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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stuart B. Schwartz Corruption in the Iberian Empires: Greed, Custom, and Colonial Networks . Edited by Rosenmüller Christoph . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2017 . Maps. Notes. Glossary. Index. viii, 228 pp. Cloth , $65.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 355–379.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Bianca Premo This article draws comparatively from civil disputes over community authority in eighteenth-century Oaxaca, Mexico, as well as Lima and Trujillo, Peru, to spotlight a turning point within a longer history of the invocation and invention of indigenous legal custom. Early modern Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2008) 88 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 February 2008
... disputes according to existing laws and customs but seldom actually tried to find out what those customs were. However, in cases where colonial elites were already interested in understanding specific indigenous institutions, litigation between rival Andean groups provided the context in which Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2010) 90 (3): 489–522.
Published: 01 August 2010
... dominance of state legislation over other norms of justice (religious law, tradition, and custom) and creating clear bureaucratic hierarchies. Venezuela's republican government pursued goals previously aspired to by the colonial government, but accelerated them as it promoted legal equality and rational...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2008) 88 (3): 393–426.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to regulate and discipline Tehuantepec, hoping to create a more orderly, productive, and beautiful urban space. Through her influence on Tehuano dress and local fiestas, she attempted to bring local customs into line with the ideals of Porfirian modernization and mestizo identity. Her attention to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 269–297.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and lack of regulation from either country brought US investors into Dominican industry and agriculture even as naval expansion by the United States during the 1890s drastically reshaped its role in the region. Dominican governments were funded almost exclusively by customs revenues, and international...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 733–734.
Published: 01 November 2016
... contrast the indigenous “moral economy” against an Atlantic-oriented production model championed by Spanish bureaucrats, administrators, and clerics, who regarded their success as dependent on the reproduction of Spanish “policía” (Spanish language, religion, customs, and residence patterns) among the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 503–504.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Hapsburgs accepted the incorporation of local custom into their justice administration. For example, they accepted Moorish juridical principles not in conflict with preexisting Hapsburg jurisprudence. Mumford's “colonial ethnography” is valuable, nevertheless, since it recovers the discursive value of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 351–352.
Published: 01 May 2019
... range of property-holding customs coexisted and overlapped among both Europeans and Amerindians throughout this period. Greer observes not only that European influence spread unevenly over the North American landscape but also that Amerindian notions of property shaped European practices. As a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 307–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... world of slaves involved relations of intimacy, custom, and often unwritten contracts, not only lawsuits properly defined. Another understudied practice that Fractional Freedoms gives its due is the civil practice of redhibition, or the act of discounting a piece of “defective” merchandise, a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 536–537.
Published: 01 August 2018
... findings display a relative lack of law-oriented practices in Old and New Castile when compared to colonial Spanish America. Chapter 5 explores how indigenous communities that had long used colonial law as an arena for local contestation increasingly invoked custom based on antiquity, status, and merit in...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 719–721.
Published: 01 November 2017
... attention to geography, commerce, and customs; his frank assessment of the Peruvians and Europeans who made up his social and professional worlds; and his subtle disdain for Peru's dark-skinned masses. I point out this inattention to common people not to underline the obvious (bourgeois or cosmopolitan...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2006) 86 (4): 867.
Published: 01 November 2006
... received the privilege to discipline heretics themselves. Moreover, my argument about Valera’s “crime” was presented in my 1994 Ph.D. dissertation, “Conversion, Custom, and ‘Culture’: Jesuit Racial Policy in Sixteenth-Century Peru” (Yale University), with no reference whatsoever to the Naples...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2006) 86 (4): 868.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Jesuits received the privilege to discipline heretics themselves. Moreover, my argument about Valera’s “crime” was presented in my 1994 Ph.D. dissertation, “Conversion, Custom, and ‘Culture’: Jesuit Racial Policy in Sixteenth-Century Peru” (Yale University), with no reference whatsoever to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 725–726.
Published: 01 November 2018
... over society and politics. This idea resonated with the Lima group, who considered that literature could change customs and, consequently, the law. An example of this, for the Lima women's circle, was Harriet Beecher Stowe's perceived contribution to the abolition of slavery in the United States...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 February 2018
... transformation in emotional expression and the customs of love” (p. 8). Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Of Love and Other Passions: Elites, Politics, and Family in Bogotá, Colombia, 1778–1870 . By Dueñas-Vargas Guiomar . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2015...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2009) 89 (2): 253–283.
Published: 01 May 2009
... revenue for the treasury from traditional import taxes to a fiscal system based on direct taxa- tion. The 1932 income tax was encouraged by the economic depression and the decline in revenue from customs duties. However, this was not the first attempt to introduce the new tax in the country. On...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 427–458.
Published: 01 August 2015
... commonly, such projectiles were called limões de cheiro (perfumed lemons), laranjas (oranges), or laranjinhas (little oranges). What Ferrière Le Vayer participated in that evening was one of the major ways that nineteenth-century Brazilians celebrated before Lent. A variety of customs including...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2005) 85 (1): 81–114.
Published: 01 February 2005
... juridi- cal centralization. Custom, along with case law and doctrinal interpretation, was subordinated to statute.3 French legal formulas appealed to the new Latin American states, because the French Revolution had inspired independence, while Spain carried the baggage of a former colonial power.4...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 539–540.
Published: 01 August 2014
... empowered by foreign customs and modern technologies. Whether it be cumbia in any of its forms —  colombiana , sonidera , norteña , villera , andina , or tecno-cumbia  — the authors demonstrate how cumbia's ritmo suits local musical preferences to transform cumbia into nuestra cumbia (our cumbia...