We are pleased to announce that The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography has received Honourable Mention for the American Library Association's Dartmouth Medal.
The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography
Published by OUP and edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Franklin Knight, this six volume, 2,000 entry, 3,000 page reference work, covers the lives and legacies of notable figures of African descent who have influenced the history of Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Alongside the African American National Biography and Dictionary of African Biography, The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography is the third in a series of reference works focusing on the history of people of Afro-descent. Combined, the three publications include records of more than 10,000 lives and form an ongoing research and publishing project.
Discover this book for yourself by reading the preface - now freely available for a limited time.