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Nikita Harwich

Nikita Harwich is a specialist in Latin American economic history, Latin American history of ideas and Latin American historiography. Emeritus Professor of Latin American History and Civilization, Université de Paris Nanterre, Nanterre, and former fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, he is currently Section Chair of the Academia Europaea History & Archaology Section. Among his numerous publications the following recent ones can be mentioned : « Barcelona beyond the Seas. A Catalan Enclave in Colonial Venezuela », European Review, Volume 25, Issue 1 Cambridge, February 2017, pp. 69-80 ; « Las guerras de Independencia en Ocumare de la Costa. Continuidad y cambios estructurales : 1800 – 1830 », Boletín de la Academia Nacional de la Historia, n° 393 (Caracas, 2017), pp. 29 – 56 ; Historia del chocolate (Barcelona : Ediciones Pensódromo, 2018), 338 p ; « Turmoil in the Cocoa Groves : Slave Revolts in Ocumare de la Costa, Venezuela, 1837 and 1845 », in : Lawrence Aje & Catherine Armstrong (eds.), The Many Faces of Slavery. New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas (London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2020); «’Enrique Morton de Keratry’ y el ‘Dios y Federación’. Origen y permanencia de una Mitología Nacional », Revista Montalbán, N°. 56 (Caracas, UCAB, Semestre Julio – Diciembre 2020), pp. 465-505.