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April 8-10, 2022

Word of South 2022

Rachel A. May

Florida Non-Fiction
Gold Medal
La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence(University Press of Florida) edited by Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May 

Rachel A. May is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC) at the University of South Florida. Her previous work has concerned the history of political violence and social movements in Central America and the Southern Cone. She is currently working on a book about armed revolutionary movements in the Caribbean Basin.