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Dr. Andrew Sluyter

Associate Professor
Geography and Anthropology
Louisiana State University
227 Howe-Russel Building
70808 Baton Rouge

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Expertise & Interests

PAGES interests        LandCover6k
Topics        Human impacts & interactions
Timescales        Holocene
Regions        North America, South America
Archives        Documentary records
Sector        Academia / Education
Discipline        Historian



A. Sluyter. 2012. Black Ranching Frontiers: African Cattle Herders of the Atlantic World, 1500–1900. New Haven: Yale University Press (xii and 308 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 2002. Colonialism and Landscape: Postcolonial Theory and Applications. New York: Rowman & Littlefield (xi and 267 pp.).

Richard Hunter and A. Sluyter. 2015. Sixteenth-Century Soil Carbon Sequestration Rates Based on Mexican Land-Grant Documents. The Holocene 25: 880-85 (6 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 2015. How Africans and Their Descendants Participated in Establishing Open-Range Cattle Ranching in the Americas. Environment and History 21: 77-101 (25 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 2012. The Role of Blacks in Establishing Cattle Ranching in Louisiana in the Eighteenth Century. Agricultural History 86, no. 2: 41-67 (27 pp.).

Richard Hunter and A. Sluyter. 2011. How Incipient Colonies Create Territory: The Textual Surveys of New Spain, 1520s-1620s. Journal of Historical Geography 37: 288-99 (12 pp.).

Amy E. Potter and A. Sluyter. 2010. Renegotiating Barbuda’s Commons: Recent Changes in Barbudan Open-Range Cattle Herding. Journal of Cultural Geography 27: 129-50 (22 pp.).

A. Sluyter and Gabriela Dominguez. 2006. Early Maize (Zea mays L.) Cultivation in Mexico: Dating Sedimentary Pollen Records and its Implications. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103: 1147-51 (5 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 2001. Colonialism and Landscape in the Americas: Material/Conceptual Transformations and Continuing Consequences. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 91: 410-28 (19 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 1998. From Archive to Map to Pastoral Landscape: A Spatial Perspective on the Livestock Ecology of Sixteenth-Century New Spain. Environmental History 3: 508-28 (21 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 1997. Landscape Change and Livestock in Sixteenth-Century New Spain: The Archival Data Base. Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers Yearbook, 1997 23: 27-39 (13 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 1997. Regional, Holocene Records of the Human Dimension of Global Change: Sea-Level and Land-Use Change in Prehistoric Mexico. Global and Planetary Change 14: 127-46 (20 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 1996. The Ecological Origins and Consequences of Cattle Ranching in Sixteenth-Century New Spain. The Geographical Review 86: 161-77 (17 pp.).

A. Sluyter. 1994. Intensive Wetland Agriculture in Mesoamerica: Space, Time, and Form. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 84: 557-84 (28 pp.).

A. Sluyter and A. H. Siemens. 1992. Vestiges of Prehispanic, Sloping-Field Terraces on the Piedmont of Central Veracruz, Mexico. Latin American Antiquity 3: 148-60 (13 pp.).