• 2019. Potosi: The Silver City That Changed the World. University of California Press. Link to Press

Listen to the New Books Network podcast:  Kris Lane, “Potosí: The Silver City That Changed the World” (U California Press, 2019)


  • 2019. World in the Making: A History of the World’s Peoples. New York: Oxford University Press.(textbook co-authored with Bonnie Smith, Marc van de Mieroop, and Richard Von Glahn)  Link to Press

  • 2018. Latin America in Colonial Times, 2d ed. Cambridge University Press.
    (textbook co-authored with Matthew Restall)  

  • 2015. “Corrupción y Dominación Colonial: El Gran Fraude a la Casa de la Moneda de Potosí en 1649,” Boletín del Instituto de Historia Argentina y Americana “Dr. Emilio Ravignani”, Tercera serie, núm. 43, segundo semestre 2015, pp. 94-130. Link to Article
  • 2015. Pillaging the Empire. Routledge. 2nd ed. M.E.Sharpe. Link to Press

  • 2012. Latin America in Colonial Times With Matthew Restall. Cambridge. Link to Press
  • 2012. Crossroads & Cultures. With Bonnie Smith, et al. Bedford/St. Martin’s. Link to Press
  • 2011. “Gone Platinum: Contraband and Chemistry in Eighteenth-Century Colombia,” Colonial Latin American Review 20:1 (April 2011): 61-79.  Link to Article
  • 2010. Colour of Paradise: The Emerald in the Age of Gunpowder Empires. Yale. Link to Press

  • 2010. Defending the Conquest: Bernardo de Vargas Machuca’s Defense and Discourse of the Western Conquests. Ed. Kris Lane. Trans. Timothy F. Johnson. Penn State University Press. Link to Press

  • 2009. “Memorias robadas: reflexiones sobre archivos, historia y poder,” Jarbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas 46 (2009): 167-76.
  • 2008. The Indian Militia and Description of the Indies. By Captain Bernardo de Vargas Machuca. Ed. Kris Lane. Trans. Timothy F. Johnson. Duke University Press. Link to Press

  • 2002. Quito 1599: City & Colony in Transition. New Mexico. Link to Press

  • 1998. Pillaging the Empire. Routledge. 1st ed. M.E.Sharpe. Link to Press
  • 1998.  Mining the Margins: Precious Metals Extraction and Forced Labor Regimes in the Audiencia of Quito, 1534-1821. Link to Dissertation

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