Kavin Dayanandan Paulraj received his Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of Pittsburgh's department of History, for his dissertation "Jamaica Brasileira: The Politics of Reggae in São Luís, Brazil, 1968-2010." He has been affiliated with Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies for the past ten years. His current interests include environmental history, ethnomusicology, comparative race/caste/ethnicity, and the history of marijuana.
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Part One of this series examines how marijuana arrived in the Western Hemisphere, who cultivated it locally, and why. Part Two looks at prohibitionist 20th...