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HISTORY - James E. Sanders - Democracy in Las Americas, additional journal article


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book cover of The Vanguard of the Atlantic World, by Jamie Sanders
The most recent book by James
E. Sanders is: 'The Vanguard
of the Atlantic World: Creating Modernity, Nation, and
Democracy in Nineteenth-
Century Latin America.'

James E. Sanders, professor of history / Latin America Studies

Democracy in Las Américas
Journal article: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, fall 2017
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The Dispute of the Old Revolutionary Utopias and Conrad's Nostromo: Disparaging and Forgetting Democratic Innovation in Late Nineteen-century Mexico and Columbia
Journal articles: The Latin Americanists, summer 2017

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Professor Sanders, who has taught in USU's History Department since 2003, recently traveled to Bogota, Columbia, to present a keynote address and attend a book launch for the Spanish translation of his first book, Contentious Republicans: Popular Politics, Race, and Class in Nineteenth-Century Colombia (Duke University Press, 2004). His most recent book is The Vanguard of the Atlantic World: Creating Modernity, Nation, and Democracy in Nineteenth-Century Latin America (Duke University Press, 2014).

Dr. Sanders teaches such subjects as Latin America, slavery and abolition, social movements and historical theory. In research, his interests are Latin America, the Atlantic World, 19th-century nation and state formation, Democracy and Republicanism, popular politics and race.

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