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Title

  • Knowledge of the pragmatici : legal and moral theological literature and the formation of early modern Ibero-America

Other Title

  • Legal and moral theological literature and the formation of early modern Ibero-America

Summary

  • "Knowledge of the pragmatici sheds new light on pragmatic normative literature (mainly from the religious sphere), a genre crucial for the formation of normative orders in early modern Ibero-America. Long underrated by legal historical scholarship, these media - manuals for confessors, catechisms, and moral theological literature - selected and localised normative knowledge for the colonial worlds and thus shaped the language of normativity. The eleven chapters of this book explore the circulation and the uses of pragmatic normative texts in the Iberian peninsula, in New Spain, Peru, New Granada and Brazil. The book reveals the functions and intellectual achievements of pragmatic literature, which condensed normative knowledge, drawing on medieval scholarly practices of 'epitomisation', and links the genre with early modern legal culture. Contributors are: Manuela Bragagnolo, Agustín Casagrande, Otto Danwerth, Thomas Duve, José Luis Egío, Renzo Honores, Gustavo César Machado Cabral, Pilar Mejía, Christoph H. F. Meyer, Osvaldo Moutin, and David Rex Galindo"-- Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Danwerth, Otto, editor
  • Duve, Thomas, 1967- editor

Created / Published

  • Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, 2020.

Contents

  • Pragmatic Normative Literature and the Production of Normative Knowledge in the Early Modern Iberian Empires in the 16th- 17th Centuries / Thomas Duve -- Putting Roman and Canon Law in a Nutshell : Developments in the -- Epitomisation of Legal Texts between Late Antiquity and the Early Modern Period / Christoph H.F. Meyer -- The Circulation of Pragmatic Normative Literature in Spanish America (16th- 17th Centuries) / Otto Danwerth -- Presence and Use of Pragmatic Legal Literature in Habsburg Peru (16th- 17th Centuries) / Renzo Honores -- Jesuit Pragmatic Literature and Ecclesiastical Normativity in Portuguese America (16th- 18th Centuries) / Gustavo César Machado Cabral -- Managing Legal Knowledge in Early Modern Times : Martín de Azpilcueta's Manual for Confessors and the Phenomenon of Epitomisation / Manuela Bragagnolo -- Pragmatic or Heretic? : Editing Catechisms in Mexico in the Age of Discoveries and Reformation (1539-1547) / José Luis Egío -- Producing Pragmatic Literature in the Third Mexican Provincial Council, 1585 / Osvaldo R. Moutin -- Shaping Colonial Behaviours : Franciscan Missionary Literature and the -- Implementation of Religious Normative Knowledge in Colonial Mexico, 1530-1640s / David Rex Galindo -- "Just Rules" for a "Religiosity of Simple People" : Devotional Literature and Inquisitorial Trials in Cartagena de Indias (17th- 18th Centuries) / Pilar Mejía -- Forensic Practices and the "History of Justice" in the 17th and 18th Centuries : a View from a Spanish American Periphery / Agustín Casagrande.

Headings

  • -  Church history--Latin America--History--16th century
  • -  Church history--Latin America--History--17th century
  • -  Church history--Latin America--History--18th century
  • -  Law--Latin America--History--16th century
  • -  Law--Latin America--History--17th century
  • -  Law--Latin America--History--18th century

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KG76

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020005909

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Chicago citation style:

Duve, Thomas, Editor. Knowledge of the pragmatici: legal and moral theological literature and the formation of early modern Ibero-America. editeds by Danwerth, Ottoitor Leiden ; Boston: Brill Nijhoff, 2020. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020005909/.

APA citation style:

Duve, T., Danwerth, O., ed. (2020) Knowledge of the pragmatici: legal and moral theological literature and the formation of early modern Ibero-America. Leiden ; Boston: Brill Nijhoff. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020005909/.

MLA citation style:

Duve, Thomas, Editor. Knowledge of the pragmatici: legal and moral theological literature and the formation of early modern Ibero-America. ed by Danwerth, Ottoitor Leiden ; Boston: Brill Nijhoff, 2020. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020005909/>.