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specialist in Mexican culture

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 of history, director L.Am. studies progra,, Vassar College, 1973-1978;assistant professor of history, director L.Am. studies progra,, University of Southern California, 1978-1986;specialist Mexican culture, Library. Congress, Hispanic division, since 1992. Visiting associate professor of history Howard U., 1988-1989, visiting assistant professor of history Catholic U., 1987-1991.

Chair Mexican studies committee Conference L.Am. History, 1989-1990.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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