Guest Post | Dare to Compare: Attempting Comparative Transnational and Borderlands History

This post, from Dr Brenden Rensink, was originally published on the Borderlands History Blog, 21 February 2012, and on Dr Rensink’s own blog, July 30 2013. Reposted with kind permission.

I will just come out and say it – I want more borderlands historians to engage in comparative work, to integrate U.S.-Mexican, U.S.-Canadian and countless other transnational histories into new groundbreaking scholarship.  Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. Continue reading