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Research Project B5 - Legitimizing rule through participation in spaces of cultural heterogeneity: Latin America between colony and postcolonial state, 1759- 1865.

This project will analyze the process of legitimizing governance during the transitional phase between colonial state and independent republics in Latin America. In a comparative and micro historical study we are examining the establishment of a new normative order in collaboration with the indigenous population that made it possible to justify a republican form of government. Focus is laid on the mediation and implementation of republican values and political culture in the periphery of Mexico and Chile.

!! This content refers to a research project from the first funding period (2006-2009). The research project was continued in the second funding period  (2010-1013) as research project C5 and as Research Project D9 in the third funding period (2014-2017) !!