April 3, 2017

Mirow on Juan Solórzano Pereira as a Christian Jurist

M. C. Mirow, Florida International University College of Law, is publishing Juan Solórzano Pereira in Great Christian Jurists in Spanish History (Rafael Domingo and Javier Martinez-Torron, eds.; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017). Here is the abstract.

This biography of the seventeenth-century jurist Juan Solórzano Pereira analyzes his major writings with particular focus on his justifications of Spanish activity in the Americas. The study addresses his views of papal authority, indigenous peoples, and Spanish rule through his use of Roman Catholic sources and doctrine.

Download the essay from SSRN at the link.

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