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Empire of law and Indian justice in colonial Mexico

Empire of Law shows how seventeenth-century Indian claimants, by litigating and petitioning before Mexico City tribunals, became full participants in an early modern cosmopolitan legality that gave rise to a colonial politics of justice that struggled, with some success, against the utter degradation of subject peoples.
Print Book, English, [2011], ©2008
Stanford University Press ; [Eurospan, distributor], Stanford, Calif., [London], [2011], ©2008