Carlos Aguirre is Professor of History at the University of Oregon and the author of The Criminals of Lima and Their Worlds: The Prison Experience, 1850–1935, also published by Duke University Press.
Charles F. Walker is Professor of History, Director of the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas, and MacArthur Foundation Endowed Chair in International Human Rights at the University of California, Davis, and the author of Shaky Colonialism: The 1746 Earthquake-Tsunami in Lima, Peru, and Its Long Aftermath and Smoldering Ashes: Cuzco and the Creation of Republican Peru, 1780–1840, both also published by Duke University Press.
I. Pre-Hispanic, Conquest, and Early Colonial Lima 7
II. Bourbon Lima 37
III. From Independence to the War of the Pacific (1821–1883) 67
IV. Modernizing Lima (1895–1940) 101
V. Interlude: Nostalgia and Its Discontents 143
VI. The Many Limas (1940–) 161
Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing 257
Acknowledgment of Copyrights and Sources 263
Paper ISBN: 978-0-8223-6348-4
Cloth ISBN: 978-0-8223-6337-8