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James Almeida
 
Basic Information
Affiliation
Harvard University
Title
Doctoral Candidate
Address
Department of History, Robinson Hall

35 Quincy Street

Cambridge, MA  
02138
USA


Additional Information
About My Work
I study the history of colonial Potosí (modern Bolivia), home to the world's largest silver mine, and (briefly) the largest population in the western hemisphere. My chief interest is in social organization and how concepts of race and slavery were inflected by the silver economy.
Citations
Dissertation in progress, titled "Minting Slavery: Labor and Race in Potosí, 1570-1800"
Professional Associations
Latin American Studies Association