Soberanía, Representación y Ciudadanía: Fernández de Leiva, la Constitución de 1812 y el Esbozo Colonial de una España Transatlántica

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Department 1

Latin American Studies


Analysis of the parliamentary interventions made by Joaquín Fernández de Leiva to the constitutional debates leading to the liberal political constitution of 1812 in Cadiz, Spain. The essay underlines the particular view of an American representative to the Cortes in order to assure representation and political rights to the hispanic people outside the Iberian peninsula.


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