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James Sanders Associate Department Head

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Department of History

Professor - Nation and State Formation, Race and Racism, Popular Politics, Democracy, Capitalism

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 323E
DialPhone: 435-797-1294
SendEmail: james.sanders@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, History, (Latin American Studies), University of Pittsburgh, 2000
"Contentious Republicans: Popular Politics, Race, and Class in Nineteenth-Century Southwestern Colombia"
MA, History, (Latin American Studies), University of Pittsburgh, 1995
BA, History, (Anthropology, Latin American Studies), University of Florida, 1993

Teaching Interests

Latin America; Atlantic World; Social Movements; Slavery and Abolition; Historical Theory

Research Interests

Latin America; Atlantic World; Nineteenth-Century; Nation and State Formation; Democracy and Republicanism; Popular Politics; Race

Awards

James Alexander Robertson Prize, 2005


Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Sanders, J.E, (2014). The Vanguard of the Atlantic World: Creating Modernity, Nation and Democracy in Nineteenth-Century Latin America. Duke University Press
    • Sanders, J.E, (2004). Contentious Republicans: Popular Politics, Race, and Class in Nineteenth-Century Colombia. Duke University Press
    • Book Chapters

    • Sanders, J.E, "“All the Inhabitants of This America Are Citizens:” Imagining Equality, Nation and Citizenship in an Atlantic Frame": Race and Nation in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900. University of Georgia Press
    • Sanders, J.E, (2014). Popular Movements in Nineteenth-Century Latin America: Oxford Bibliographies in "Latin American Studies". Oxford University Press
    • Sanders, J.E, (2013). “Revolution and the Creation of an Atlantic Counter-Modernity: Popular and Elite Contestations of Republicanism and Progress in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Latin America” : L’Atlantique révolutionnaire: Une perspective ibéro-américaine. Perséides
    • Sanders, J.E, (2010). Subaltern Strategies of Citizenship and Soldiering in Colombia’s Civil Wars: Afro- and Indigenous Colombians’ Experiences in the Cauca, 1851-1877: Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community during the Liberal Period. University of Florida Press
    • Sanders, J.E, (2003). 'Belonging to the Great Granadan Family:' Partisan Struggle and the Construction of Indigenous Identity and Politics in Southwestern Colombia, 1849-1890: Race and Nation in Modern Latin America. . University of North Carolina Press

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Sanders, J.E, (2017). Democracy in Las Américas. J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, 5:2, 374-381.
        • Sanders, J.E, (2017). ““The Disrepute of the Old Revolutionary Utopias” and Conrad’s Nostromo: Disparaging and Forgetting Democratic Innovation in Late Nineteenth-Century Mexico and Colombia” . The Latin Americanist, 61:2, 169-192.
        • Sanders, J.E, (2011). The Vanguard of the Atlantic World: Contesting Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Latin America.. Latin American Research Review , 46:2, 104-127.
        • Sanders, J.E, (2009). Atlantic Republicanism in Nineteenth-Century Colombia: Spanish America’s Challenge to the Contours of Atlantic History. Journal of World HIstory, 20:March 2009, 131-150.
        • Sanders, J.E, (2008). ‘A Mob of Women’ Confront Post-Colonial Republican Politics: How Class, Race, and Partisan Ideology Affected Gendered Political Space in Nineteenth-Century Southwestern Colombia.. Journal of Women's HIstory, 20:Spring 2008, 63-89.
        • Sanders, J.E, (2004). `Citizens of a Free People’: Popular Liberalism and Race in Nineteenth-Century Southwestern Colombia.. Hispanic American Historical Review, 84:May 2004, 277-313.
        • Public or Trade Journal

        • Sanders, J.E, (2008). The Ghostwriter’s Story. London Review of Books, 30:24 January 2008, 32-33. *

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

                • Sanders, J.E, (2006). Republics Without Citizens: Indigenous Peoples Confront the Nation and the State. Contracorriente: A Journal of Social History and Literature in Latin America *

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 6010 - History and Theory, Spring 2016

                HIST 1500 - Pre-Modern World, Spring 2016

                HONR 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2015

                HIST 3630 - History of Modern Latin America, Fall 2015

                HIST 3000 - History Research Methods, Spring 2015

                HIST 3670 - Slavery in the Atlantic World, Spring 2015

                HONR 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2014

                HIST 3620 - History of Colonial Latin America, Fall 2014

                HIST 3630 - History of Modern Latin America, Spring 2014

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History, Spring 2014

                HIST 1500 - Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World, Fall 2013

                HIST 3660 - History of Mexico, Fall 2013

                HIST 6010 - History and Theory, Spring 2013

                HIST 1500 - Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World, Fall 2012

                HIST 3620 - History of Colonial Latin America, Fall 2012

                HIST 3670 - Slavery in the Atlantic World, Spring 2012

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History: Social Movements Capstone, Spring 2012

                HIST 1500 - Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World, Fall 2011

                HIST 4910 - SEMINAR: HISTORY OF MEXICO, Fall 2011

                HIST 6010 - HISTORY & THEORY, Spring 2011

                HIST 3630 - MODERN LATIN AMERICA, Spring 2011

                HIST 1500 - Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World, Fall 2010

                HIST 3620 - History of Colonial Latin America, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Greg Palmer, History, September 2011 - July 2014
                Richard Fetters, Political Science, August 2007 - May 2009