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Author Premo, Bianca.

Title Children of the Father King : youth, authority, and legal minority in colonial Lima / by Bianca Premo.

Published Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.230985 PREM    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : writing a history of father kings and colonial minors -- 1. A short history of minority in colonial Lima -- 2. Between the written and the real : child rearing and adult authority, 1650-1750 -- 3. Whether son or stranger : institutions for child rearing -- 4. Minor offenses : youth and crime in the eighteenth century -- 5. The colonial child reborn : reform and enlightenment in the late colonial period -- 6. The new politics of the child in the late colonial courts -- 7. The new politics of the slave child in the late colonial courts -- Conclusion : strange ties and interior fears -- App. A. Sample of the numeracion of 1700 -- App. B. Sample of notary contracts.
Subject Children -- Peru -- Lima -- History.
Children -- Peru -- Lima -- Social conditions.
Youth -- Peru -- Lima -- History.
Youth -- Peru -- Lima -- Social conditions.
Juvenile delinquency -- Peru -- Lima.
Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Peru -- History.
Peru -- History -- 1548-1820.
ISBN 0807829544 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807856193 (paperback: alk. paper)
0807829544 (hbk.) £43.95
0807856193 (paperback) £18.50