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Kindling for the fire: why Brazil’s lost research archives are irreplaceable

photo of National museum of Brazil on fire in 2018

Cassia Roth has a new article recently published at the Art Roth was recently at Brazil’s Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro in July for archival research and writes of the museum fire's impact and what the loss means to our historical record. You can read the entire article on-line.

Dr. Roth is an assistant professor of history and Latin American and Caribbean studies at the University of Georgia. A version of her experience was originally published on the blog Nursing Clio


Associate Professor in History & Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute

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