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Tamar Herzog

Faculty Associate & Past Study Group Chair

Biography

Tamar Herzog

Tamar Herzog is the Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs at the History Department, Harvard University. A legal historian of Europe and its overseas domains, her latest book is called Frontiers of Possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas. Herzog is also the author of Upholding Justice: State, Law and the Penal System in Quito (English edition, 2004; French translation 2001; Spanish original 1995), Defining Nations: Immigrants and Citizens in Early Modern Spain and Spanish America (English edition, 2003; Spanish translation 2006), Ritos de control, prácticas de negociación: Pesquisas, visitas y residencias y las relaciones entre Quito y Madrid (1650-1750), (English edition, 2000; French translation forthcoming) and Mediación, archivos y ejercicio: los escribanos de Quito (siglo XVII-XVIII) (1996).

Affiliations

  • Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs, Harvard University
  • Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Co-Chair, Study Group on the Transformation of Work in Contemporary Capitalism, CES, Harvard University
 
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