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Author Rosenmüller, Christoph, 1969-

Title Patrons, partisans, and palace intrigues : the court society of colonial Mexico, 1702-1710 / Christoph Rosenmüller
Published Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 278 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Latin American and Caribbean series, 1498-2366 ; no. 6
Latin American and Caribbean series ; no. 6. 1498-2366
Contents Introduction -- The political and economic culture of Spain's early-eighteenth-century empire -- Court and corruption in Colonial Mexico -- Clients and creatures : Alburquerque's pervasive patronage -- The clash over contraband commerce and the Consulado -- Fighting the faux Habsburg conspiracy, 1706-1708 -- Alburquerque resists royal reforms -- Reform and revenge : the fall of Alburquerque, 1711-1715 -- Conclusion -- Appendices. Glossary -- Biographical information -- Prosopography of Mexican audiencia ministers in relation to the viceroy -- The Mexican consulado and the alcaldes ordinarios of Mexico City's cabildo civil -- Index of Albuquerque's appointments of alcaldes mayores, corregidores, and governors -- Alburquerque's appointments in the military
Summary Palace intrigues and clientelism drove politics at the viceregal court of colonial Mexico. This book reconstructs social networks in the court of Viceroy Duke of Alburquerque (1702-1710). It reveals that the Duke presided over one of the most corrupt viceregal terms in Mexican history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) and index
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Subject Fernández de la Cueva Enríquez, Francisco, duque de Alburquerque, 1666-1733.
Patronage, Political -- Mexico -- History -- 18th century.
Political culture -- Mexico -- History -- 18th century.
Viceroys -- Mexico -- History -- 18th century.
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1540-1810.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Administration -- History -- 18th century.
Spain -- Politics and government -- 1700-1746.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1552382605 (electronic bk.)
9781552382608 (electronic bk.)