Social change in the eighteenth-century Iberian world

Authored by: Michel Bertrand , Fernanda Olival

The Iberian World

Print publication date:  September  2019
Online publication date:  September  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138921016
eBook ISBN: 9780429283697
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This section identifies the major societal changes that occurred in the Iberian peninsula and Brazil during the eighteenth century through a comparative approach, with the end goal of analysing what these changes meant to these respective societies organised by privilege and inequality. Thus, the text addresses the social dynamics, rather than the ideas proposed by the reformists and critics of the period.

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