‘A Great People Struggling for Their Liberties’: Spain and the Mediterranean in the Eyes of the Benthamites

@article{Alonso2015AGP,
  title={‘A Great People Struggling for Their Liberties’: Spain and the Mediterranean in the Eyes of the Benthamites},
  author={G. Alonso},
  journal={History of European Ideas},
  year={2015},
  volume={41},
  pages={194 - 204}
}
  • G. Alonso
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • History of European Ideas
Summary This article examines the relationship of Jeremy Bentham and some of his disciples within Romantic Liberalism in the Mediterranean in the early 1820s. By studying the content of Bentham's correspondence with his collaborators and some Spanish political leaders, the text sheds light on Bentham's ideas on constitutional rule, the independence of Latin America and religious tolerance. 
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