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Popular Participation and the Democratic Imagination in Spain shows that a notion of the “crowd” internally dividing the concept of “people” existed before the advent of Liberalism, allowing for the enduring subordination of popular participation to representation in politics.
In its wider European and colonial American context, the study analyzes semantic changes in a range of cultural spheres, from parliamentary debate to historical narrative and aesthetics. It shows how Liberalism had trouble reproducing the legitimacy of limited suffrage and traces the evolution of an imagination on democracy that would allow for the reconfiguration of an all-encompassing image of the people eventually overcoming representative government.
- Political participation
- Early Modern History
- Modern History
- Political representation
- Popular culture
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Exploratory Project: Exploring the temporality of imperial postdecadence and its influence over modern culture and politics
Léon, Pablo Sánchez (Recipient), 1 Jun 2022
Prize: Fellowship awarded competitivelyFile
Dinámicas radicales: culturas políticas e identidades populares en las juntas urbanas (España, décadas de 1830 y 1840)
Pablo Sánchez Léon (Invited speaker)25 Mar 2022
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference