Cynthia Radding

Cynthia Radding is the Gussenhoven Distinguished Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her scholarship at the intersection of ethnohistory and environmental history in the borderlands of Spanish and Portuguese America emphasizes the role of Indigenous peoples in shaping their landscapes, producing colonial societies, and defending their worlds. Radding’s publications include Landscapes of Power and Identity: Comparative Histories in the Sonoran Desert and the Forests of Amazonia from Colony to Republic and numerous edited volumes, chapters, and articles.
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Bountiful Deserts

Bountiful Deserts

Sustaining Indigenous Worlds in Northern New Spain

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