Stealing to Stave Off Hunger. Environmental Calamities, the Poor, and the Law in Post-Independence Colombia

Ángela Pérez-Villa is an Assistant Professor of History at Western Michigan University (USA) who specializes on the social and legal history of early nineteenth-century Colombia. She’s a recipient of the 2022-2023 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Scholars and is currently an Academic Visitor at the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford, where she’s working on her first book manuscript on the social history of the law during Colombia’s Independence wars.

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