James Amelang

Associate Professor

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

James S. Amelang is Professor of Modern History at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is the author of several studies on the social and cultural history of the Modern Age, including The Formation of a Leading Class: Barcelona, ​​1490-1714, Ariel, Barcelona, ​​1986, and The Flight of Icarus: Popular Autobiography in Modern Europe, Siglo XXI, Madrid, 2003. He is currently researching urban discourse in modern Europe, as well as preparing The Oxford History of Early Modern Spain.