The Resource Children of the Father King: : youth, authority, & legal minority in colonial Lima, Bianca Premo, (electronic resource)

Children of the Father King: : youth, authority, & legal minority in colonial Lima, Bianca Premo, (electronic resource)

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Children of the Father King: : youth, authority, & legal minority in colonial Lima
Title
Children of the Father King:
Title remainder
youth, authority, & legal minority in colonial Lima
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Bianca Premo
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Language
eng
Summary
In a pioneering study of childhood in colonial Spanish America, Bianca Premo examines the lives of youths in the homes, schools, and institutions of the capital city of Lima, Peru. Situating these young lives within the framework of law and intellectual history from 1650 to 1820, Premo brings to light the colonial politics of childhood and challenges readers to view patriarchy as a system of power based on age, caste, and social class as much as gender.Although Spanish laws endowed elite men with an authority over children that mirrored and reinforced the monarch's legitimacy as a colonial "Father King," Premo finds that, in practice, Lima's young often grew up in the care of adults--such as women and slaves--who were subject to the patriarchal authority of others. During the Bourbon Reforms, city inhabitants of all castes and classes began to practice a "new politics of the child," challenging men and masters by employing Enlightenment principles of childhood. Thus the social transformations and political dislocations of the late eighteenth century occurred not only in elite circles and royal palaces, Premo concludes, but also in the humble households of a colonial city
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Premo, Bianca
Dewey number
305.23/0985/09032
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Children
  • Children
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Minorities
  • Electronic books
  • Peru
Target audience
adult
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Children of the Father King: : youth, authority, & legal minority in colonial Lima, Bianca Premo, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718188
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multicolored
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MWT11718188
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11718188
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Children of the Father King: : youth, authority, & legal minority in colonial Lima, Bianca Premo, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718188
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11718188
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11718188
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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