Jose Cuello

Jose Cuello

Associate Professor

313-577-2525

313-993-4073 (fax)

j.cuello@wayne.edu

3127 Faculty/Administration Building

Jose Cuello

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  •  Latin America

  •  Colonial Mexico

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1981
  • M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1970
  • B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago, 1969

Selected Publications

Books

Saltillo colonial: orígenes y formación de una sociedad mexicana en la frontera norte (Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila / Archivo Municipal de Saltillo, Mexico 2004).

El norte, el noreste y Saltillo en la historia colonial de México (Archivo Municipal de Saltillo, Mexico, 1990).

Articles, Chapters, and Review Essays

“Racialized Hierarchies of Power in Colonial Mexican Society: The ‘Sistema de Castas’ as a Form of Social Control in Saltillo,” in Choice, Persuasion, and Coercion: Social Control on Spain’s North American Frontier. ed. by Frank de la Teja and Ross Frank (New Mexico University Press, 2005), 201-226.

"Introduction: Chicana/o History as a Social Movement" in Voices of a New Chicana/o History, ed. by Refugio Rochin and Dennis Valdés, (East Lansing, MSU Press, 2000), 1-22.

"Las élites en el noreste de la Nueva España" in Circulos de poder en la Nueva España, ed. by Carmen Castañeda (Mexico, 1998), 143-165.

"Socioeconomic Involution in Colonial Saltillo, 1577-1821," European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies/Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe (December, 1990).

"El mito de la hacienda colonial en el norte de México, in Empresarios, indios y estado; Perfil de la economía mexicana (Siglo XVIII), ed. by Arij Ouwneel and Cristina Torales Pacheco, (Amsterdam, 1988), 186-205.

"The Persistence of Indian Slavery and Encomienda in the Northeast of Colonial Mexico, 1577-1723," The Journal of Social History, 21:4 (Summer, 1988), 683-700.

"The Economic Impact of the Bourbon Reforms and the Late Colonial Crisis of Empire at the Local Level: The Case of Saltillo, 1777-1817," The Americas, 44:3 (January, 1988), 301-323.

Currently Teaching

  • HIS/LAS 2410, History of Mexico (3 cr.)

  • HIS/LAS 5231/7321, The Conquest in Latin America (3 cr.)