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Edgardo Perez Morales

Edgardo Pérez Morales

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow of Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Office Address: 

King Juan Carlos I of Spain, Room 309

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Latin America & the Caribbean, Slavery, Emancipation, Revolution, Privateering, Environmental History

Books
El gran diablo hecho barco. Corsarios, esclavos y revolución en Cartagena y el Gran Caribe. 1791-1817 (Bucaramanga: Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2012).

Naturaleza, paisaje y sociedad en la experiencia viajera. Misioneros y naturalistas en América Andina durante el siglo XVIII (Quito: Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Corporación Editora Nacional, 2012).

Articles
“Vida material, religiosidad y sociedad colonial. Espacios, objetos y prácticas de consumo en el Colegio Jesuita de la ciudad de Antioquia. 1726-1767,” Historia Crítica No. 38 (2009): 70-95.
“Naturaleza, paisaje y memoria. Alturas y ciudades del Reino de Quito en la experiencia viajera del siglo XVIII,” Procesos. Revista Ecuatoriana de Historia No. 28 (2008): 5-27.

Bio

Edgardo Pérez Morales received his BA in History from Universidad Nacional de Colombia (2005), an MA in Cultural Studies from Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Quito, 2007), and a PhD in History from the University of Michigan (2013). His doctoral dissertation focused on “Itineraries of Freedom. Revolutionary Travels and Slave Emancipation in Colombia and the Greater Caribbean. 1789-1830.” Edgardo has conducted extensive archival research in Colombia, Ecuador, Cuba, Jamaica, Spain, France and the US, and his work has been published in Ecuador and Colombia. Edgardo likes to go camping and hiking, and is a big fan of Miguel de Cervantes, Joseph Conrad, Fernando Vallejo and Fernand Braudel.

Updated on 09/08/2015