The Americas in the Spanish world order : the justification for conquest in the seventeenth century /

Juan de Solorzano Pereira (1575-1654) was a lawyer who spent eighteen years as a judge in Peru before returning to Spain to serve on the Councils of Castile and of the Indies. Considered one of the finest lawyers in Spain, his work, De Indiarum Jure, was the most sophisticated defense of the Spanish...

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Main Author: Muldoon, James, 1935- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1994]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The law of Christian-infidel relations : the Spanish title to the new world
  • 2. To civilize the barbarian-the anthropology and history
  • 3. The mechanics of political evolution
  • 4. The mechanics of political evolution-the natural law
  • 5. A legitimate claim to the Indies-the theory of papal power
  • 6. A legitimate claim to the Indies-papal jurisdiction over the infidels
  • 7. A legitimate claim to the Indies-the history of papal-royal relations
  • 8. Order and harmony among nations.