Fatal love : spousal killers, law, and punishment in the late colonial Spanish Atlantic (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Fatal love : spousal killers, law, and punishment in the late colonial Spanish Atlantic

Author: Victor Uribe Uran
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016] 2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revisionist and highly readable social and legal history of spousal murder in Spain, Colombia and Mexico, challenging dominant notions about the evolution of punishment and the character of legal,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Uribe Uran
ISBN: 9780804794633 0804794634 9780804796316 0804796319
OCLC Number: 968245255
Description: 1 online resource (456 pages)
Contents: Access to justice : domestic violence, laws, and procedures --
Innocent infants? : Indians and domestic violence in colonial Mexico --
The king's forgiveness : earthly intercessions and legal culture --
Honor and punishment in late-eighteenth-century Spain --
God's forgiveness : heavenly intercessions --
Dangerous women : gender, ethnicity, and "domestic" disputes in New Granada --
The many shades of pain and punishment in the Spanish Atlantic --
Transition to independence : humanized justice and the reinvention of hegemony and coercion in the Spanish Atlantic

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"A highly valuable contribution to the history of social violence and Spanish law both in the metropolis and the colonies." -- Eric Van Young, University of California * San Diego * "This book is Read more...

 
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