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Enlightenment, Governance, and Reform in Spain and Its Empire, 1759-1808

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ISBN13:

9780230300521

ISBN10:
0230300529
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/15/2011
Publisher(s):
Palgrave Macmillan

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This is the edition with a publication date of 6/15/2011.
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Summary

This book offers a new interpretation of political reform in Spain and its American empire in the second half of the Eighteenth century. It examines the intellectual foundation of commercial, administrative and colonial policy during the tumultuous reigns of Charles III and Charles IV.

Author Biography

GABRIEL PAQUETTE is Junior Research Fellow at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, UK. He has previously published articles in European History Quarterly, Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Journal of Transatlantic Studies, and Clio.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Glossary
Introduction
The Intellectual Impact of International Rivalry
Felicidad Pública, Regalism and the Bourbon Ideology of Governance
Imperial Governance and Reform: Ideas and Proyectos
Colonial Elites and Imperial Governance
Conclusion: Enlightenment, Governance and Reform in the Spanish Atlantic World: A Reconsideration
Bibliography


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