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About Michael Scardaville

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.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of History, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Research Interests

Latin American and Mexican History and Legal and popular culture in Mexico City in the 18th and 19th centuries

Honors and Awards

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellow, 2003


Contact Information

Office: 142 Gambrell Hall
(803) 777-7611


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Book Reviews (11)