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Mr Edward Jones Corredera

Mr Edward Jones Corredera

PhD Student, History, University of Cambridge

The early modern Spanish Empire. The Enlightenment. Corporations, credit, and speculation in the Spanish Atlantic World.


Biography:

After graduating from the London School of Economics, I completed degrees in the history of political thought at Queen Mary and in the history of migration at Leiden. I then worked as an editor and writer in Shanghai. I am the co-convener of the DAAD-Cambridge Hub research seminars on the global legacies of Reinhart Koselleck. I have been a fellow at the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid and at the Huntington Library in Pasadena.

Research Interests

Third Culture Kids; migration history; the early modern Spanish Empire. The Enlightenment. Corporations, credit, and speculation in the Spanish Atlantic World.

Research Supervision

Paper 20: History of Political Thought c1700-1890; Historical Argument and Practice; POL1.

Key Publications

Guest Editor and contributor to Special Issue on “Imperial Times” in Storia della Storiografia (Forthcoming).

'The Assembly of Public Trust: Republicanism and the Origins of Spanish Political Economy’, in Carolina Armenteros ed. Special Issue: Monarchy and Modernity, History of European Ideas (Invited submission; Forthcoming).

‘The Making of Pombal: Speculation, Diplomacy, and the Iberian Enlightenment, c. 1714-1754’, History: The Journal of the Historical Association (2020) (Early View), pp. 1-23.

‘Carlo Denina’s Lettres Critiques: Transnational History in an Age of Information Overload’, Journal of Early Modern History 23:6 (2019), pp. 519–541.

‘The Rediscovery of the Spanish Republic of Letters’, History of European Ideas 45:7 (2019), pp. 953-971.

‘‘Amazing Rapidity’: Time, Public Credit, and David Hume’s Political Discourses’, Contributions to the History of Concepts 14:1 (2019), pp. 17-41.

‘The Memory of the Habsburg Monarchy in Early Eighteenth-Century Spain’, Global Intellectual History 3:4 (2018), pp. 1-21.

‘Perpetual peace and shareholder sovereignty: the political thought of José de Carvajal y Lancaster’, History of European Ideas 44:5 (2018), pp. 513-527.

‘Labouring Horizons: Passions and Interests in Jovellanos’ Ley Agraria, Dieciocho 38:2 (2015), pp. 267-290.

Chapters:

“Early Modern Spanish Decline: A Nation Dead to the World”, in William O'Reilly ed. Decline, Decay, and Decadence: A History (CEU, 2020) (Forthcoming)

“The ‘Indians of Europe’ in Sierra Morena: Reputation, Emulation, and Colonisation in the Spanish Enlightenment”, in Jenny Mander, David Midgley, Christine Beaule eds., Legacies of Conquest: Transnational perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America (Palgrave, 2019), pp. 182-194.
Translations:

David Abulafia, Encuentros con los Caníbales, Congreso Internacional Conmemorativo del Descubrimiento de América, University of Huelva, October 2017.