Genesis del II Imperio Britanico y ocaso del universalismo espanol: la doble vertiente del conflicto de Nootka (1790)


Calvo Maturana, Antonio (2008) Genesis del II Imperio Britanico y ocaso del universalismo espanol: la doble vertiente del conflicto de Nootka (1790). Hispania. Revista Española de Historia, LXVIII (228). pp. 151-192. ISSN 0018-2141

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Abstract

The Nootka-Sound affair is a great opportunity to analyse international relationships during the first phase of the French Revolution as well as the emergence of the contemporary concept of colonialism. The Spanish Monarchy and its long-established family alliances within the House of Bourbon had to face a new diplomatic environment in which Great Britain and revolutionary France had a dominant role. To understand those changes and the way in which different political powers adapted to them, we will consider the two principal parties involved. For this purpose, we will focus mainly on the Spanish and the British ambassadors’ correspondence following a new approach

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Nootka Sound; Convention of the Escorial; Count Floridablanca; Younger Pitt; Alleyne Fitzherbert; Bernardo del Campo; Family Compact; Charles IV;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures > Spanish
Item ID: 5459
Depositing User: Antonio Calvo Maturana
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2014 15:43
Journal or Publication Title: Hispania. Revista Española de Historia
Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
Refereed: Yes
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