Thursday, January 28, 2016

Global Perspectives on Legal History 4

[We have the following announcement.]

With Legislar en la América hispánica en la temprana edad moderna. Procesos y caraterísticas de la producción de los Decretos del Tercer Concilio Provincial Mexicano (1585), the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History presents the fourth publication in its book series Global Perspectives on Legal History.

The decrees of the Third Mexican Provincial Council, celebrated in 1585, had an important impact on the organization of the colonial Church and Spanish-American society, from the time they were published in 1622 until the nineteenth century.  This research focuses on how the decrees were drafted, taking into consideration the working materials used in the conciliar meeting room by the bishops and their assistants, and thus highlighting the intentions of the conciliar fathers in their new and original elaboration of both Canon Law and Derecho Indiano.
Global Perspectives on Legal History is a book series edited and published by the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.  As its title suggests, the series is designed to advance the scholarly research of legal historians worldwide who seek to transcend the established boundaries of national legal scholarship that typically sets the focus on a single, dominant modus of normativity and law. The series aims to privilege studies dedicated to reconstructing the historical evolution of normativity from a global perspective.  It includes monographs, editions of sources, and collaborative works. All titles in the series are available both as premium print-on-demand and in the open-access format.  More information on the series and forthcoming volumes [is here.]

Osvaldo Rodolfo Moutin, Legislar en la América hispánica en la temprana edad moderna.
Procesos y caraterísticas de la producción de los Decretos del Tercer Concilio Provincial Mexicano (1585). 
Global Perspectives on Legal History 4.  Frankfurt am Main: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History 2016. 216 p., € 11,64 D.  ISBN: 978-3-944773-03-2.  Open Access Online EditionPrint-on-demand.

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