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The Future of Andean History

Following are the comments I’ve prepared for the CLAH Andean Studies Roundtable, “The Future of the Andean Past.” I’m going to be posting these comments at the Roundtable blog this week, but I thought I’d put them up here first.

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Posted in Conference Reports, Latin American History, Research and Writing, Teaching, Uncategorized

Quito á la Condamine

I’ve been derelict on the blog the last few months. This semester has been my first as a full time commuter, flying most weeks back and forth between the South and the Southwest. I also taught an overload, banking a

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Posted in Latin American History, Processes, Research and Writing, Uncategorized

Are we certain Charles II had no heirs?

This past week in response to a lecture on the War of Spanish Succession and the Bourbon Reforms, some students in my History of the Early Andes class made a compelling argument against the prevailing belief that Charles II was

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Quito 1809: In Defense of King, Religion, and Patria pt. II

The first week of rule was obviously a busy one for Quito’s Supreme Junta. In addition to deposing the Audiencia and its president, the junta initiated attempts to gain support both in the city and in the region traditionally ruled

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Posted in Latin American History

the hiatus ends

I have been derelict in my blog duties this summer– really since my last week in Quito. I started a long post on spending a day in Quito’s Centro, and how much has changed since the last time I was

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Posted in Latin American History, Processes, Research and Writing

a (short) week in the archive

Totals for the archive this week: Total pics = 4,512 Total manuscript pages = probably @8,400+ Criminales boxes processed = 31 Years covered = 1757-1764, 1775-1782 The Archivo Nacional has produced a number of guides for various series of the

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Posted in Apps for Research, Digital History, Latin American History, Processes, Research and Writing

project next

Good morning from Quito, Ecuador. After what was a largely uneventful flight and a first night of altitude-induced difficult sleep, I’m sitting in my room at the Casa Foch awakened early by the sun. Largely uneventful, but not completely uneventful

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