1978):1429; History 7 (Nov.-Dec. 1978):29-30; Louisiana History 20 (Winter 1979):122-23; American Historical Review 84 (April 1979):560-61; Journal of Southern History 45 (May 1979):283-84; Journal of American History 66 (June 1979):167-68; Civil War History 30 (June 1979):185-87; The Americas 36 (July 1979):148-49; Latin America in Books 2 (Summer 1979):36; Hispanic American Historical Review 59 (Nov. 1979):742-43; Southern Studies 18 (Fall 1979):375-76; Journal of Historical Geography [London] 6 (April 1980):226-27; East Texas Historical Journal 18 (Fall 1980):75-76; Historische Zeitschrift 231 (Oct. 1980):486-87; Pacific Historical Review 49 (Nov. 1980):678-79; History [England] 65 (Nov. 1980):451-52; Verfassung und Recht in Übersee [Hamburg] 13:3 (1980):265-67; Historia Mexicana 31 (June 1982):642-46.

The Mexican Lobby: Matías Romero in Washington, 1861-1867 (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1986), with Ebba Schoonover.
Reviews: UPI Wireservice, Arts and Entertainment, Southern Book Reviews, 14 Sept. 1986; Choice 24 (Dec. 1986):677; Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (Spring 1987); Civil War Book Exchange (March-April 1987); Civil War History 33 (June 1987):187-88; Latin America in Books 10 (July 1987):24-25; Historia Mexicana 37:2 (Oct.-Dec. 1987):338-42; The International History Review 10 (Feb. 1988):146-48; The Americas 44 (April 1988):513-15; New Mexico Historical Review (April 1988) 63:2 (Apr. 1988):187-88; Pacific Historical Review 57 (May 1988):250-51; Hispanic American Historical Review 68 (Feb. 1988):150-51; Journal of Southern History 54 (May 1988):341-42; South Eastern Latin Americanist 32 (June 1988):35-36; American Historical Review 94:3 (June 1989):908-09; British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal and Spain No. 82 (April 1990):24, 30, 41; Latin American Research Review 27:1 (1992):205-17; Pacific Historical Review 62:2 (1993):244-45.

"Statistics for the Understanding of the Foreign Intrusion into Central America from the 1820s to 1930,"
with Ebba Schoonover [book-length manuscript published in Revista Anuario de Estudios Centroamericanos [Costa Rica], 1989/90 in three parts] part 1, 15:1 (1989):93-117; part 2, 16:1 (1990):135-56; part 3, 17:2 (1991):77-119.

A Mexican View of American in the 1860s: A Foreign Diplomat Describes the Civil War and Reconstruction (Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1991).
Reviews: Choice 29 (April 1992):1286; Civil War History 38 (Sept. 1992):256-57; Journal of American History 79:2 (Sept. 1992):669; Hispanic American Historical Review 72:3 (Aug. 1992):448-49; British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain 87 (Oct 1992) ;The Americas 49:3 (Jan. 1993):407-09; Journal of Southern History 59:2 (May 1993):373-74 ; Pacific Historical Review 62 (May 1993):244-45; Latin American Research Review 31:1 (1996): 244-258.

The United States in Central America, 1860-1911: Episodes in Social Imperialism and Imperial Rivalry in the World System (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1991).
Reviews: Bowling Green Daily News, 12 July 1992 : Choice 29 (July/Aug. 1992):1744; Bulletin of Latin American Research [London] 11:2 (1992):226-27; British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America, The Caribbean, Portugual and Spain 87 (Oct. 1992):37; International History Review 14:4 (Nov. 1992):803-806; Hispanic American Historical Review 72 (Nov. 1992):639-40; History (Fall 1992):11; Journal of Economic Literature  (Dec. 1992) ; American Historical Review 98 (Feb. 1993):271-72; Journal of American History 79 (March 1993):1616-17; Louisiana History 34:2 (1993):232-33; Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire 28 (April 1993):146-48; The Americas 49 (1993):561-562; Journal of Latin American Studies (1993):200-01; Ibero-Americana Pragensia 27 (1993):232-233; Pacific Historical Review 62 (May 1993):259-60; The Historian 55:2 (1993):400-1; South Eastern Latin Americanist 37:1 (Summer 1993):57-58; European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 54 (June 1993):131-32; Reviews in American History 21 (June 1993):267-72; Journal of Southern History 59:3 (Aug. 1993):552-53; Diplomatic History 17:4 (Fall 1993):621-26; Civil War History 39:4 (Dec. 1993):356-57; Historia y ciencias sociales: América Latina (1993):114-16; Historische Zeitschrift Bd. 258 (1994):521-22; Amerikastudien/American Studies: A Quarterly 43:2 (1998):354-56.

The Banana Men: American Mercenaries and Entrepreneurs in Central America, 1880-1930, jointly with Lester D. Langley (U. Georgia), (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1994).
Reviews: Academia (Dec. 1994) ; The Chronicle of Higher Education 3 Feb. 1995, p. A10; [internet] H-LatAm list, 16 May 1995; Choice 32:10 (June 1995) ; Reference and Research Book News (June 1995) ; Pacific Historical Review 65:1 (Feb. 96):164-65; Journal of American History 82:4 (March 1996):1590-91; The International History Review 18:2 (May 1996):420-21; Diplomatic History 20:3 (Summer 1996):483-489; Southern Historian (1996):144-45; Business History Review 70 (1996):126-28; Louisiana History (Summer 1996):350-51; International History Review 18:3 (Aug. 1996):680-81; American Academy of Political and Social Science (Sept. 1996):179-80; American Historical Review 101 (Dec. 1996):1636-37; Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies/RCELAC 22:44 (1997):190-91; The Americas 53:4 (April 1997):604-05; The Americas 55 (July 1998):175-76; Latin American Research Review 34:3 (1999):225-40; Mesoamérica 20 (Dec. 1999):185-88; Historical Geography     (2003):208-10;

Listings : SHAFR Newsletter 27:1 (March 1996): 57;

Germany in Central America: Competive Imperialism, 1821-1929 (University, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1998);
Reviews: Choice 36:1 (Sept. 1998): ; British Bulletin of Publications99 (Oct. 1998):26; Mesoamérica 36 (Diciembre 1998):712-15; The Americas 55:3 (Jan. 1999):521-22; American Historical Review 104:2 (April 1999):666-7; Military and Naval History Journal 9 (April 1999):85-86; Pacific Historical Review 68:2 (May 1999):330-2; European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (June 1999): 147-48; Revista Europea de estudios latinoamericanos y del caribe 66:14 (1999):317; International History Review 21:2 (1999):496-97; Signos históricos No. 2 (July-Dec. 1999):190-92; Hispanic American Historical Review 80:2 (2000):404-05; German Historical Institute London.   Bulletin 22:2 (Nov. 2000):48-53; South Eastern Latin Americanist 43:3 (Winter 2000):109-11; Secuencia 48 (Sept.-Dec. 2000):33-57; Journal of Latin American Studies 35(2003):416-17;

Listings: SHAFR Newsletter 29:1 (March 1998):43; Radical Historians Newsletter No. 79 (Dec. 1998):12; Journal of Economic History 61:2 (2001):541-52;

The French in Central America: Cultural and Commerce, 1820-1930 (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2000).
Reviews: Ibero-Americana Pragensia 34 (2000):      ; New Mexico Historical Review 76:3 (2001):328; American Historical Review 106 (Dec. 2001):1840-41; Mesoamérica 42 (Dec. 2001):332-35; The Americas 57:3 (2001):432-34; Hispanic American Historical Review 82:1 (2002):197-98; Latin American Research Review 38:2 (June 2003):167-79; Journal of Latin American Studies 35(2003):416-17;

Listings: Radical Historians Newsletter No. 82 (Jan. 2000):15;

Uncle Sam's War and the Origins of Globalization (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003).

Reviews: Publisher's Weekly (Sept. 2003):78; Military Heritage (April 2004):80;

b) Edited volumes:

Hemispheric Connections: The Gulf Caribbean and Beyond, vol. 34 (October 2002) [appeared in 2003], SECOLAS Annals. Statesboro, GA: Georgia Southern University, 2002.   Nancy Schumaker, editor; Thomas Schoonover, Peter G. Gushue, Yvonne Unnold, and Julie Greer Johnson, associate editors.

c) Chapters, Sections, Parts of Books:

"United States and Mexico, 1821-1861," with David Pletcher, Robert May and Gene Brack, chapter 9 in Richard Dean Burns, ed., Guide to American Foreign Relations since 1700 (Santa Barbara, CA.: ABC-Clio, 1982), pp. 237-61;

"The United States and Latin America, 1861-1919," with Roger R. Trask, chapter 15 in Richard Dean Burns, ed., Guide to American Foreign Relations since 1700 (Santa Barbara, CA.: ABC-Clio, 1982), pp. 401-28.
Reviews: Library Journal 108 (Feb. 1, 1983):196; Wilson Library Bulletin 57 (March 1983):607; RQ 22 (Spring 1983):305 ; Choice 20 (May 1983):1264; College and Research Libraries 44 (July 1983):263; Reference Services Review 11 (Fall 1983):74; Catholic Library World 55 (Feb. 1984):314; Journal of American History 70 (March 1984):222; History Today 34 (March 1984):50; American Libraries 15 (May 1984):301; Diplomatic History 8 (Summer 1984):273-85; Canadian Review of American Studies 15 (Summer 1984):221-27; Journal of American Studies 18 (Dec. 1984):472-75; American Reference Book Annual 15 (1984):239; Pacific Historical Review 54 (May 1985):228-29; Business History Review 59 (Summer 1985):314.

"Quantification and Louisiana Historians," in Light Townsend Cummins and Glen Jeansonne, eds., A Guide to the History of Louisiana (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982), pp. 115-23.
Reviews: Choice 20 (July-Aug. 1983):1576; Louisiana History 24 (Summer 1983):335-37; Journal of Southern History 49 (Aug. 1983):490; North Carolina Historical Review 60 (Oct. 1983):512; Georgia Historical Quarterly 67 (Fall 1983):420-21; Journal of American History 70 (March 1984):223.

"European Impact upon American Political Thought," Societies in Transition, 1982: Changing Role of Government (Hamburg, Germany: University of Hamburg, 1983), 46-55.

"Imperialism in Middle America: United States Competition with Britain, Germany and France in Middle America, 1820s-1920s," in Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, ed., Eagle Against Empire: American Opposition to European Imperialism, 1914-1982 (Aix-en-Provence, France: Université de Provence, 1983), 41-58.

Listing: American Historical Review 89 (Dec. 1984):1431.

"Honduran Archival Resources," with Kenneth V. Finney, chapter 19 in Kenneth J. Grieb, Ralph L. Woodward, Graeme S. Mount, and Thomas Mathews, eds., Research Guide to Central America and the Caribbean (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1985), 121-25;

"El Salvador," with Italo López Vallecillos and Ralph L. Woodward, chapter 21 in Kenneth J. Grieb, Ralph L. Woodward, Graeme S. Mount, and Thomas Mathews, eds., Research Guide to Central America and the Caribbean (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1985), pp. 123-30;

"Other Western European Depositories," in Kenneth J. Grieb, Ralph L. Woodward, Graeme S. Mount, and Thomas Mathews, eds., Research Guide to Central America and the Caribbean (Madison: University of Wisconsin 1985), pp. 184-93.
Reviews: Latin America in Books 9 (Jan. 1986):7-8; Choice 23 (Feb. 1986):853; History: Review of New Books 14 (March 1986):104; American Reference Book Annual 17 (1986):60; The Americas 43 (April 1987):502-04; South Eastern Latin Americanist 32 (June 1988):13-15; Mesoamérica 9:No. 15 (June 1988):215-19; Latin American Research Review 23 (Fall 1988):258-63.

"Metropole Rivalry in Central America, 1820s to 1929: An overview," in R. Lee Woodward, Jr., ed., Central America: Historical Perspective on the Contemporary Crisis (Westport, CT.: Greenwood Press, 1988), 21-46.
Reviews: Current History 87 (Dec. 1988):430; Choice 26 (March 1989):1228; South Eastern Latin Americanist 33 (June 1989):27-29; History: Review of New Books 17 (Summer 1989):160-61; Hispanic American Historical Review 70 (Feb. 1990):198-99; Latin American Research Review 25:3 (1990):214-20.

Listing: American Historical Review 94 (June 1989):920;

"El algodón mexicano y la guerra civil norteamericana," chapter 5 in La economia mexicana (siglos XIX-XX) compiled by Carlos Marichal Salinas (México: El Colegio de México, 1992), 86-109.
Review: Hispanic American Historical Review 74:2 (May 1994):356-57;

"Latin America," in James W. Cortada, ed., Spain in the Nineteenth Century World: Essays on Spanish Diplomacy,1789-1898 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994), 113-130.
Review: Choice 31 (Dec. 1993):571; Hispanic American Historical Review 75:3 (Aug. 1995):523-24; Hispania 79 (May 1996):235-36;

"Napoleon is Coming! Maximilian is Coming!: The International History of the Civil War in the Caribbean Basin," in Robert E. May, ed., The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim (W. Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1995):101-30.
Review: Georgia Historical Quarterly (Winter 1995):951-52; Civil War History 42:2 (June 1996):187-88; Illinois Historical Journal 89:2 (1996):121-22; Indiana Magazine of History (1996):186-87; Journal of Southern History (Summer 1996):590-91; History: Reviews of New Books 24 (Summer 1996):150-51; The Historian 59 (Fall 1996):149-50;

"Columbus, the Spanish-Cuban-American War, and Great Power Activity in the Caribbean and Asia," in Walther Bernecker, ed., 1898: su significado para Centroamerica y el Caribe. Cesura, Cambio, Continuidad? (Latein Amerika Studien/Latin American Studies 39) (Frankfurt: Vervuert, 1998):61-75.
Review: Diálogo Científico 6:2 (1997):105-07; Revista Complutense de Historia de América 24 (1998):304-8; Historia Latinoamericana en Europa 24 (June 1999):32-35; Revista de Indias 215 (1999):279-83; Anuario de Estudios Americanos 56:1 (1999):327-30; Notas 6:2 (1999):2-16;

d) Articles:

"John A. Kasson as an Opponent of the Lincoln Administration,” Annals of Iowa History 11 (Spring 1971):585-93;

"The Mexican Minister Describes the 'Swing Around the Circle',” Civil War History 19 (June 1973):149-61;

"El algodón mexicano y la guerra civil norteamericana,” Historia Mexicana 91 (Jan.-March 1974):483-506;

"Mexican Cotton and the American Civil War,” The Americas 30 (April 1974):429-47;

"Mexican Affairs and the Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson," East Tennessee Historical Society, Publications 46 (1974):76-93;

"Dollars over Dominion: Developing United States Economic Interests in Mexico, 1861-1867," Pacific Historical Review 45 (Feb. 1976):23-45;

"Costa Rican Trade and Navigation Ties with the United States, Germany, and Europe, 1840-1885," Jahrbuch für Geschichte von Staat, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Latein-Amerikas 14 (1977):269-309;

"Central American Trade and Navigation: 19th Century Data Sources,” Latin American Research Review 131 (1978):157-69;

"Black Colonization in Mexico and Central America during the Civil War: Foreign Relations and Imperialism,” Pacific Historical Review 49 (Nov. 1980):607-20;

"Prussia and the Protection of German Transit through Middle America and Trade with the Pacific Basin, 1848-1851,” Jahrbuch für Geschichte von Staat, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Lateinamerikas 22 (1985):393-422;

"German penetration of Central America, 1820s-1930,” Jahrbuch für Geschichte von Staat, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Lateinamerikas 25 (1988):33-59;

"A U.S. Dilemma: Economic Opportunity and Anti-Americanism in El Salvador, 1901-1911,” Pacific Historical Review 59 (Nov. 1989):403-28;

"France in Central America, 1820s to 1930: An Overview,” Revue française d'histoire d'outre mer 79 (1992):161-197;

"Los intereses europeos y estadounidenses en las relaciones entre México-Guatemala (1850-1930),” Secuencia 34 (Jan.-April 1996):7-30;

"Europe, the Spanish-American War, and Great Power Activity in the Caribbean and Asia,” SHAFR Newsletter 28:3 (Sept. 1997):1-27;

"Its Not What We Say, Its What We Do": The Study and Writing of U.S. Foreign Relations in the United States,” SHAFR Newsletter 31:2 (June 2000):11-37.

"No es lo que dicimos sino lo que hacemos. El estudio y la literatura de las relaciones exteriores norteamericanas en Estados Unidos,” Secuencia (Mexico City) 48 (Sept.-Dec. 2000):33-57;

e) Short Articles, Notes, Documents, and Review Essays:

"Manpower, North and South, in 1860,” Civil War History 6 (June 1960):170-73;

"Archivo Histórico Matías Romero,” The Americas 28 (April 1972):450-51;

"Confederate Diplomacy and the Texas-Mexican Border, 1861-1865,” East Texas Historical Journal 11 (Spring 1973):33-39;

"Intereses Británicos en Costa Rica cerca 1857,” Estudios Sociales Centroamericanos 6 (Sept.-Dec. 1973):152-54;

"Documents Concerning Lemuel Dale Evans' Plan to Keep Texas in the Union in 1861,” East Texas Historical Journal 12 (Spring 1974):35-38;

"Mexican-United States Relations in the Archivo Histórico de Matías Romero,” The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations [SHAFR] Newsletter 5 (June 1974):6-7;

"Archives and Research Possibilities in the History of Nineteenth Century Honduras,” The Americas 31 (July 1974):96-98;

"Material in Central American Archives on 19th Century Relations with the United States,” SHAFR Newsletter 5 (Dec. 1974):13-15;

"Primary Research Materials in El Salvador on the l9th Century,” The Americas 31 (Jan. 1975):360-62;

"European Primary Research Materials on 19th Century Relations with Central America,” The Americas 31 (April 1975):514-17;

Translated the "Résumé," pp. 503-06, for Jürgen Schneider, Handel und Unternehmer im französischen Brasiliengeschäft, 1815-1848, vol. 9. Forschung zur internationalen Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte (Köln:Böhlau, 1975);

"Quantification and Louisiana Historians: An Essay Review,” Louisiana History 17 (Spring 1976):210-14;

"How Have State Department Officials (or Diplomatic Historians) Behaved? A View from the Computer,” SHAFR Newsletter 7 (Sept. 1976):12-17;

"Foreign Relations and Bleeding Kansas in 1858,” The Kansas Historical Quarterly 42 (Winter 1976):345-52;

"Prussian Minister to the United States, Baron Schloezer, to Foreign Minister von Bülow,” Louisiana History 18 (Summer 1977):335-38;

"Anteprojecto de Thomas Corwin para un tratado comercial en 1861,” Historia Mexicana 112 (April-June 1979):156-69;

"Research in Foreign Relations in the German Democratic Republic,” SHAFR Newsletter 10 (June 1979):21-23;

"Seldom Used Sources of U.S.-French Relations Located in Paris,” SHAFR Newsletter 10 (Dec. 1979):8-9;

“Annotated Bibliography of German Language Dissertations and Habilitationsschriften on U.S. Foreign Relations Accepted between 1946-1981,” SHAFR Newsletter 13 (Dec. 1982):14-35 (part one); SHAFR Newsletter 14 (March 1983):15-18 (part two);

Translated, Jürgen Kocka, "Family and class formation: Intergenerational mobility and marriage patterns innineteenth-century Westphalian towns,” Journal of Social History 17 (Spring 1984):411-33;

"U.S.-Central American Relations, 1821-1985," course syllabus in John F. Bratzel and Leslie B. Rout, jr., eds., Latin American History (New York: Markus Wiener, 1985), 241-250;

"Archival materials on U.S. businesses in Central America before the 1930s depression,” SHAFR Newsletter 18:2 (June 1987):1-10;

"U.S.-Central American Relations, 1821-1985," course syllabus in John F. Bratzel, ed., Latin American History (2nd ed.; New York: Markus Wiener, 1988), 164-180;

"Annotated abstracts of German Language Dissertations and 'Habilitationsschriften' (accepted from 1881-1987) on US Foreign Relations,” SHAFR Newsletter 19 (Sept. 1988):5-19;

"Max Farrand's Memorandum on the U.S. role in Panama's Revolution in 1903,” Diplomatic History 12:4 (Fall 1988):501-06;

21 biographies for the Glenn A. Conrad, ed., A Dictionary of Louisiana Biography (2 vols.; New Orleans, LA: La. Historical Association and USL, 1988), "Seth Barton," "Arthur Bailly-Blanchard," "James Brown," "George W. Carter," "Auguste Genevieve Valentin Davezac (D'Avezac)," "Alexander Dimitry," "Francis Ernest Dumas," "James Biddle Eustis," "John Ewing," "John Walker Fearn," "William Henry Hunt," "Thomas Sambola Jones," "Alcee Louis LaBranche," "Thomas Courtland Manning," "Philip Hickey Morgan," "Balie Peyton," "John Robert Graham Pitkin," "William A. Seay," "John Slidell," "George Thomas Summerlin," and George McWillie Williamson," I:30, 45, 118, 155, 215-16, 246-47, 264-65, 290, 292, 297, 419, 447-48, 472, 546, 582, II: 647, 652-53, 726, 746-47, 775, 852-53;

"Documents: Bleeding Kansas and Spanish Cuba in 1857, A Postscript,” Kansas History 11 (Winter 1988/89):240-42, with Ebba Schoonover;

"La intervención europea y los vínculos entre los liberales de Centroamérica y México, 1864-1868,” Mesoamérica 19 (June 1990):101-113;

"The Guatemalan Foreign Ministry Archives at the Archivo General de Centro América,” SHAFR Newsletter 23 (June 1992):10-24;

"Central American Trade Statistics from Statistics on Foreign Intrustion in Central America, 1820-1930,” Latin American Economic History Newsletter 2 (Dec. 1992): 9-10;

"To End All Social Reform: A Progressive's Search for International Order," review of Thomas J. Knock, To End All Wars: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order, Reviews in American History 21 (Dec.1993):647-654;

"Mexico," "Monroe Doctrine," "Nicaragua," and "John T. Pickett," for Richard Current, ed., The Encyclopedia of the Confederacy (4 vols.; New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993) 3:1036-37, 1063, 1145, 1209-10;

"Bidlack Treaty," "Philippe Bunau-Varilla," "Dollar Diplomacy," "Greytown (San Juan del Norte)," "Hamburg-Amerika Line," "Hise-Selva Treaty," "Imperialism," "Minor Cooper Keith," "Kosmos Line," "Thomas C.Manning," "Pacific Mail Steam Navigation Company," and "Matías Romero," for the Encyclopedia of Latin American History (5 vols.; New York: Scribner's Sons, 1996) 1:343, 485-87, 2:390-91, 3:98, 171-72, 199, 243-47, 348, 353, 509, 4:260, 601-2;

"Bee-Lopez Agreement,” The New Handbook of Texas (6 vols.; Austin: Texas State Historical Association, l996) 1:463;

review essay: Linda Hall, Oil, Banks, and Politics: The United States and Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1917-1924, and Thomas F. O'Brien, The Revolutionary Mission: American Enterprise in Latin America, 1900-1945, Diplomatic History 22:2 (Spring 1998):285-93;

"Benjamin Edwards Green," "Minor Cooper Keith,""Francis Butler Loomis," "George Earl Maney," "William Lawrence Merry," "Thomas Henry Nelson," "Thomas Andrew Osborn," "John Hill Wheeler," "William Wheelwright, ” American National Biography (24 vols.; New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) 9:479-80;12:462-3; 13:904-5; 14:400-1; 15:369-70; 16:286-7, 790-1; 23:139-40, 154-5;

editor of H-Diplo Roundtable on David Pletcher's The Diplomacy of Trade and Investment: American Economic Expansion in the Hemisphere, 1865-1900 (Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1998) posted on the H-Diplo website, April 2001;

"'History is Just one Damn Thing after Another': The Life, Adventures, and Miraculous Escapades of a Wandering Historian," Passport: The Newsletter of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 35:1 (April 2004):13-18.

f) Book Reviews and Book Notes Published:

Trumbull Higgins, Korea and the Fall of MacArthur: A Precis in Limited War. Baton Rouge Sunday Advocate, Nov. 27, 1960;

Lord Ismay, The Memoirs of General Lord Ismay. Baton Rouge Sunday Advocate, Jan. 8, 1961;

Walter Lowenfels, Walt Whitman's Civil War. Baton Rouge Sunday Advocate, Feb. 19, 1961;

Stephen E. Ambrose, Upton and the Army. Civil War History 11 (Sept. 1965):313-14;

Luis Zorrilla and Josefina Vazquez, Historia de las relaciones entre México y los Estados Unidos de América, 1800-1958, 2 vols. The Americas 28 (Oct. 1971):234-35;

Alfred and Kathryn Hanna, Napoleon III and Mexico. The Americas 28 (April 1972):472-73;

Guadalupe Monroy, Archivo Histórico de Matías Romero, Correspondencia Recibida, 1872-1884, Vol. II. Pacific Historical Review 41 (May 1972):251-52;

Robert E. Quirk, Mexico. East Texas Historical Journal 10 (Fall 1972):145-46;

Arnold Blumberg, The Diplomacy of the Mexican Empire, 1863-1867. The Americas 30 (Oct. 1973):280-81;

Jorge Mario García Laguardia, La Reforma liberal en Guatemala: Vida política y orden constitucional. The Americas 30 (Jan. 1974):416-17;

Rafael Leiva Vivas, Los Tratados internacionales de Honduras; Paul Woodbridge, Los Contratos Webster-Mora y las implicaciones sobre Costa Rica y Nicaragua; Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Centenario del Fallecimiento de Don Antonio José de Irisarri. The Americas 30 (April 1974):551-52;

Salvatore Prisco, John Barrett, Progressive Era Diplomat: A Study of a Commercial Expansionist, 1887-1920. The Americas 30 (April 1974):539;

The Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies, Proceedings. The Americas 30 (April 1974):536;

Héctor Pérez Brignoli, Mario Felipe Martínez Castillo, Mario Argueta, Maria de los Angeles de Carias, and Laura Cristina Galvez, De la Sociedad colonial a la crisis de los años 30. The Americas 30 (April 1974):538;

Miguel Angel Gallardo, Papeles históricos, Vol. 3. Hispanic American Historical Review 54 (May 1974):357;

Robert Conrad, The Destruction of Brazilian Slavery, 1850-1888. Journal of Southern History 40 (May 1974):311-12;

Führer durch die Quellen zur Geschichte Lateinamerikas in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. The Americas 31 (July 1974):102;

Hendrik Dane, Die wirtschaftlichen Beziehungen Deutschlands zu Mexiko und Mittelamerika im 19. Jahrhundert. The Americas 31 (July 1974):119-20;

Ronnie C. Tyler, Santiago Vidaurri and the Southern Confederacy. East Texas Historical Journal 12 (Fall1974):82;

Kenneth J. Hagan, American Gunboat Diplomacy and the Old Navy, 1877-1889. The Americas 31 (Oct.1974):213;

Annals of the Southeastern Conference on Latin American Studies, Vol. 5 (1974). The Americas 31 (Oct. 1974):214;

Ernest N. Paolino, The Foundations of the American Empire: William Henry Seward and U.S. Foreign Policy. The Americas 31 (Oct. 1974):215;

Bryan R. Roberts, Organizing Strangers: Poor Familias in Guatemala City. The Americas 31 (Oct. 1974):216;

Elaine K. Miller, ed., Mexican Folk Narrative from the Los Angeles Area. The Americas 31 (Jan. 1975):366;

Alastair White, El Salvador. The Americas 31 (Jan. 1975):366-67;

Robert J. Morgan, A Whig Embattled: The Presidency under John Tyler. Civil War History 21 (March 1975):80;

Mary A. Gardner, comp., The Press of Latin America: A Tentative and Selected Bibliography in Spanish and Portuguese, and Jerry W. Knudson, The Press and the Bolivian National Revolution. The Americas 31 (April 1975):518;

Alexis U. Floride and Annette E. Stiefbold, The Uncertain Alliance: The Catholic Church and Labor in Latin America. The Americas 31 (April 1975):518;

Robert E. May, The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861. The Americas 31 (April 1975):519;

Donald L. Herman, ed., The Communist Tide in Latin America: A Selected Treatment. The Americas 31 (April 1975):519;

Jorge Balan, Harley L. Browning, Elizabeth Jelin and Waltraud Feindt, Men in a Developing Society: Geographic and Social Mobility in Monterrey, Mexico. The Americas 31 (April 1975):521;

Robert Ryal Miller, Arms Across the Border: United States Aid to Juárez during the French Intervention in Mexico. The Americas 31 (April 1975):521-22;

Ivie E. Cadenhead, Jr., Benito Juárez. The Americas 31 (April 1975):522;

Abraham Hoffman, Unwanted Mexican Americans in the Great Depression. The Americas 31 (April 1975):522;

Drewey Wayne Gunn, comp., Mexico in American and British Letters: A Bibliography of Fiction and Travel Books Citing Original Editions. The Americas 31 (April 1975):522-23;

Anthony Bryan, The Politics of the Porfiriato: A Research Review. The Americas 31 (April 1975):523;

Julio Cotler and Richard R. Fagen, eds., Latin America and the United States: The Changing Political Realities. The Americas 31 (April 1975):525-26;

Renate Hauschild-Thiessen and Elfriede Bachman, comp., Führer durch die Quellen zur Geschichte Lateinamerikas in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Hispanic American Historical Review 55 (May 1975):327;

Leon Goure and Morris Rothenberg, Soviet Penetration of Latin America. Perspective 4 (July-Aug. 1975):161- 62;

James Willis Robb, Repertorio bibliográfico de Alfonso Reyes. The Americas 32 (July 1975):152;

Colin Harding and Christopher Roper, eds., Latin America Review 1 of Books. The Americas 32 (July 1975):152;

Richard A. Thompson, The Winds of Tomorrow: Social Change in a Maya Town. The Americas 32 (July 1975):163-64;

Arturo Castillo Flores, Historia de la moneda de Honduras. The Americas 32 (Oct. 1975):297;

Wilkins B. Winn, Pioneer Protestant Missionaries in Honduras. The Americas 32 (Oct. 1975):298;

Charles S. Sargent, The Spatial Evolution of Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1870-1930. The Americas 32 (Oct. 1975):298-99;

Jahrbuch für Amerikastudien: German Yearbook of American Studies, Vol. 18. The Americas 32 (Oct.1975):299;

Karl M. Schmitt, Mexico and the United States, 1821-1973: Conflict and Coexistence. East Texas Historical Journal 13 (Fall 1975):57-58;

The monograph series, Lateinamerikanische Forschungen. The Americas 32 (Jan. 1976):468-69;

Horst Pietschmann, Die Einführung des Intendantensystems in Neu-Spanien im Rahmen der allgemeinen Verwaltungsreform der spanischen Monarchie im 18. Jahrhundert. The Americas 32 (Jan. 1976):470;

Hans-Ulrich Wehler, Der Aufstieg des amerikanischen Imperialismus: Studien zur Entwicklung des Imperium Americanum, 1865-1900. The Americas 32 (Jan. 1976):470-71; and in Journal of American History 62 (March 1976):1011-12;

Gene M. Brack, Mexico Views Manifest Destiny, 1821-1846: An Essay of the Origins of the Mexican War. History 4 (April 1976):126;

Wolfgang Hirsch-Weber, Lateinamerika: Abhängigkeik und Selbstbestimmung. The Americas 32 (April 1976):627-28;

Julio Rodríguez Ayestas, Adolfo Zúniga: El Progreso democrático. The Americas 32 (April 1976):628;

Günter Moltmann, Atlantische Blockpolitik im 19. Jahrhundert. American Historical Review 81 (April 1976):360;

Hans-Jürgen Schröder, Deutschland und die Vereinigten Staaten 1933-1939. Wirtschaft und Politik in der Entwicklung des deutsch-amerikanischen Gegensatzes. Pacific Historical Review 45 (May 1976):299-300;

Milton O. Gustafson, ed., The National Archives and Foreign Relations Research. The Americas 33 (July 1976):158;

Stefan A. Halper and John R. Sterling, eds., Latin America: The Dynamics of Social Change. The Americas 33 (July 1976):159;

Heinz-Theo Niephaus, ed., Genuas Seehandel von 1745-1848: Die Entwicklung der Handelsbeziehungen zur Iberischen Halbinsel zu West- und Nordeuropa sowie den Überseegebieten. The Americas 33 (July 1976):161-62;

Lynn Darrell Bender, The Politics of Hostility: Castro's Revolution and United States Policy. The Americas 33 (July 1976):163;

Ernest A. Duff and John F. McCamant, Violence and Repression in Latin America: A Quantitative and Historical Analysis. History 4 (Aug. 1976):193;

Eugene Davis and Larman C. Wilson, eds., Latin American Foreign Policies: An Analysis. The Americas 33 (Oct. 1976):360;

Bella Josef, ed., Studies in Hispanic History and Literature. The Americas 33 (Oct. 1976):362;

Donald C. Hodges, The Latin American Revolution: Politics and Strategy from Apro-Marxism to Guevarism. The Americas 33 (Oct. 1976):363;

Adolf Wilhelm Ziegler, Das Verhältnis von Kirche und Staat in Amerika, 3. Band des Handbuches: Religion,Kirche und Staat in Geschichte und Gegenwart. The Catholic Historical Review (Jan. 1977):85-86;

Rene Marques, The Docile Puerto Rican. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):531;

Rolf Mühlmann, Die Reorganisation der spanischen Kriegsmarine im l8. Jahrhundert. The Americas 33 (Jan.1977):531;

Samuel Stone, La dinastía de los conquistadores: La crisis del poder en la Costa Rica contemporánea. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):532;

Abraham F. Lowenthal, ed., The Peruvian Experiment: Continuity and Change under Military Rule. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):533;

Enrique Campos Menéndez, A Generation of Destiny. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):533;

Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, Oil in the Economic Development of Venezuela. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):533;

Stefan de Vylder, Allende's Chile: The Political Economy of the Rise and Fall of the Unidad Popular. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):533-34;

Jürgen Schneider, Handel und Unternehmer im franzósischen Brasiliengeschaft, 1815-1848: Versuch einer quantitativen Strukturanalyse, and Jürgen Brockstedt, Die Schiffahrts- und Handelsbeziehungen Schleswig Holsteins nach Lateinamerika, 1815-1848. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):534-35;

Burton I. Kaufman, Efficiency and Expansion: Foreign Trade Organization in the Wilson Administration, 1913-1921. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):535;

F. Parkinson, Latin America, the Cold War & the World Powers, 1945-1973. The Americas 33 (Jan. 1977):536;

Thomas L. Karnes, The Failure of Union: Central America, 1824-1975. The Americas 33 (April 1977):669;

Franklin Tugwell, The Politics of Oil in Venezuela. The Americas 33 (April 1977):670;

José de Onis, ed., The Hispanic Contribution to the State of Colorado. The Americas 33 (April 1977):671-72;

Lewis A. Tambs, ed., United States Policy Toward Latin America: Antecedents and Alternatives. The Americas 33 (April 1977):673;

Ralph Lee Woodward, Central America: A Nation Divided. Louisiana History 18 (Spring 1977):247-48;

Franz A. von Sauer, The Alienated "Loyal" Opposition. Journal of Latin American Studies 9 (May 1977):175-76;

Susanne Jonas and David Tobis, Guatemala: Una historia inmediata. South East Latin Americanist 21 (June 1977):16-17;

Seymour B. Liebman, Exploring the Latin American Mind. The Americas 34 (July 1977):134;

Lester D. Langley, Struggle for the American Mediterranean: United States-European Rivalry in the Gulf-Caribbean, 1776-1904. East Texas Historical Journal 15 (Fall 1977):56-57;

Mario Rodríguez, La Revolución americana de 1776 y el mundo hispánico: Ensayos y documentos. The Americas 34 (Oct. 1977):292;

Hans-Ulrich Wehler, ed., 200 Jahre amerikanische Revolution und moderne Revolutionsforschung. The Journal of American History 64 (Dec. 1977):769-70;

William A. Williams, America Confronts a Revolutionary World: 1776-1976. The Americas 34 (Jan. 1978):426-27;

Seymour V. Connor and Jimmy M. Skaggs, Broadcloth and Britches: The Santa Fe Trade. Journal of Southern History 44 (Feb. 1978):116-17;

Harold F. Peterson, Diplomat of the Americas: A Biography of William I. Buchanan (1852-1909). American Historical Review 83 (April 1978):540-41;

Goran Rystad, Ambiguous Imperialism: American Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics at the Turn of the Century. Pacific Historical Review 47 (May 1978):315-16;

William A. Williams, America Confronts a Revolutionary World: 1776-1976. Louisiana History 19 (Summer 1978):361-62;

Norman B. Ferris, Desperate Diplomacy: William H. Seward's Foreign Policy 1861. Pacific Historical Review 47 (Aug. 1978):480-81;

Ciro F. S. Cardoso and Héctor Pérez Brignoli, Centro América y la economía occidental (1520-1930). The Americas 35 (Oct. 1978):257-58;

Gilbert C. Din, ed., Louisiana in 1776: A Memoria of Francisco Bouligny. The Americas 35 (Oct. 1978):258-59;

Kenneth E. Sharpe, Peasant Politics: Struggle in a Dominican Village. The Americas 35 (Oct. 1978):261-62;

R. S. Mallon and J. V. Sourromille, Economic Policymaking in a Conflict Society: The Argentine Case. The Americas 35 (Oct. 1978):263;

John M. Hart, Anarchism and the Mexican Working Class, 1860-1931. History 7 (Nov.-Dec. 1978):30;

Andres Guerrero, La Hacienda precapitalista y la clase terrateniente en América Latina y su inserción en el modo de producción capitalista: el caso ecuatoriano. The Americas 35 (April 1979):594;

William S. Coker, ed., The Military Presence on the Gulf Coast. The Americas 35 (April 1979):597;

Manfred Knapp, Werner Link, Hans-Jürgen Schröder, and Klaus Schwalbe, Die USA und Deutschland, 1918-1975. Journal of American History 66 (Sept. 1979):446-47;

Charles H. Brown, Agents of Manifest Destiny: The Lives and Times of the Filibusters. American Historical Review 86 (Dec. 1980):1262-63;

Joseph Smith, Anglo-American Diplomacy Toward Latin America, 1865-1896. Pacific Historical Review 50 (May 1981):277-78;

Andres Guerrero, Los Oligarcas del cacao. The Americas 38 (July 1981):128;

Enrique Cortes, Relaciones entre México y Japón durante el porfiriato. The Americas 38 (July 1981):145;

Olinda Celestino and Albert Meyers, Las cofradías en el Perú: Región Central. The Americas 38 (April 1982):524;

Jürgen Schneider, Frankreich und die Unabhängigkeit Spanisch-Amerikas: zum französischen Handel mit den entstehenden Nationalstaaten (1810-1850). The Americas 38 (April 1982):524-25;

Donathan C. Olliff, Reforma Mexico and the United States: A Search for Alternatives to Annexation, 1854-1861. Journal of American History 69 (June 1982):168;

W. Dirk Raat, Revoltosos: Mexico's Rebels in the United States, 1903-1923. American Historical Review 87 (June 1982):875;

Gérard Pierre-Charles, El Caribe contemporáneo. South Eastern Latin Americanist 26 (March 1983):39-40;

Francisco E. Balderrama, In Defense of La Raza: The Los Angeles Mexican Consulate and the Mexican Community, 1929-1936. American Historical Review 88 (June 1983):774;

Antonio Jorge, Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, and Rene P. Higonnet, eds., Foreign Debt and Latin American Economic Development. The Business History Review 57 (Summer 1983):302-03;

Norbert Finzsch, Die Goldgräber Kaliforniens: Arbeitsbedingungen, Lebensstandard und politisches System um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Pacific Historical Review 53 (Feb. 1984):88-89;

Josefina Z. Vázquez and Lorenzo Meyer, México frente a Estados Unidos: un ensayo histórico, 1776-1980. Pacific Historical Review 53 (Nov. 1984):524-25;

Farnsworth and McKenny, U .S.-Panama Relations, 1903-1978. South Eastern Latin Americanist 28 (Dec.1984):47;

Gilbert M. Joseph, Revolution from Without: Yucatan, Mexico, and the United States, 1880-1924. Pacific Historical Review 54 (Feb. 1985):108-9;

James W. Daddysman, The Matamoros Trade. East Texas Historical Journal 23 (1985):66;

Hans-Ulrich Wehler, Grundzüge der amerikanischen Aussenpolitik. I: 1750-1900, Von den englischen Küstenkolonien zur amerikanischen Weltmacht. Journal of American History 73:1 (June 1986):181;

Noam Chomsky, Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for Peace. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):54;

Warren Dean, ed., Diplomatic Claims: Latin American Historians View the United States. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):27;

H. Michael Erisman, ed., The Caribbean Challenge: U.S. Policy in a Volatile Region. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):56-57;

Margaret Daly Hayes, Latin America and the U.S. National Interest: A Basis for U.S. Foreign Policy. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):58;

Gilbert M. Joseph, ed., Rediscovering the Past at Mexico's Periphery: Essays on the History of Modern Yucatán. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):30;

Harold Molineu, U.S. Policy Toward Latin America: From Regionalism to Globalism. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):60;

Michael Novak and Michael P. Jackson, eds., Latin America: Dependency or Interdependence? Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):16-17;

William Perry and Peter Wehner, eds., The Latin American Policies of U.S. Allies: Balancing Global Interests and Regional Concerns. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):61;

James F. Petras, Latin America: Bankers, Generals, and the Struggle for Social Justice. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):17;

Carl Stone, Power in the Caribbean Basin: A Comparative Study in Political Economy. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):18;

Robert Wesson and Heraldo Muñoz, eds., Latin American Views of U.S. Policy. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):65-66;

Howard J. Wiarda, In Search of Policy: The United States and Latin America. Latin America in Books 9 (July 1986):66;

Lawrence E. Harrison, Underdevelopment is a State of Mind: The Latin American Case. Latin America in Books 10 (Jan. 1987):11;

Charles A. Weeks, The Juárez Myth in Mexico. The Americas 44 (Oct. 1987):245-46;

Francis D. Wormuth and Edwin B. Firmage, To Chain the Dog of War: The War Power of Congress in History and Law. Journal of Southern History 54 (May 1988):322-23;

Ragnhild Fiebig-von Hase, Lateinamerika als Konfliktherd der deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen 1890-1903. International History Review 10 (Aug. 1988):479-81;

Phillip Darby, Three Faces of Imperialism--British and American Approaches to Asia and Africa, 1870-1970. The International Journal of African Historical Studies 21:3 (1988):546-47;

Beat Bumbacher, Die USA und Nasser. American Historical Review 93 (Dec. 1988):549-50;

Kevin J. Middlebook and Carlos Rico, The United States and Latin America in the 1980s. Journal of Third World Studies 5 (Fall 1988):290-293;

Peter Nunnenkamp, The International Debt Crisis of the Third World: Causes and Consequences for the World Economy. Southeast Latin Americanist 32 (March 1989):13-14;

John D. Martz, ed., United States Policy In Latin America: A Quarter Century of Crisis and Challenge, 1961-1986. History 17 (Spring 1989):112;

Stephen G. Rabe, Eisenhower and Latin America: The Foreign Policy of Anticommunism. The Historian 51 (May 1989):525-26;

Barbara Potthurst, Die Mosquitoküste in Spannungsfeld. Britischer und Spanischer Politik 1502-1831. Hispanic American Historical Review 69 (May 1989):346-47;

Oscar J. Martínez, Troublesome Border. International History Review 11 (Nov. 1989):736-37;

Thomas Leonard, The United States and Central America, 1944-1949. Mesoamérica 19 (June 1990) 181-84;

Alfred M. Bingham, Portrait of an Explorer: Hiram Bingham, Discoverer of Manchu Picchu. History 19:1 (Fall 1990):42-43;

Robert A. Pastor and Jorge G. Castañeda, Limits to Friendship: The United States and Mexico. Journal of American History 77:3 (Dec. 1990):1018-19;

Richard Griswold del Castillo, The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidaglo. The Historian 53 (1991):589-90;

Richard H. Collin, Theodore Roosevelt's Caribbean: The Panama Canal, the Monroe Doctrine, and the Latin American Context, and James M. Skinner, France and Panama: The Unknown Years, 1894-1908. The International History Review 13:3 (Aug. 1991):591-94;

Gerald K. Haines, The Americanization of Brazil: A Study of U.S. Cold War Diplomacy in the Third World, 1945-1954. South Eastern Latin Americanist 35 (Sept. 1991):32-33;

John J. Johnson, A Hemisphere Apart: The Foundations of United States Policy toward Latin America. The Historian 54 (Autumn 1991):160-61;

Alex Roberto Hybel, How Leaders Reason: U.S. Intervention in the Caribbean Basin and Latin America, Michael L. Krenn, U.S. Policy toward Economic Nationalism in Latin America, J. Valerie Fifer, United States Perceptions of Latin America 1850-1930: A 'New West' South of Capricorn? International History Review 14 (Feb 1992):139-43;

Thomas Leonard, Central America and the United States. The Historian 55 (Autumn 1992):763-64;

T. Ray Shurbutt, ed., United States-Latin American Relations, 1800-1850: The Formative Generations. The Americas 49:3 (Jan. 1993):405-07;

Stephen J. Randall, Columbia and the United States. The Historian 55:2 (Winter 1993):398-99;

Gabriele Müller, Stefan Spies, Holger Sülberg, and Mirjam Zimmer, Pátzcuaro, Romantik und Kommerzialität. Hispanic American Historical Review 73:2 (May 1993):338-39;

Louis A. Perez, jr., Cuba and the United States: Ties of Singular Intimacy, The Americas 50:1 (July 1993):130-31;

Rollins Denis, Vichy et la France libre au Mexique: guerre, cultures et propagande pendant la deuxième guerre mondiale. Hispanic American Historical Review 73:4 (Nov. 1993):726-27;

Helen Delpar, The Enormous Vogue of Things Mexican: Cultural Relations between the United States and Mexico, 1920-1935. Louisiana History 35:2 (Spring 1994):228-30;

Elizabeth A. Cobbs, The Rich Neighbor Policy: Rockefeller and Kaiser in Brazil, and Michael L. Conniff, Panama and the United States: The Forced Alliance. International History Review 16:1 (1994):191-195;

W. Dirk Raat, Mexico and the United States: Ambivalent Vistas. Journal of American History 81:1 (1994):230-31;

Peter H. Smith, ed., The Challenge of Integration: Europe and the Americas. Hispanic American Historical Review 75:2 (1995):318-19;

Brenda Gayle Plummer, Haiti and the United States: The Psychological Moment. American Historical Review 100 (Feb. 1995):262-63;

John H. Coatsworth, Central America and the United States: The Clients and the Colossus. American Historical Review 100:5 (Dec. 1995):1536-37;

Eugene H. Berwanger, The British Foreign Service and the American Civil War. Indiana Magazine of History (Dec. 1995):446-47;

Mark T. Berger, Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and U.S. Hegemony in the Americas, 1898-1990 for H-LATAM [history of Latin America] on the internet, 1996;

Denise Artaud, Les états-Unis et Leur Arrière-Cour: La Défense de la Troisième Frontière. American Historical Review 102:1 (Feb. 1997):223-24;

Judith Ewell, Venezuela and the United States: From Monroe's Hemisphere to Petroleum's Empire. International History Review 19:2 (May 1997):390-91;

Akira Iriye, Cultural Internationalism and World Order. Political Science Quarterly 112:4 (Winter 1997-98):695-96;

Deborah Yashar, Demanding Democracy: Reform and Reaction in Costa Rica and Guatemala, 1870s to 1950s. Journal of Interdisciplinary History 29:1 (Summer 1998):155-56;

Rinke, Stefan, 'Der letzte freie Kontinent': Deutsche Lateinamerikapolitik im Zeichen transnationaler Beziehungen, 1918-1933. South Eastern Latin Americanist 43:1-2 (Summer/Fall 1999):128-30;

Mitchell, Nancy, The Danger of Dreams: German and American Imperialism in Latin America. The Journal of Military History 64:2 (April 2000):554-5;

Tucker, Richard P., Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World. American Historical Review 106 (Dec. 2001):1840-41;

Shenin, David, ed., Beyond the Ideal: Pan Americanism in Inter-American Affairs. Journal of American History 88:4 (March 2002 ):1572-73;

John Mason Hart, Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War. International History Review 25:1 (Winter 2003):157-59;

Robert E. May, Manifest Destiny's Underworld: Filibustering in Antebellum America. Journal of Southern History 69:4 (Nov. 2003):894-96;

Harris, Charles H., III, and Louis R. Sadler. The Archaeologist Was a Spy: Sylvanus G. Morley and the Office of Naval Intelligence. The American Historical Review 109 (April 2004):547-48;

John Seelye, War Games: Richard Harding Davis and the New Imperialism. Journal of American History 91 (June 2004):90;

g) Invited Lectures and Talks:

"Central American Trade with Europe in the 19th Century," Hauptseminar, Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, June 30, 1977;

"Wirtschaftliche, militärische und kulturelle Interessen Deutschlands in Mittelamerika (1820-1920)," Lateinamerika Kolloquium, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, June 7, 1978;

"Prussia and Central America, 1848-1859," Colloquium on 19th and 20th century history, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, February, 1982;

"Die Vereinigten Staaten in Mittelamerika im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert," Drittwelt-Haus, Bielefeld, Germany, mid-February, 1982;

"Imperialismus in Mittelamerika, 19. und 20. Jahrhundert," Latein-Amerika Colloquium, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, June, 1982;

"European Impact upon American Political Thought," at 4th Societies in Transition conference, 25-25 June 1982, Hamburg, Germany;

"The Lyrical Left" for the USL English honorary society, Oct. 1987;

"The United States in Central America, 1820s-1930: An Overview," Latein Amerikanisches Colloquium, Universität Hamburg, 28 June 1988;

"United States Relations with Central America, 1820s-1930," Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Preussischer Kulturbesitz and the Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, 29 June 1988;

"U.S. Policy in Central America from Monroe to Reagan" USL Academic Discussion Group, 22 March 1989, Lafayette, LA.;

"The World Economic Crisis, Racism, and U.S. Relations with Central America, 1893-1910," Ibero-Amerikanischen Institut, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, June 21, 1989;

"U.S. Rivalry with Germany and France in Central America, 1820s to 1920s," John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, 19 June 1989;

"Napoleon is Coming! Maximilian is Coming! All Europe is Coming!: The International History of the Civil War in the Caribbean Basin," Louis Martin Sears Lecture, Purdue University, March 2, 1994;

"U.S.-Haitian Relations, 1791 to the mid-20th Century," public lecture, USL, 28 Sept. 1994;

"The United States and European Interests in Mexican-Guatemalan Relations from the 1850s to 1930," lecture at the Instituto de Investigaciones José María Luis Mora, Mexico City, Nov. 22, 1995;

"Columbus, the Spanish-American War, and Great Power Activity in the Caribbean and Asia," St. Antony's College, Oxford, Eng., 3 June 1997;

"Columbus and the Spanish-American War," at the conference "1898: The Epoch Year," Erlangen-Nürnberg Universität, Germ., 26 June 1997;

"Europe, the Spanish-American War, and Great Power Activity in the Caribbean and Asia," "Crucible of Empire" Conference, Eisenhower Center, Univ. of New Orleans, 14 Feb. 1998;

"'Without Country or Religion': John Quincy Adams Opposes Thoughtless History and Nationalism," Phi Kappa Phi initiation, USL, 26 March 1998;

"A World History of the War of 1898," lecture at the Anglo-Amerikanische und Ibero-Amerikanische Institutes, Universität Köln, 2 July, 1998;

"Dependency and Development Theory in the United States," Latin Amer. Kolloquium, Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg, 8 July 1999;

"On German-U.S. competition 1890 to 1930," seminar talk at Eichstätt Universität, Eichstätt, Germany, 15 July 1999;

"Germans in Central America, 1820s to 1930," lecture at Eichstätt Universität, Eichstätt, Germany, 15 July 1999;

"Christopher Columbus, Technology, and the Rise of Mao Zedong: The War of 1898--America's First Asian War," Conversations with the Past, Lafayette, LA, 29 September 1999;

"'Its Not What We Say, Its What We Do': The Study and Writing of U.S. Foreign Relations in the United States," opening talk at the conference: "México-EU: hacía una nueva historia diplómatica," Instituto José María Luís Mora, Mexico City, 4 Oct. 1999;

commentator for session, "Los factores internos en el diseño de la política exterior," at the conference: "México-EU: hacía una nueva historia diplómatica," Instituto José María Luís Mora, Mexico City, 6 Oct. 1999;

"Columbus, Technology, and the Rise of Mao Zedong: The War of 1898--America's First Asian War," Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, 5 July 2000;

"Napoleon is Coming! Maximilian is Coming!: The International History of the Civil War in the Caribbean Basin," Modern European Colloquium, Bayreuth Universität, 19 July 2000;

"What Use is World System's Theory?" talk at Texas Christian University, Ralph Lee Woodward's seminar, 3 Oct 2000,

"'History is Just one Damn Thing after Another': The Life, Adventures, and Miraculous Escapades of a Wandering Historian," address to ULL Phi Alpha Theta meeting, April 2001;

"'History is Just one Damn Thing after Another': The Life, Adventures, and Miraculous Escapades of a Wandering Historian," Phi Alpha Theta luncheon address at Louisiana History Association conference, New Iberia, LA, March 2002;

“Finding German Abwehr Agent Heinz August Lüning, 1942 and 2002,” at the conference “Latin America: Relationships with North America and Europe” organized by the German Historical Institute and the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies, 10-14 April 2002;

“A German Spy and a British Novelist: Heinz August Lüning, Graham Greene's Man in Havana,” talk prepared for Graduate History Society of the University of Iowa, 16 April 2004;”

h) Papers Read, Commenting, and Chairing at Conferences:

"Mexican Cotton and the American Civil War," Missouri Valley Historical Convention on March 10, 1972;

"Black Colonization as an Expansionist Policy of the Lincoln Administration," American Historical Association Convention on December 28, 1972;

"Mexican Affairs and the Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson," Organization of American Historians Convention on April 13, 1973;

"Pre-Porfiriato United States Economic Penetration into Mexico," Missouri Valley Historical Convention on March 7, 1974;

"Preliminary Report on a Projected Study, Entitled: Central American Commerce and Maritime Activity in Relation to the Great Power Struggle of the 19th Century: A Quantitative Approach," 41 Congreso Internacional de Americanistas, Mexico City, September 2, 1974;

Commentator at session, "Confrontation at the 1934 Central American Conference: Two National Perspectives," Southern Historical Association Convention, November 15, 1975;

Panelist in session, "Quantitative Methods and Foreign Relations: A Panel Discussion," Organization of American Historians Convention on April 7, 1976;

"Costa Rican-United States Trade Relations, 1840-1885: A Preliminary Report," the Pacific Coast Branch/AHA Convention, San Diego, CA, on August 17, 1976;

"Confederate Diplomacy with Mexico," Southern Historical Association Convention on November 13, 1976;

Participant in roundtable, "Quantitative Approaches to Diplomatic History," 3rd Annual Social Science History Association Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, November 3-5, 1978;

Commentator at session, "Personal Diplomacy and the Resolution of Revolutionary Strife: The Role of U.S. Diplomats in Central America during the 1920s," Southern Historical Association Convention, St. Louis, November 9, 1978;

"Background to the 'Open Door': Central American Experience with the Structure and Ideology of the United States," Pacific Coast Historical Convention, Honolulu, August 10, 1979;

Commentator, "Anti-Imperialism Between the World Wars. The Response to United States Intervention in Nicaragua," American Historical Association Convention, New York City, December 28, 1979;

"German Interests in Central America in the 19th Century," Southeast Conference on Latin American Studies, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 17, 1981;

"Imperialism in Middle America: United States Competition with Britain, Germany, and France in Middle America, 1820s-1920s," submitted to the European Association of American Studies Conference, Paris, March-April, 1982;

commentator, "Vietnam and Contemporary U.S. Foreign Relations," Regional Phi Alpha Theta convention, Lafayette, La., April 5-7, 1984;

Panelist, "Central America: Historical Perspectives of Contemporary Crisis," Southwestern Social Science convention, Houston, TX, March 20-23, 1985;

"Competitive Imperialism in Central America," Pacific Historical Association - Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations meeting, Stanford, CA, June 25-28, 1985;

"Foreign Commerce: l9th century Liberalism's promise of prosperity," Southern Historical Association convention, Houston, TX, 14 November l985;

"French presence in Central America, 1820s-1930s," South East Conference on Latin America convention, Mérida, México, April 1-5, 1987;

"The United States in Central America, 1820s-1930s: An Overview," Southern Historical Convention, New Orleans, 12 Nov. 1987;

"The United States in Central America from Monroe to Reagan," 46th International Congress of Americanists, Amsterdam, 6 July 1988;

"The World Economic Crisis, Racism, and U.S. Relations with Central America, 1893-1910," Southern Conference on Afro-American Studies, 24 Feb. 1989, Baton Rouge, LA.;

"Postbellum Southern Expansionism: George McWillie Williamson and the Incorporation of Central America into the North American Metropole," Louisiana Historical Association, 17 March 1989, Baton Rouge, LA.;

"Central Americans Past and Present: A Network of Scholars and a Historical Biographical Guide to Central Americans, " presented at the AHA/CLAH meeting, Dec. 1990, New York;

"European Involvement in Central America: the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries," presented at SECOLAS, 1 March 1991, Jacksonville, FL;

"German Empire--German Imperialism: Manifestations in Central America, 1823-1929," paper for the 47th International Congress of Americanists, 8 July 1991, New Orleans;

"'It's not what we say, its what we do': The Study and Writing of U.S. International Relations History in the United States," paper for the conference "Rethinking the Cold War: A Conference in Honor of William Appleman Williams," at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 19 October 1991;

chair roundtable, "Lessons of the Perilous Frontier: Exploring the Effects of Inter-Societal Contact on Social Change," Social Science Historical Association convention, New Orleans, 2 Nov. 1991;

"Louisiana Blacks, Racism, and U.S. Relations with Central America, 1893 to 1910," Louisiana Historical Convention, Lafayette, LA, 13 March 1992;

comments at session, "Arms Development and Policy," 23 Sept. 1994, Inter-american Relations Conference, Univ. of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL;

chair and commentator, panel on "Transnational Economic Intergration" for SECOLAS, 9-11 March 1995, Chapel Hill, NC;

chair and panel member, "U.S. Foreign Relations: Methodology, Historiography, and Theories for the Classroom, a Panel Discussion," PCB of AHA, Maui Hawaii, 4-7 August 1995;

chair, panel "Immigrant Communities in South America," 61st SHA meeting, New Orleans, Nov. 1995;

panel member, "Fate of Caribbean-Central American Committee of CLAH," AHA meeting, Atlanta, 5-8 January 1996;

chair/commentator, "Davids against Goliath: Latin American and African Manipulations of U.S. Policy Objectives," CLAH/AHA meeting, 3 Jan. 1997, NYC;

panelist, "Prized Possession--the United States and the Panama Canal: A Critique," 3 Jan. 1997, CLAH/AHA meeting, 3 Jan. 1997;

chair/commentator, "Politics, Foreigners, and Defense in Central America," SECOLAS conference, San Jose, CR, 28 Feb. 1997;

panelist, "The Past, Present, and Future of the Study of Latin American History: Roundtable Discussion," SHA meeting, Atlanta, 7 November 1997;

plenary panel with Robt. Beisner (Amer. Univ.), Walter LaFeber (Cornell); Kristin Hoganson (Harvard); Joseph Fry (U. Nevada/Las Vegas), for the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, College Park, MD, 20 June 1998;

"1898 in Asia: U.S. Expansion and Competitive Imperialism," Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, Maui, Hawaii, 9 Aug. 1998;

"The War of 1898: The United States Fulfills Columbus's Dream," conference on "Revisiting the Birth of Our Century: The Meaning of 1898," Tulane/Univ. New Orleans, 30 Oct. 1998;

Roundtable Discussion: "1898: The Significance of the Year on Inter-American Relations," with Jürgen Buchenau, and Charles Stansifer, 3rd Bi-Annual Conference on Inter-American Relations, Arizona St. U., 11 Feb. 1999;

"The War of 1898 in the Caribbean and Pacific: A Global Perspective of the Spanish-American War," PCB/AHA, 7 Aug. 1999;

co-chair panel, "The U.S. and Central America in the Post-Cold War," AHA Conference, Chicago, 6 Jan 2000;

chair and comment, panel at SHAFR meeting, "Caribbean Dissents: Anti-Americanism around the 'American Lake'," Toronto, Can., 24 June 2000;

"What Is and of What Use is World System's Theory," A Neville Penrose Lecture, Texas Christian University, 3 Oct. 2000;

commentator, "Latin America and the United States in the Twentieth Century," at the Southern Historical Association, Louisville, KY, Nov. 2000 (in absensia);

chair and commentator, "Creating Identities in the Americas: Symbolic Narratives of the North and South in Comparative Perspective," at Boston, 6 Jan. 2001;

chair/commentator, session "Continuidad y cambio en la historia diplomática: la relación México-Estados Unidos" at the SECOLAS meeting, Veracruz, MX., 2 March 2001;

Chair and commentator, session "Europe and the Americas" at the SECOLAS meeting, Veracruz, MX, 3 March 2001;

"Europe and the Americas" at the SECOLAS meeting, Veracruz, MX, 3 March 2001;

chair , "Mexico and the United States in the Circum-Caribbean," SHA New Orleans, 19 Nov. 2001;

participant at session, "Ralph Lee Woodward as Teacher and Scholar: An Ongoing Adventure," SHA, New Orleans, 17 Nov. 2001;

chair, session entitled: "Mexico and the Gulf-Caribbean in the 19 th Century,” at SECOLAS meeting, Mobile, AL, Friday, 1 March 2002;

chair, session entitled: “'Unlikely Revolutionaries': Wallenstein, Schiller, and the Ladies of Hamburg,” Consortium on Revolutionary Europe meeting, Lafayette, LA, 21 February 2003;

chair, session entitled: “Words of Exclusion: Language and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba and Mexico,” SECOLAS meeting, Chapel Hill, NC, 7 March 2003;

i) Books, Articles, and Papers Accepted:

"Uncle Sam's War of 1898 and Globalization," Historically Speaking 5:5 (June 2004): ;

“A German Spy and a British Novelist: Heinz August Lüning, Graham Greene's Man in Havana,” talk prepared for ULL History Dept., fall 2004;”

j) Research and Writing Projects in Progress:

"Competitive Imperialism: The United States Challenges the World in Middle America, 1821-1929," 875 page manuscript in draft stage;

"A German Spy and a British Novelist: Heinz August Luning, Graham Greene's Man in Havana," 180 page book mss;

"U.S. Foreign Relations in the Age of Industrialization, 1850 to 1921," book-length manuscript in 70-page outline;

"U.S. Relations with Latin America: International History of a Region," a book project in the planning stage;

"U.S. Foreign Relations: A World Systems Approach to International History," book-length project in planning;

k) Cited in reference works:

Directory of American Scholars, vol. 1 (10th ed.; New York: R. R. Bowler, 2001): ;

National Directory of Latin Americanists, edited by Inge Maria Harman (3rd ed.; Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1985):760;

Contemporary Authors (Detroit, MI: Gale Research Corporation, 1987):325-26;

Who's Who in the South and Southwest (23rd ed.; Chicago: A.N. Marquis, 1993):722.