We’re very excited to announce that The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography has recently published!

The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography (DCALAB) is a major biographical reference work covering the lives and legacies of notable Afro-descendants from the Caribbean and Latin America, men and women from all eras and walks of life. This groundbreaking resource provides unprecedented coverage of the region through the lives of its people. This monumental task would not have been possible without your work.

We value our relationships with our contributors, and all of us at Oxford look forward to working with you to ensure the continued success of your work. As an Oxford contributor, there are many things you can do to help maintain and build the profile of your set and grow sales long after publication.

Click here for the PDF package containing:

  • A 30% contributor discount and “friends and family” discount flyer to hand out and/or email to your contacts
  • A library referral form to recommend this collection for purchase by your institution’s library
  • Practical tips and advice on how you can help raise awareness of your work to other scholars working in the field

We are happy to offer contributors a 30% discount on the DCALAB. This is a great opportunity to purchase a copy for your personal library, office, friends, family, or colleagues. To take advantage of the 30% contributor discount please contact me, Alana Podolsky, directly with the quantity you wish to purchase along with your billing and shipping addresses. (Shipping charges will apply. See here for our policies.)

DCALAB will continue to grow as part of the Oxford African American Studies Center (www.oxfordaasc.com). Over the next few years, we expect to add several hundred articles, and to update the entries from the print version. If you are interested in contributing to this endeavor, we would love to work with you again. For more information, please contact the editors at dcalab@oup.com.

Thank you again for your contribution to The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, and congratulations on its publication!


Alana Podolsky
Assistant Marketing Manager for History | Oxford University Press
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