Johnson, Lyman L.

Professor Emeritus

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 Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 1974

Research interests:
Social History of Colonial Latin American, Economic History of Latin America.


  • The Problem of Order in Changing Societies, 1990.
  • Essays on the Price History of Eighteenth-Century Latin America, 1990.
  • Economías Coloniales, 1992.
  • The Political Economy of Spanish America in the Age of Revolution, 1994.
  • The Earth and Its Peoples, 1997.
  • The Faces of Honor, 1998.
  • Colonial Latin America, 2000.
  • Plebeian City: Buenos Aires and the Crisis of the Old Order (Duke University Press). 

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