Early Modern Colonial and Peninsular Cultural Studies, Cultural History of Capitalism and Economic Thought, History of Ideas, Cultural and Social Theory, Production of Knowledge, Atlantic Studies, Gender Studies, Print Culture


New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010 *Included in Choice 2011 list of outstanding academic books.
“Doing Things with Money in Early Modern Spain” in A Companion to the Spanish Renaissance. Ed. Hilarie Kallendorf. Leiden & Boston: Brill. Commissioned by the Renaissance Society of America. [Forthcoming]
Vilches, Elvira. “Trade, Silver, and Print Culture in the Colonial Americas.” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 24, no. 3 (2015): 315-34.:
“Witnessing Crisis in Contemporary and Golden Age Spain” in Connecting Past and Present: Exploring the Influence of the Spanish Golden Age Spain in the Twentieth and Twenty First Centuries. Aaron Khan ed. New Castle upon Thyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 109-132.
“Coins, Value, and Trust: The Problematics of Vellón” in Seventeenth-Century Spanish Culture, Signs of Power in Habsburg Spain and the New World, Jason Mckosky and Ignacio López ed., Bucknell University Press: Lanham, 2013. 195-212. [Head article, material culture section]
“El Atlántico en la historiografía indiana del siglo XVI.” Otros estudios transatlánticos; lecturas desde lo latinoamericano. Special Issue. Revista Iberoamericana 75 (2009): 639-55. [Head article]
“Imperial Sissies and Bully Amazons: The Question of “Valor” in Lope de Vega’s Las mujeres sin los hombres.” Annals of Scholarship 16 (2005): 175-91.
“Atlantic Crossings and Valuation in Early New World Historiography. ” Atlantic History: Soundings. Proceedings of the Tenth-Anniversary Conference of the Atlantic History Seminar: Harvard University, August 10-13, 2005. Cambridge: President and Fellows of Harvard College, 2005. 303-6.
“Columbus’s Gift: Representations of Grace and Wealth and the Enterprise of the Indies.” Modern Languages Notes 119 (2004): 201-25.
“Caribbean Exchanges and Colonial Economy, 1492-1510.” Atlantic History Seminar’s Working Paper Series, Harvard University. 99-05 (1999): 1-19.

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