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'Without liberty there is no honour’, nor democracy. Cuba, slavery and abolitionism in nineteenth century Spain’s empire

Sanjurjo, Jesús 2020. 'Without liberty there is no honour’, nor democracy. Cuba, slavery and abolitionism in nineteenth century Spain’s empire. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 26 (2) , pp. 137-148. 10.1080/14701847.2020.1789377
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Abstract

Democratic ideas were used to legitimize both the need to abolish and to preserve the slave trade and slavery in the Spanish empire during the nineteenth century. This article will demonstrate that the relationship between ‘slavery’ and ‘democracy’ in the Spanish political debate is complex and changing. For political actors, on various places of the ideological spectrum, democratic ideas were presented both as incompatible with slavery and as a reason to oppose its abolition

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Modern Languages
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: 1470-1847
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 3 July 2020
Date of Acceptance: 26 June 2020
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2021 14:31
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/132979

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