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Contacts, Collisions and Relationships: Britons and Chileans in the Independence era, 1806-1831

Andrés Baeza Ruz


This is a study on the relations between Britain and Chile during the Spanish American independence era (1806–1831). These relations were characterised by a dynamic, unpredictable and changing nature, being imperialism only one and not the exclusive way to define them. The book explores how Britons and Chileans perceived each other from the perspective of cultural history, considering the consequences of these ‘cultural encounters’ for the subsequent nation–state building process in Chile. From 1806 to 1831 both British and Chilean ‘state’ and ‘non–state’ actors interacted across several diffe ... More

Keywords: Independence, Chile, Britain, British Informal Empire, Revolution, Nation-Building, National Identity, Cultural Encounters

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781786941725
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786941725.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrés Baeza Ruz, author