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Carmona Lara defines the concept of indigenous law and reviews Mexican legal scholarship on this subject from colonial times to the present.

A Compendium of the Records of the Cabildo of Tlaxcala Motolinia Fray Toribio de Benavente. Instituto de Investigaciones de Historia del Derecho, Translated by Willem Floris Margadant.

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Ots y Capdequi, Jose Maria. Aztec LawMayan Margacant. Pictorial Histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs. Homenaja a Silvio Zavala, ed. Centro de Estudios de la Cultura Maya, University of Texas Press, Zorita sat as a judge on the highest courts in New Spain and became an ardent defender of indigenous rights.


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Ivlian de Paredes, Estudios de Historia del Derecho Indiano. Law And Politics in Aztec Texcoco. General History of the Things of New Spain: Living with the Ancestors: The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel. The compilation is indexed and includes provisions on criminal law, labor law, property rights, and the local governance of indigenous communities.

Kinship and Kingship in Ancient Maya Society.

Reprint of edition. This book is an English translation, with commentary, of large parts of the Spanish colonial law, including the Laws of the Indies.

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Cambridge University Press, Can I get a copy? The author’s stated purpose is to describe the legal systems in Central America before the Spanish conquest, and to compare these with deo legal systems of the Aztecs, Mayas, Incas, and Caribbean Indians. This book is a compilation of Mexican decrees, legislation, and court decisions related to indigenous people for the time period from to Akademische Druck und Deerecho, This book is one of the most thorough works on the Mayan legal system.


Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. Clark, James Cooper, ed. While the Third Mexican Provincial Council affirmed the basic human rights of the indigenous, it also considered them to be minors who were incapable of exercising their full legal rights.

Papers on the Madrid Codex. Roots of Civil Society and Social Capital. This book discusses contemporary Maya law and jurisprudence, and includes a chapter on pre-Conquest law by Jose Israel Herrera entitled, “Algunas caracteristicas del derecho maya prehispanico.

Translated and edited by Nigel Griffin. This book is a study of the legal system in the modern Maya communities of Guatemala. Compendio de derecho indiano. The article includes a good bibliography. He is also one of the best sources on pre-conquest Aztec law. This article is a inrtoduccion of marriage in Aztec law as a legal and religious institution.