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Author Hill, Ruth, 1966-

Title Hierarchy, commerce and fraud in Bourbon Spanish America : a postal inspector's exposé / Ruth Hill
Edition First edition
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 396 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Mexico City versus Lima : pila, puente, pan and peines -- Defacing a Bourbon legend : Pedro, Pardo, Paulino and Perulero -- En route and in the loop : trade, metals and elites, circa 1700-1750 -- Of gods and men : Bourbon blindness and the post, circa 1750-1800 -- Before race : hierarchy in Bourbon Spanish America -- The Inca impostor unmasked : culture, controversy and Concolorcorvo -- Trial of the century : humor, rhetoric and the law
Summary Race and class in 18th-century Spanish America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-378) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Concolorcorvo, approximately 1706- Lazarillo de ciegos caminantes
Corruption -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Fraud -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Oligarchy -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Social classes -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Latin America -- History -- To 1830.
Spain -- Colonies -- America.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826591973 (electronic bk.)
1282304755
9780826591975 (electronic bk.)
9781282304758
(cloth ; alk. paper)