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The Protectors of Indians in the Royal Audience of Lima: History, Careers and Legal Culture, 1575-1775

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ISBN13: 9789004305168
Published: January 2016
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £111.00



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In The Protectors of Indians in the Royal Audience of Lima: History, Careers and Legal Culture, 1575-1775 Mauricio Novoa offers an account of the institution that developed in the vice-royalty of Peru for the protection of Indians before the high courts of justice. Making use of historical materials, Novoa provides a comprehensive view on the formation of the legal elite in Lima during the colonial period, reviews the litigation undertaken by indigenous plaintiffs, and explains the legal culture that allowed the development of juristic doctrine around the Indian personal status.

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Subjects:
Legal History, Other Jurisdictions , Latin America
Contents:
List of Illustrations, Charts and Tables
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations

INTRODUCTION
1. BISHOP PROTECTORS
2. PROTECTORS OF INDIANS IN THE AUDIENCE OF LIMA
3. SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS
4. ADVANCEMENT AND CAREERS
5. ECONOMIC POSITION
6. LEGAL CULTURE
7. LITIGATION AT THE ROYAL AUDIENCE OF LIMA
CONCLUSION
APPENDICES

1. Biographical Notes
2. The Library of Cipriano de Medina (1635)
3. The Library of García Lasso de la Vega (1775)
4. Procurators of Indians in the Real Audiencia of Lima, 1552-1789
Bibliography
Index