Samuel N. Harper Professor

of History, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College


On Research Leave, Autumn 2017 & Winter 2018

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


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]