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Bourbon Peru 1750-1824
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Bourbon Peru 1750-1824

John Fisher

Abstract

By considering Bourbon Peru in a chronological framework that begins at mid-century rather than 1700, this book focuses the reader's attention on the key issue of the relationship between colonial reform in the late eighteenth century and the creation of an independent Peruvian state in the 1820s. It sets out some uncluttered responses to this question, emphasising continuities between the two forms of regime rather than change. The book's arguments are underpinned by a review of the major elements of Peru's economic, social, and political development for the half century from 1750. The study ... More

Keywords: colonial reform, Peru, economic development, political development, independence, viceroyalty, de la Serna, Cusco, patriots, de San Martín

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780853239086
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846312687

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Fisher, author