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The Uses and Abuses of Corruption

Murdo J. MacLeod, University of Florida



Lavin-Bernick Center, Tulane University
Stibbs Conference Room
Room 203


Reception to follow.

About the Speaker

Murdo J. MacLeod is Graduate Research Professor, Emeritus, at the University of Florida, and a distinguished scholar of colonial Latin American history. He has published extensively on Spanish and indigenous societies in Mexico and Central America, and, among many other scholarly contributions, pioneered the study of demography and social and economic history. His numerous publications include the groundbreaking 1973 monograph Spanish Central America: A Socioeconomic History, 1520-1720, which has recently been re-issued (University of Texas Press, 2008). He is also the co-editor of The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas, Mesoamerica (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

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