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Barbara Appell Tenenbaum

Barbara Appell Tenenbaum, specialist in Mexican culture. Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1991-1992; recipient Waldo G. Leland prize American History Society, 1997, Outstanding Service award Conference Latin America History, 1997. Board advisors History House; literature advisory board GALA Hispanic Theater, Washington; executive board National Hispanic Quincentennial Commission, Washington, vice president, 1989-1993.

Background

  • Tenenbaum, Barbara Appell was born on June 9, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Eugene and Rose Appell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Brandeis University, 1968. Master of Arts, HArvard University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, HArvard University, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant professor history, director Latin America studies progra, Vassar College, 1973-1978, University South Carolina, 1978-1986. Specialist Mexican culture Library. Congress, Hispanic division, since 1992.

      Visiting associate professor history Howard University, 1988-1989, visiting assistant professor history Catholic University, 1987-1991. Chair Mexican studies committee Conference Latin America History, 1989-1990.

    Works

    • Author: México en la época de los agiotistas, 1821-1857, 1985, The Politics of Penury: Debts and Taxes in Mexico, 1821-1856, 1986. Co-editor: (with Vincent Peloso) Liberals, Politics and Power: State Formation in Nineteenth Century Latin America, 1996. Contributing editor: Handbook of Latin American Studies, since 1988.

      Editor-in-chief Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, 5 vols., 1996. Assistant editor The Americas, since 1987.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board advisors History House. Literature advisory board GALA Hispanic Theater, Washington. Executive board National Hispanic Quincentennial Commission, Washington, vice president, 1989-1993.

    Connections

    • Married Heinz Heinemann, April 23, 1995.
    • father: Eugene Appell
    • mother: Rose Appell
    • spouse: Heinz Heinemann
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    Born June 9, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Brandeis University
    • 1969
      Harvard University
    • 1973
      Harvard University
    • 1973 - 1978
      Assistant, Latin America studies progra
    • 1973 - 1978
      director, Latin America studies progra
    • 1978 - 1986
      Assistant, Latin America studies progra
    • 1978 - 1986
      director, Latin America studies progra
    • 1992
      specialist, Mexican culture Library Congress