Legal History, Capitalism, and Economic Life: New Research from Mexico

Conference on Latin American History 13
Friday, January 4, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Salon 2 (Palmer House Hilton, Third Floor)
Silvia M. Arrom, Brandeis University
Was Spanish Law the Problem? Mining Legislation and Economic Development in Colonial Mexico
Christopher Albi, State University of New York at New Paltz
Lay Magistrates and the Administration of Justice in Mexico City, 1840s50s
Timothy MacDowell James, University of South Carolina Beaufort
Economic Trouble: Mexico City's Small Claims Court, 181363
Louise E. Walker, Northeastern University
Silvia M. Arrom, Brandeis University