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Viceregal administration in the Spanish-American colonies.

Lillian Estelle Fisher

Viceregal administration in the Spanish-American colonies.

by Lillian Estelle Fisher

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English


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Originally published: Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1926.

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"Adelantado" was a military title held by some Spanish Conquistador s of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. "Adelantados" were granted directly by the Monarch the right to become governor s and justices of a specific region, which they charged with conquering, in exchange for funding and organizing the initial explorations, settlements and pacification of the target area on behalf of the Crown. Spanish American Arab Literature Spanish and Portuguese Trade, – Spanish Caribbean In The Colonial Period, The Spanish Colonial Decorative Arts, Spanish Florida Spiritual Conquest of Latin America, The Sports in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Spanish-American War of ended Spain’s colonial empire in the Western Hemisphere and secured the position of the United States as a Pacific power. U.S. victory in the war produced a peace treaty that compelled the Spanish to relinquish claims on Cuba, and to cede sovereignty over Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines to the United.   Her books include The Merchants of Viceregal Buenos Aires (), The Bureaucrats of Buenos Aires (), Women in Colonial Latin America (), Cities and Society in Colonial Latin America (), and The Countryside in Colonial Latin America.

The viceregal palace is along the right side, kitty-corner to the Cathedral. Pizarro established the cabildo, or city council, and appointed the first two alcaldes ordinarios to oversee the administration of the city. Cabildos were self-governing institutions. The Colonial Spanish-American City: Urban Life in the Age of Atlantic. Contents Foreword Lenders to the Exhibition Contributing Authors Acknowledgments Preface Joseph J. Rishel Maps Essays Art in Colonial Latin America: A Brief Critical Review Joseph J. Rishel Colonial Foundations: Points of Contact and Compatibility Elizabeth Hill Boone and Thomas B. F. Cummins The Spanish American Colonial City: Its Origins, Development, and Functions Alfonso Ortiz Crespo.


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Viceregal Administration in the Spanish-American Colonies [Lillian Estelle Fisher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Spanish colonies in the SW before being purchased by the American Gov were ruled by Viceroys, who were appointed for their political connections.

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Berkeley, Calif., University of California Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Estelle Fisher. Viceregal Administration in the Spanish American Colonies.

Berkeley, University of California Press, Harding, C. H., The Spanish Empire in America. New York: Oxford University Press, This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (in Russian).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, Lillian Estelle, Viceregal administration in the Spanish-American colonies. New York, Russell & Russell []. She became an instructor in history at Whittier College in Her first book, Viceregal Administration in the Spanish American Colonies, was published in Fisher's books focus on the history and people of Latin America, which up until her time were primarily written in Spanish.

Viceregal Administration in the Spanish American Colonies. Berkeley, University of California Press, García Añoveros, Jesús María. Don Pedro de Alvarado: las fuentes históricas, documentación, crónicas y biblografía existente, Mesoamérica, vol.

13 (June ), pp. – History of Latin America - History of Latin America - The independence of Latin America: After three centuries of colonial rule, independence came rather suddenly to most of Spanish and Portuguese America.

Between and all of Latin America except the Spanish colonies of Cuba and Puerto Rico slipped out of the hands of the Iberian powers who had ruled the region since the conquest.

Colonial Administration in Latin America. The first royal judicial body established in New Spain in was the audiencia of Mexico City. The audiencia consisted of four judges, who also held executive and legislative powers.

José Antonio Maravall’s widely influential work on the inherently conservative nature of Baroque culture—which in the Spanish American colonies.

One famous example is a page letter to the king of Spain written by Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, an indigenous Andean whose goal was to record the abuses the indigenous population suffered at the hands of Spanish colonial administration.

Guaman Poma also used the opportunity to highlight his own genealogy and claims to nobility. The book comprises 14 chapters that collectively span a vast swathe of historical insights captured in thematic titles ranging chronographically from “Lessons from the Colonial Past. Pacific Islands - Pacific Islands - Colonial rule: Eventually the unstable conditions in the Pacific began to draw in European governments, all of which acknowledged some responsibility for the protection of their nationals and their property.

The French government was the first to intervene, after two Roman Catholic missionaries were expelled from Tahiti in Book Description To rule their vast new American territories, the Spanish monarchs appointed viceroys in an attempt to reproduce the monarchical system of government prevailing at the time in Europe.

But despite the political significance of the figure of the viceroy, little is known about the mechanisms of viceregal power and its relation to.

Search results 1 - 7 of 7. Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history and culture of colonial Spanish America including Florida and other territories now part of the United States.

Lillian Estelle Fisher (born 1 MaySelinsgrove, PA, died 4 MayMoraga CA) was one of the first women to earn a doctorate in Latin American history in the U.S. She published important works on Spanish colonial administration; a biography of Manuel Abad y Queipo, reform bishop-elect of Michoacan; and a monograph on the Tupac Amaru rebellion in Peru.

At the pinnacle of authority stood the king. Directly subordinate to him in the royal chain of command was the Council of the Indies (Consejo de Indias), established inmodeled on the Council of Castile, and exercising supreme executive, legislative, and judicial authority in the day-to-day running of the American “kingdoms.” The Council of the Indies, which comprised a dozen or so.

In colonial Malaya, however, Chinese women encountered a different set of racial, gender, and sexual politics at the border and beyond. Based on facilitation rather than exclusion, colonial immigration policies selectively encouraged Chinese female settlement across the Peninsula.

Valuable information on Revillagigedo's administration is in Donald E. Smith, The Viceroy of New Spain (), and C. Haring, The Spanish Empire in America (). Further background can be found in three works by Lillian E. Fisher: Viceregal Administration in the Spanish American Colonies (), The Intendant System in Spanish America.

When considering book studies for the region as a whole, some preliminary observations on the establishment of printing and the nature of print cul-ture during the Spanish American colonial period are in order.

Printing was established in different parts of the region over the course of four centuries. By Marcus Golding Latin American popular culture presents two common tropes about Spanish colonial rule.

One is the representation of viceroys as autocrats who ruled without any institutional constraint. This perception “explains” the authoritarian tendencies of Latin American societies in the postcolonial period. The other trope ironically undermines perceptions of authoritarian control.Spanish Colonial Administration: especially in areas far from the viceregal capitals, as executive councils, with some legislative powers.

At the lowest, local level of administration, within the areas of the Audiencias, were district officers called alcaldes mayores or corregidores. They were first and foremost executive officers, but also. Book Summary: The title of this book is Art and Architecture of Viceregal Latin America, (Diálogos Series) and it was written by Kelly particular edition is in a Paperback format.

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