Coatsworth, John H(enry)

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COATSWORTH, John H(enry)

COATSWORTH, John H(enry). American, b. 1940. Genres: Economics, History. Career: University of Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1969-77, associate professor, 1977-80, professor of history, 1980-92; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, professor of history and Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs, 1992-. Visiting professor, guest lecturer and senior Fulbright lecturer at North and South American colleges and universities. Publications: Growth against Development: The Economic Impact of Railroads in Porfirian Mexico, 1981; Los origenes del atraso: Nueve ensayos de historia economica de Mexico, siglos XVIII y XIX, 1990; Central America and the United States: The Clients and the Colossus, 1994. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with C.M. Rico) Images of Mexico in the United States, 1989; (with A.M. Taylor) Latin America and the World Economy since 1800, 1998. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to history, economic, and Latin American studies journals. Address: David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, 61 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.