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Empire of law and Indian justice in colonial Mexico

Brian Philip Owensby

Empire of law and Indian justice in colonial Mexico

by Brian Philip Owensby

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of Mexico -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Government relations,
  • Indians of Mexico -- History,
  • Justice, Administration of -- Mexico -- History,
  • Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-365) and index.

    StatementBrian P. Owensby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219.3.L4 O93 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 379 p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22539503M
    ISBN 100804758638
    ISBN 109780804758635
    LC Control Number2007028909

    In the colonial period, basic patterns of regional development emerged and strengthened. European settlement and institutional life was built in the Mesoamerican heartland of the Aztec Empire in Central Mexico. The South (Oaxaca, Michoacan, Yucatán, and Central America) was a region of dense indigenous settlement of Mesoamerica, but without Capital: Ciudad de México. BOOKS: “Mexico’s Babel: Native Justice in Oaxaca from Colony to Republic” (manuscript in progress) Co-edited with Gabriela Ramos, Indigenous Intellectuals: Knowledge, Power, and Colonial Culture in Mexico and the Andes (Duke University Press, ). El arte de estar en medio. Intermediarios indígenas, identidad india y régimen colonialFile Size: KB.

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