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Author Mirow, Matthew C. (Matthew Campbell), 1962-
Title Latin American law : a history of private law and institutions in Spanish America / M.C. Mirow.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, c2004.
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 Floor2  KG125 .M57 2004    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 343 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: indigenous law -- Pt. I. Colonial period. Conquest and colonization ; Structures and courts ; Legal education and lawyers ; Sources ; Personal status ; Land and inheritance ; Commercial law ; Slavery ; Indian status and Indian land -- Pt. II. Independence and the nineteenth century. Constitutions, codes, caudillos, and commerce ; Private law and independence ; Structures and courts ; Legal education and lawyers ; Sources ; Codification ; Personal status ; Land and inheritance ; Commercial law -- Pt. III. The twentieth century. From Europe to America ; Structures and courts ; Legal education and lawyers ; Sources ; Personal status ; Land and inheritance ; Commercial law ; Land reform ; Development, investment, globalization, and an exception ; The gap -- Conclusion: the unfinished business of Latin American private law.
Subject Civil law -- Latin America -- History.
Justice, Administration of -- Latin America -- History.
ISBN 0292702329 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53131461