R. Douglas Cope received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1987; he taught at the University of Oregon and the University of Miami before arriving at Brown in 1988. He offers courses on colonial Latin America, the early modern Atlantic world, Mexico, and Guatemala. His book, The Limits of Racial Domination: Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660-1720, received honorable mention for the Herbert E. Bolton Prize for the best book in Latin American Studies. He is currently at work on a book about the informal economy of eighteenth-century Mexico City.
|Cope, R. D. REBECCA EARLE. The Body of the Conquistador: Food, Race and the Colonial Experience in Spanish America, 1492-1700.. The American Historical Review. 2013; 118 (5) : 1565-1566.|
|Cope, R. D. FRANK T. PROCTOR III. "Damned Notions of Liberty": Slavery, Culture, and Power in Colonial Mexico, 1640-1769.. The American Historical Review. 2012; 117 (4) : 1267-1268.|
|R. Douglas Cope, None Indigenous Agency in Colonial Spanish America. Latin American Research Review. 2010; 45 (1) : 203-214.|
|Robb, Peter, Ward, Kerry, Sommer, Matthew H., Harland-Jacobs, Jessica L., Schwaller, Robert, Restall, Matthew, Cope, R. Douglas, Flesler, Daniela, Rowlinson, Matthew, Dabhoiwala, Faramerz, Furner, Mary O., Cohen, Lindsay S., Robcis, Camille, Comacchio, Cynthia, Dutton, Paul V., Davies, Gareth, Carey, Elaine, Jenks, Hillary, Wong, K. Scott, Burns, Jennifer, Bowman, Jeffrey A., Lipton, Sara, Murray, Jacqueline Reviews. Social History. 2010; 35 (2) : 200-243.|
"Los ámbitos laborales urbanos," in Historia de la vida cotidiana en México, vol. 2, La ciudad barroca, ed. Antonio Rubial García (Mexico: El Colegio de México, A. C., Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2005).
"Mexico's Eve: The Woman Who Welcomed the West into an American Paradise," in the Brown Alumni Monthly (January/February 2002).
"Mestizaje," in the The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America, ed. David Carrasco, vol. 2 (Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 291-296.
The Limits of Racial Domination: Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660-1720 (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1994)
"Petty Commerce and the Public Good in Eighteenth-Century Mexico City," in volume on Colonial Cities, ed. Diego Curto, Leo S. Olschky Editore (forthcoming)
|1987||PhD||University of Wisconsin at Madison|
|1981||MA||University of Wisconsin at Madison|
|HIST 0150F - Pirates|
|HIST 0232 - Clash of Empires in Latin America|
|HIST 0233 - Colonial Latin America|
|HIST 0535B - Conquests|
|HIST 1331 - The Rise and Fall of the Aztecs: Mexico, 1300-1600|
|HIST 1966Q - Colonial Encounters and the Creation of Latin America|
|HIST 1967E - In the Shadow of Revolution: Mexico Since 1940|
|HIST 2971T - Colonial Latin America|