On the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion, and other Legal and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal by Catherine Pease-WatkinOn the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion, and other Legal and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal by Catherine Pease-Watkin

On the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion, and other Legal and Political Writings for…

EditorCatherine Pease-Watkin, Philip Schofield

Hardcover | July 28, 2012

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The essays contained in the present volume represent Bentham's attempt to influence the direction of political and constitutional change taking place in Spain and Portugal in the early 1820s. At the same time as commenting on Spanish and Portuguese questions, Bentham outlined important aspectsof his own legal and constitutional theories, defended measures of democratic reform, and offered a vigorous defence of free speech and communication. The volume complements Colonies, Commerce, and Constitutional Law, in which Bentham commented on the disastrous effects on Spain of her attempts toretain her overseas possessions.
Catherine Pease-Watkin is Research Associate with the Bentham Project at University College London, and Philip Schofield is Director and General Editor of the Bentham Project and Professor of the History of Legal and Political Thought at UCL.
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Title:On the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion, and other Legal and Political Writings for…Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pagesPublished:July 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199642737

ISBN - 13:9780199642731

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Editorial IntroductionOn the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion.Three Tracts Relative to Spanish and Portugueze Affairs; With a Continual Eye to English OnesLetters to Count Toreno on the Proposed Penal Code, Delivered in by the Legislation Committee of The Spanish Cortes, April [21st], 1821: Written at the Count's RequestEditorial Appendix to Letters to Count Toreno. Draft Letters VI And VIILetters to the Morning ChronicleIndex of SubjectsIndex of Names