Dr. Fabio T. López-Lázaro is a professor in the History Department of Santa Clara University. He studied medieval and early modern European history at the University of Toronto and the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies where he received his Ph.D. in 1996.
2008 0-7734-5201-X The social analysis of early modern criminal records has reached a point of development sufficient for new perspectives to arise that explore the agency of individuals, families, and neighbors as well as that of the bureaucratic state. This book contributes to this important discussion with a qualitative and quantitative analysis of over three thousand cases from Spain’s most influential civil and criminal court. This book contains fourteen black and white photographs.