The Origins of Legal Rule in Nineteenth-Century Mexico
Timo Schaefer, Brandeis University
May 2, 2018 · 12:00 pm—1:30 pm · 216 Aaron Burr
Program in Latin American Studies
In the nineteenth century, Mexicans faced the challenge of constructing republican legal institutions in a society shaped by centuries of colonial rule. This talk examines how people met that challenge in towns and in hacienda (agricultural estate) settlements.