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Land and society in colonial Mexico

François Chevalier

Land and society in colonial Mexico

the great hacienda

by François Chevalier

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land tenure -- Mexico -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Alvin Eustis ; edited, with a foreword, by Lesley Byrd Simpson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD324 C453, HD1471.M6 C4818 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 334 p.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14378154M

    Praise. “[A] richly textured account of social differentiation and power in colonial Mexico.” — Elizabeth Emma Ferry, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History “Lewis’s thesis is clear, well-structured, and multilayered, and it succeeds in piecing together fascinating stories taken from the colonial archivesAuthor: Laura A. Lewis. Why do archaeologists today find evidence of the ancient Aztec capital right in the center of Mexico City? Mexico City was built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan, the former Aztec capital. The Spanish explorers conquered Indian empires to gain land and riches.

    The status of women in Mexico has changed significantly over time. Until the twentieth century, Mexico was an overwhelmingly rural country, with rural women's status defined within the context of the family and local community. With urbanization beginning in the sixteenth century, following the Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire, cities have provided economic and social Maternal mortality (per ,): 49 (). Landed Estates in the Colonial Philippines Lords of the Land. Sugar, Wine, and Jesuit Estates of Coastal Peru, Farm and Factory. The Jesuits and the Development of Agrarian Capitalism in Colonial Quito, Jesuit Ranches and the Agrarian Development of Colonial Argentina, Author: Nicolas Cushner.

    The history of the Catholic Church in Mexico dates from the period of the Spanish conquest (–21) and has continued as an institution in Mexico into the twenty-first century. Catholicism is one of the two major legacies from the Spanish colonial era, the other being Spanish as the nation's language. The Spanish hoped that what we know as New Mexico would yield gold and silver, but the land produced little of value to them. In , Spanish settlers established themselves at Santa Fe—originally named La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís, or “Royal City of the Holy Faith of St. Francis of Assisi”—where many Pueblo.


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Price New from Used from 4/5(1). It traces the origin of land grants in Mexican society and looks at some interesting factors playing into the mentality of the landed nobility in colonial Mexico/New Spain. It is easy reading and it seamlessly shows the historical progression to how the hacienda system was essential to the society's survival/5.

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As colonial society grew, a well-defined caste system developed. The top stratus was formed by Spaniards born in Spain, called peninsulares or gachupines, most of whom came from titled families and held the highest ranking posts in both the government and the clergy.

Slavery did survive in the part of Mexico that is now Texas. Indeed, Mexican efforts to free slaves played an important role in the formation of the Republic of Texas. It was largely fueled by the desire of " Gringo" slave owners to retain their chattels.

Slavery in Colonial Mexico was quite different from that in the American South.The written history of Mexico, a country in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three populated more t years ago, central and southern Mexico, (termed Mesoamerica), saw the rise and fall of complex indigenous ly in the Western Hemisphere, Mesoamerican civilizations developed glyphic writing systems.

A hacienda (UK: /ˌhæsiˈɛndə/ or US: /ˌhɑːsiˈɛndə/; Spanish: [aˈθjenda] or [aˈsjenda]), in the colonies of the Spanish Empire, is an estate (or finca), similar to a Roman latifundium.

Some haciendas were plantations, mines or factories. Many haciendas combined these activities.