The revolution of 1854 in Spanish history, by V.G. Kiernan.


Oxford, Clarendon P., 1966.

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Subjects Espagne -- Histoire -- 1833-1868 (Isabelle II)
Revoluties.
Spain -- History -- Isabella II, 1833-1868.
Spain.
Description viii, 266 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date 1966.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255).
Summary Detailed study of a brief but vital period in Spanish history marked by the revival of the liberal movement and its almost immediate decline.
Contents The condition of Spain at mid-century -- The attack on the constitution. The palace ministries, 1851-3 -- Conservative resistance. O'Donnell and the army rising, June 1854 -- Popular resistance. The revolution, 1854 -- The revolution halted. Espartero's return to power, July 1854 -- The new political pattern. Coalition government and democratic opposition, August 1854 -- Parties and programmes. The elections to the Constituent Assembly, September-October 1854 -- Reform demands and evasions. The meeting of the Constituent Assembly, November-December 1854 -- Church and state. The religious controversy, January-February 1855 -- Political tensions reviving. Pressures on the government from left and right, March-April 1855 -- The Assembly's dilemmas. Carlist rebellion and Cabinet obstruction, May-July 1855 -- The summer months. Industrial strife and the breach with Rome, July-September 1855 -- Opening of the second session. Legislation and party manœuvers, October-December 1855 -- Liberalism on the ebb. Government inertia and public impatience, January-February 1856 -- The politicians and the people. The widening gulf : taxation and conscription, March-May 1856 -- The liberals isolated. Reactionary plots and food riots, June 1856 -- The fall of Espartero. Red peril and army intervention, July 1856 -- Counter-revolution. O'Donnell in power, July 1856 -- Epilogue. Spain after the Bienio.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Spain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)930530
(OCoLC)ocm00930530
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kiernan, V. G. 1913-2009.
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