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Dr. Beattie gives keynote address

Professor Peter Beattie delivered a keynote address at the “Beyond the Battlefield: The Labor of Military service in Latin America and the Caribbean” conference at Duke University on April 1 and 2.  His address was titled “The Troop Trade: Reframing Soldiers as Workers by Way of a Brazilian Penal Colony, 1830-1898.” More information on the conference can be found at the LALHC website: http://clacs.aas.duke.edu/program//conferences/2011LALHC.php