desiguALdades.net Working Paper Series Political Citizenship, Equality, and Inequalities in the Formation of the Spanish American Republics Political Citizenship, Equality, and Inequalities in the Formation of the Spanish American Republics Political Citizenship, Equality, and Inequalities in the Formation of the Spanish American Republics

Hilda Sabato, Hilda Sabato, Hilda Sabato
unpublished
The purpose of this paper is to reflect upon political equality and inequalities during the nineteenth century, a period that witnessed the formation and transformation of new polities in the former Spanish colonial territories in America. There are different ways of addressing this question; in this essay, I have chosen the category of citizenship as a conceptual tool that will allow me to provide a specific focus to an otherwise broad and imprecise topic. This category is central to our
more » ... porary political debates, but it was also part of the political concerns, languages, and practices of the nineteenth century, although with different connotations from our own.
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