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Carlos Aguirre

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5905
  • Office: 333 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022, Wed, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Website: Website


Curriculum vitae (external URL)

I'm a social historian especializing in the history of modern Peru and Latin America. I have written extensively on the history of slavery and abolition, crime and punishment, political imprisonment, intellectuals, print culture, and archives. I am currently working on two book projects, one on Intellectuals and Military Nationalism in Peru (1968-1975) and the other one on Latin American intellectuals and the Cuban revolution from 1959 to 1976. My recent publications include Alberto Flores Galindo. Utopía, historia y revolución (La Siniestra ensayos, 2020, co-authored with Charles Walker), Donde se amansan los guapos: las cárceles de Lima, 1850-1935 (Lima: Universidad del Pacífico, 2019), and Bibliotecas y cultura letrada en América Latina, co-edited with Ricardo Salvatore (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2018).


Recent books and edited volumes

Carlos Aguirre and Charles Walker, Alberto Flores Galindo. Utopía, historia y revolución (Lima: La Siniestra ensayos, 2020)