The Limits of Racial Domination: Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660-1720

@inproceedings{Cope1994TheLO,
  title={The Limits of Racial Domination: Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660-1720},
  author={R. Cope},
  year={1994}
}
  • R. Cope
  • Published 1994
  • History, Political Science
Challenges the traditional view of castas (members of the caste system created by Spanish overlords) as alienated and dominated by a desire to improve their status. This text argues that instead, social control by the Spanish rested on patron-client networks. 
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