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Britain and the Paraguayan Dictatorship, c. 1820–1840

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Post-revolutionary Spanish America barely features in existing scholarship on nineteenth-century British political and social thought. But the region was widely discussed, and raised distinctive issues about republican government, the effects of colonial rule, and the operation of absolute power. This article examines how the British debated the autarchic dictatorship erected in newly independent Paraguay. Their attempts to make sense of this spectacular experiment in government, and its arch...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0018246X21000339

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7969-1059
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Historical Journal More from this journal
Volume:
65
Issue:
2
Pages:
371-392
Publication date:
2021-04-06
Acceptance date:
2021-03-01
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EISSN:
1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1170877
Local pid:
pubs:1170877
Deposit date:
2023-03-27

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