The New England Council on Latin American Studies (Neclas)

Joseph T. Criscenti, Howard J. Wiarda
1979 Latin American Research Review  
Although the history of Latin American studies in New England is long and luminous, from Prescott to Haring, Morison, and numerous more recent lights, the nucleus for the organization of the New England Council was not formed until 1969. The organization of NECLAS was related both to the mushrooming growth of Latin American studies at New England colleges and universities and nationwide during the 1960s, and to the emergence of the larger private and state universities in the region as
more » ... y new and major centers of research and teaching on Latin American affairs.
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