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Representative Government in the Dutch Provinces

The Controversy over the Stadtholderate (1705–1707) and Simon van Slingelandt

Bert Drejer

discredit. Accordingly, the first half of the article discusses how earlier commentators developed their own theories of representative government in the context of a debate about the best polity for the Dutch provinces. The second half deals with Van

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‘The Expenditure of a Million of British Sovereigns in this Otherwise Miserable Place’

Frontier Wars, Public Debt and the Cape’s Non-racial Constitution

Jeff Peires

Colonial Office. Finally, we will trace the narrative of the events which culminated in the emergence in 1854 of a Cape representative government, elected on a qualified but non-racial franchise. Peace Is Ruin Apart from the necessary expenses of

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Democratic Representation and Legislative Theatre

Gustavo H. Dalaqua

debate and vote on in the assembly. Although I partially concur with it, I do not endorse Landemore's critique in its entirety because I do not suppose the adoption of direct participation mechanisms to be incompatible with representative government. By

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The Modernity of Political Representation

Its Innovative Thrust and Transnational Semantic Transfers during the Sattelzeit (Eighteenth to Nineteenth Centuries)

Samuel Hayat and José María Rosales

Representation is a major and multifaceted concept of modern politics. Through open and regular elections, it shields the democratic character of representative governments, compelling politicians to pursue the interests of their constituencies and

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The “Moral Effect” of Legalized Lawlessness

Violence in Britain’s Twentieth-Century Empire

Caroline Elkins

, Eileen P. Sullivan, “Liberalism and Imperialism: J. S. Mill’s Defense of the British Empire,” Journal of the History of Ideas 44, no. 4 (1983): 599–617. 15 John Stuart Mill, Considerations on Representative Government (New York: Create-Space, 2014), 4

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Precarious Time, Morality, and the Republic

New Granada, 1818–1853

Francisco A. Ortega

enlightenment [must be] the poles of a republic; morals and enlightenment are our prime necessities.” 30 Along with the classical tenants of representative government, Bolívar proposed the creation of a hereditary senate and a fourth power that functioned as a

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Science, Customs, and the Modern Subject

From Emulation to Education in the Semantics of Spanish Enlightenment

Pablo Sánchez León

, intellectual and law historians have devised a brand new interpretive framework on the 1812 Constitution, where it is argued that, instead of setting a new constitutional language following conventional principles of representative government, such as the

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Revisiting French Foundational Republicanism from a Non-teleological Approach

Pablo Facundo Escalante

part of its heritage—popular sovereignty, representative government, the Rights of Man, the tricolor banner, the revolutionary motto—actually originated early in the Revolution, under the constitutional monarchy, before the proclamation of the

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“Africa, Are We There Yet?” Taking African Mobilities Seriously—Concluding Remarks

Kudzai Matereke

that “rude nations” or “barbarians” were inherently unfit for representative government; thus he saw despotism as the legitimate form of government. 5 Historicism also rode on the wave of a Hegelian dialectics, whereby progress is a teleological and

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A Matter of Unbound Leaders in the Lives of Africans

Ajume H. Wingo

Macmillan . 10.1057/9781137062055 Mill , J. S. 1926 . Utilitarianism, Liberty and Representative Government . New York : Dutton and Co. Mill , J. S. 2001 . On Liberty . Ontario, Canada : Batoche Books . Mills , C. 1997 . The Racial