Sovereignty and Society in Colonial Brazil: The High Court of Bahia and Its Judges, 1609-1751

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1973 - Brazil - 438 pages
 

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Contents

Portugal Africa Asia
3
Justice and Judges in Brazil 15001580
22
Spanish Reform and the Brazilian High Court
42
The Magistrates
68
THE RELAgAO IN BRAZIL 16091626
93
The Social Milieu
95
Judges Jesuits and Indians
122
Procedures and Functions
140
The Suppression of the Relacao
217
THE RELAgAO REBORN 16521751
239
Magistracy and Bureaucracy
280
The Brazilianization of Bureaucracy
314
Conclusion
357
Rulers of Portugal and Brazil
371
Bibliography
401
Index
431

Magistracy and Society
171
The High Court in Conflict
191

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