- Title Pages
- Chapter One Access to Justice
- Chapter Two Innocent Infants?
- Chapter Three The King’s Forgiveness
- Chapter Four Honor and Punishment in Late Eighteenth-Century Spain
- Chapter Five God’s Forgiveness
- Chapter Six Dangerous Women
- Chapter Seven The Many Shades of Pain and Punishment in the Spanish Atlantic
- Chapter Eight Transition to Independence
- Appendix One Inventory of Sequestered Properties Owned by Prudencio Zurita, Guadalajara, New Spain (Mexico), August, 1815
- Appendix Two: Example of the Wording of Requests In Cases To Be Considered For Good Friday Pardon (<i>Perdon De Viernes Santo</i>) Issued By Madrid’s High Court (<i>Sala De Alcaldes De Casa Y Corte</i>)
- Appendix Three: Criminal Procedure Articles. Cadiz Constitution, March 1812
- Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography
Indians and Domestic Violence in Colonial Mexico
- (p.53) Chapter Two Innocent Infants?
- Fatal Love
Victor M. Uribe-Uran
- Stanford University Press
Focuses on 87 cases of spousal murder taking place in late colonial Mexico. In addition to shedding light on the circumstances and motives of the crimes, the discussion centers on the ethnic dimensions of the murders in question, a majority of which were committed by members of the indigenous community.
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