Thinking about the Indigenous and Ethnohistory


  • Erick Langer Georgetown University


Indigeneity, Latin America, ethnohistory, florencia mallon


Review of (ed) Florencia Mallon's Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge and Language in the Americas (Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2012).


Author Biography

Erick Langer, Georgetown University

Erick Langer received his Ph.D from Stanford University and is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He teaches courses in Latin American Civilization, Resistance and Rebellion in the Andean World, Indians and the State in Modern Latin America, Latin American Origins and Transformations and Economic History of Latin America. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, he has published the following books:  Erick D. Langer. Expecting Pears from an Elm Tree: Franciscan Missions on the Chiriguano Frontier in the Heart of South America (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009); Erick Langer, with Elena Munoz. Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2003); and Erick Langer, Paul Adams, Peter Stearns, Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Lily Hwa. Experiencing World History (New York: New York University Press, 2000). He is also the Editor in Chief, Gale's Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture (2008), Pan American Institute of Geography and History.



How to Cite

Langer, E. (2014). Thinking about the Indigenous and Ethnohistory. A Contracorriente: Una Revista De Estudios Latinoamericanos, 12(1), 386–393. Retrieved from