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Historia Constitucional 2012, 13

Author: Derek Offord

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Historia Constitucional E-ISSN: 1576-4729 historiaconstitucional@gmail.com Universidad de Oviedo España Offord, Derek THE RESPONSE OF THE RUSSIAN DECEMBRISTS TO SPANISH POLITICS IN THE AGE OF FERDINAND VII Historia Constitucional, núm.
13, septiembre, 2012, pp.
163-191 Universidad de Oviedo Oviedo, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=259027585008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative THE RESPONSE OF THE RUSSIAN DECEMBRISTS TO SPANISH POLITICS IN THE AGE OF FERDINAND VII Derek Offord University of Bristol SUMMARY: I.
THE DECEMBRIST REVOLT OF 1825.- II.
RUSSIA AND SPAIN.- III.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SECRET SOCIETIES IN RUSSIA AFTER THE NAPOLEONIC WARS.- IV.
THE DOMESTIC CAUSES OF THE DECEMBRIST REVOLT.- V.
THE DECEMBRISTS’ WRITINGS.- V.1.
Pavel Pestel’’s Russian Law.- V.2.
Nikita Murav’iov’s constitution.- VI.
RUSSIAN PERCEPTIONS OF THE SPANISH RISING OF 1820.- VII.
LESSONS DRAWN BY THE DECEMBRISTS FROM THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SPANISH RISING.- VIII.
CONCLUSION.- IX.
BIBLIOGRAPHY Abstract: The article begins by describing the so-called Decembrist Revolt, a mutiny of Russian officers in 1825.
It then examines the development of secret societies in Russia after the Napoleonic Wars and the various internal causes of the revolt, before focusing on the external context of the revolt, especially events in Spain during the Napoleonic period and in the decade following Napoleon’s defeat.
In particular, the article discusses the extent to which Decembrists made use of the constitution promulgated in 1812 in Cádiz in their own constitutional projects, the significance that the Decembrists attached to the Spanish rising of 1820 against the restored Bourbon monarchy, and the effect that the suppressi...





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