New article forthcoming in the journal History of Science
Saul Guerrero & David Pretel, “Silver Refining in the New World: A Singularity in the History of Useful Knowledge”.
David Pretel invited as keynote speaker for the “National Historiographies of Techniques” congress
28-29 September 2023, Paris, (EHESS & Musée du quai Branly)
Award: David Pretel’s won an honorable mention for the best article in Economic History by the CMCH
The article 'Reacciones en cadena: cambio tecnológico global y frontera forestal en la península de Yucatán (ca. 1850-1950)' , published in the number 227 of the Historia Mexicana Journal, was...
Invited discussant: Passim Workshop Patent Futures, a History
Mundaneum, Mons, Belgium, April 26-28, 2023. Come and meet the entire PASSIM team and our special invitees: David Pretel, Autonomous University of Madrid and Katarina Nordqvist, Swedish Ministry of...
New article published in the journal Technology & Culture
David Pretel, "Hidden Connections: The Global History of Jungle Commodities", Technology and Culture, vol. 64 no. 1, 2023, pp. 202-219. Go to full article.
Workshop Presentation: European History Beyond Borders, EUI, Florence, 8-9 December 2022
I will be presenting on methodologies and sources for a global history of tropical forest commodities.