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Victor Alfonso Medina Lugo


Victor Alfonso Medina Lugo is a PhD student since 2019. He is a Mexican historian formed in the Autonomous University of Campeche and Missouri State University. He has focused his research in the study of piracy in Campeche, Mexico, studying the socio-cultural transformations that piracy created along the seventeenth century. He is co-author of the books San Francisco de Campeche. Entre Baluartes, Piratas y Leyendas, and De la Caridad Cristiana a la Asistencia Social, XVI-XXI.

During his doctorate studies, he plans to continue analyzing the problems and transformations that piracy, but also contraband, created in the Yucatan Peninsula during the seventeenth century.


Colonial Yucatan, Piracy in the Caribbean, Seventeenth Century, Cultural History, History of Everyday Life.