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

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

by Mauricio Novoa

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004305168
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/11/2016
Series: Legal History Library / Studies in the History of Private Law
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mauricio Novoa was educated in Lima and Cambridge, and has published on various aspects of Latin American legal and intellectual history.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ... ix
List of Illustrations, Charts and Tables ... xi
List of Abbreviations ... xiii

Introduction ... 1
1 Bishop Protectors ... 16
2 Protectors of Indians in the Audience of Lima ... 44
3 Social Characteristics ... 71
4 Advancement and Careers ... 104
5 Economic Position ... 145
6 Legal Culture ... 179
7 Litigation at the Royal Audience of Lima ... 206
Conclusion ... 231

Appendices ... 235
Appendix 1: Biographical Notes ... 237
Appendix 2: The Library of Cipriano de Medina (1635) ... 254
Appendix 3: The Library of García José Lasso de Vega (1775) ... 277
Appendix 4: Procurators of Indians in the Real Audiencia of Lima, 1552–1789 ... 285

Bibliography ... 291

Index ... 320

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