Thomas Whigham has worked as a Fulbright scholar in Argentina and Paraguay, and was the recipient of the LeConte Memorial Research award for 1996. His published books include The Politics of River Trade: Tradition and Development in the Upper Plata, 1780-1870 (Albuquerque: UNM Press, 1991), La yerba mate del Paraguay (Asuncion: CPES, 1991), and El Paraguay bajo el Dr. Francia. Ensayos sobre la sociedad patrimonial (Asuncion: ''El Lector,'' 1996) (with Jerry W. Cooney). His book The Paraguayan War, Causes and Early Conduct (Lincoln and London: U of Nebraska Press, 2002), the first volume of a comprehensive study of the 1864-1870 conflict, was a CHOICE 2003 Outstanding Academic Title.
History at Work
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Summer Program in Public History
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History service projects
History students volunteered for service projects this year cleaning and restoring the grounds at local historic African American cemeteries.
History Alum James C. Thompson, Fulbright Scholar
Fulbrighter James C.Thompson (UGA '17) is on his way to Freiburg, Germany.
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