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The Origins of Legal Rule in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

Timo Schaefer, Brandeis University

May 2, 2018 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm EDT · 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.

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