Professor Scardaville teaches an introductory survey of Latin American history,
undergraduate courses on colonial Latin America and Mexico, a senior seminar on human
rights in Latin America, and graduate courses on various aspects of Mexican and Latin
American history. His most recent publications include “Justice by Paperwork: A Day in
the Life of a Court Scribe in Bourbon Mexico City,” “Los procesos judiciales y la
autoridad del Estado: reflexiones en torno a la administración de la justicia criminal y
la legitimidad en la ciudad de México, desde finales de la Colonia, hasta principios del
México independiente,” “Trabajadores, grupo doméstico y supervivencia durante el periodo
colonial tardío en la Ciudad de México, o ‘La familia pequeña no vive major. 

Articles

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Alchohol Abuse and Tavern Reform in Late Colonial Mexico, Hispanic American Historical Review (1980)
 

Book Reviews

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Las audiencias y las administración de justicia en las Indias, by Eduardo Martiré, Hispanic American Historical Review (2008)

A review of Las audiencias y las administración de justicia en las Indias, by Eduardo...

 

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Latin America and Its People, by Cheryl Martin and Mark Wasserman, Hispanic American Historical Review (2006)

A review of Latin America and Its People, by Cheryl Martin and Mark Wasserman

 

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The Legal Culture of Northern New Spain, 1700-1810, by Charles R. Cutter, Hispanic American Historical Review (1998)

A review of The Legal Culture of Northern New Spain, 1700-1810, by Charles R. Cutter

 

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Sintesis e indice de los mandamientos virreinales, 1548-1553, by Peter Gerhard, Hispanic American Historical Review (1997)

A review of Sintesis e indice de los mandamientos virreinales, 1548-1553, by Peter Gerhard

 

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The Limits of Racial Domination: Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660-1720 , by R. Douglas Cope, Ethnohistory (1996)

A review of The Limits of Racial Domination: Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660-1720,...