Samuel N. Harper Professor

of History, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College


Acting Director (2018–19), Katz Center for Mexican Studies
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies
Affiliated Faculty, Katz Center for Mexican Studies
Profesor Asociado, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City


PhD 1993 Stanford University


Mailing Address

The University of Chicago
Department of History
1126 E. 59th Street, Mailbox 49
Chicago, IL 60637

Social Science Research Building, room 506 – Office
(773) 702-3708 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

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Essays and Books

Latin America: The Allure and Power of an IdeaChicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Maldita lenguaMadrid: La Huerta Grande, 2016.

"I Speak of the City": Mexico City, 1880–1930Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

  • Gordon J. Laing Award, The University of Chicago Press
  • Spiro Kostof Book Award, Society of Architectural Historians

Culturas y memoria: manual para ser historiador. Barcelona and Mexico City: Tusquets Editores, 2012.

Historia y Celebración, México y sus centenarios. Barcelona and Mexico City: Tusquets Editores, 2009; 2010, new edition published in Spain.

In collaboration with Aurora Gómez. El Porfiriato: Una propuesta y un balance. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2006.

El urbanista. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2004.

De cómo ignorar. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2000.

Argucias de la historia: Del Siglo XIX, América Latina y Cultura. Buenos Aires, Barcelona, and Mexico City: Ediciones Paidós, 1999.

Atilugio de la nación moderna. México en las exposiciones universales, 1880–1930. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1998.

Mexico at the World's Fairs: Crafting a Modern Nation. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.


News

—Publishes Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea (Chicago, 2017)

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Awarded 2015 Laing Prize by the University of Chicago Press
Considers Recent Chronicles of Mexico City for Public Books
Discusses Friedrich Katz and Jean Meyer in a December 2014 article, "Somos memoria," in Revista NEXOS
Discusses I Speak of the City. Mexico City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Chicago, 2012) with el Colegio de México [video, 10 minutes]