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Contents List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part I Chapter 1 Mexico City v. Lima: Pila, Puente, Pan and Peines Chapter 2 Defacing a Bourbon Legend: Pedro, Pardo, Paulino and Perulero Part II Chapter 3 En Route and In the Loop: Trade, Metals and Elites, c. 1700-1750 Chapter 4 Of Gods and Men: Bourbon Blindness and the Post, c. 1750-1800 Part III Chapter 5 Before Race: Hierarchy in Bourbon Spanish America Chapter 6 The Inca Impostor Unmasked: Culture, Controversy and Concolorcorvo Chapter 7 Trial of the Century: Humor, Rhetoric and the Law Epilogue
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Concolorcorvo, b. ca. 1706. Lazarillo de ciegos caminantes.
Latin America -- History -- To 1830.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Commerce.
Oligarchy -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Social classes -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Corruption -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.
Fraud -- Latin America -- History -- 18th century.