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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2003) 83 (2): 255–294.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Karen D. Caplan 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 The Legal Revolution in Town Politics: Oaxaca and Yucatán, 1812–1825 Karen D. Caplan In May of 1813 the newly elected mayor of the central Yucatecan town of Nohcacab wrote an angry and frustrated letter to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2004) 84 (3): 530–533.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Donald Ramos Surprise Heirs. 2 vols. By linda lewin. Stanford:Stanford University Press, 2003. Vol. 1, Illegitimacy, Patrimonial Rights,and Legal Nationalism in Luso-Brazilian Inheritance, 1750–1821. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xxix, 214 pp. Cloth, $55.00. Vol. 2,Illegitimacy, Inheritance Rights...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2003) 83 (4): 775–776.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Victor M. Uribe-Uran Law and Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History,1400–1900. By lauren a. benton. Studies in Comparative World History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 285 pp. Cloth, $65.00. Paper, $20.00. 2003 by Duke University Press...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2007) 87 (3): 591–592.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Nara Milanich Children of the Father King: Youth, Authority, and Legal Minority in Colonial Lima . By bianca premo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Figures. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 350 pp. Cloth, $59.95. Paper $24.95...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2006) 86 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Patricia Juarez-Dappe La paz del trigo: Cultura legal y sociedad local en el desarrollo agropecuario pampeano, 1890-1945. By juan manuel palacio. Buenos Aires: Edhasa, 2004. Maps. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. 296 pp. Paper. Duke University Press 2006 Book Reviews General...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 39–72.
Published: 01 February 2016
... partnership contracts demonstrates that women comprised a significant and dynamic sector of the merchant community, despite legal and social barriers. More importantly, their business habits largely paralleled those of their male counterparts. These findings break from current scholarship that narrowly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2007) 87 (4): 659–692.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Alejandro de la Fuente Duke University Press 2007 Slaves and the Creation of Legal Rights in Cuba: Coartación and Papel Alejandro de la Fuente Through the play of custom, an abuse might always by mutation become a precedent, a precedent a right. — Marc Bloch, “The Rise of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2001) 81 (3-4): 765–771.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Jonathan C. Brown Republic of Capital: Buenos Aires and the Legal Transformation of the Atlantic World. By jeremy adelman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999. Maps. x, 376 pp. Cloth, $55.00. 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 HAHR 81.3/4-14 Book Reviews 11/27/01 5:27 PM Page 765...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 307–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Bianca Premo Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700 . By McKinley Michelle A. . Studies in Legal History . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . Photographs. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xii, 282 pp...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 733–734.
Published: 01 November 2016
... they engaged with the Spanish legal system, Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez contributes to ongoing conversations that involve such scholars as Brian Owensby, Jovita Baber, Karen Graubart, Alcira Dueñas, Yanna Yannakakis, Gabriela Ramos, and John Charles. At its heart, this monograph is a study of two...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2011) 91 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 May 2011
... have blamed the legacy of Latin America’s colonial experience which, so it goes, doomed the area to weak institutions, inefficient legal systems, corrupt governments, and fractured social bases. Enter Aldo Musacchio, who not only demonstrates that this was not true for Brazil but more...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2010) 90 (4): 627–659.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Sarah R. Arvey This article explores the 1940 Cuban Constituent Assembly debates about consensual unions and birth status as legislators created a new legal process called equiparación de matrimonio civil that would grant to citizens in consensual unions the same rights and benefits that legally...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2010) 90 (3): 489–522.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Reuben Zahler This article addresses two questions regarding the court system in Venezuela, 1780s–1840s, placed within the context of legal reforms throughout Latin America. First, how accurate is the assumption in the historiography that the disruptions of the independence war and the...
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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 August 2008) 88 (3): 427–454.
Published: 01 August 2008
... mortgage contracts and probate records recorded by notaries, this article analyzes the participation of women in the local mortgage market, taking into account the legal context in which it developed, and explains how legal tradition and civil codes contributed to the distortions that affected women in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 377–406.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Indies-wide. Using a four-step archival methodology, this article demonstrates how scholars can match vassals' petitions to decrees. This essay then shows how legal categories such as mestizo and mulato came about through the petitions of not only Spaniards but also Indians, mestizos, and mulatos...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 517–548.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Yanna Yannakakis; Martina Schrader-Kniffki Abstract In midcolonial Villa Alta, Oaxaca, New Spain, indigenous political conflict intersected with the extirpation of idolatry to shape an arena of native social life and colonial legal culture about which we know little: Indian jurisdiction over crime...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 421–443.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to be exiled from his community, denied his petition, and prohibited from having any contact with López. The essay opens further questions about the meanings of hermaphroditism and androgyny in the Atlantic world, the ways in which they shaped medical and legal discourses on sodomy in metropolitan...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 189–222.
Published: 01 May 2018
... facilitated republican politics by navigating legal categories such as responsibility and authorship that were defined by liberal law yet under debate and unevenly enforced. Focusing on the production, dissemination, and fallout over a controversial 1840 promonarchist pamphlet written by the Yucatecan senator...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2010) 90 (4): 661–695.
Published: 01 November 2010
... complicates such a reading and considers the role that street protest played in expanding the meaning of democracy among urban popular sectors to include a more dynamic interplay of institutional and extrainstitutional, legal and illegal protest. It focuses on a weeks-long hijacking of public service vehicles...