"Errades idees" sobre les "coses d'Europa" (i de Catalunya): la publicística de la guerra de la Quàdruple Aliança a les comarques gironines

Expósito Amagat, Ricard
Full Text
“Wrong Ideas” about “Things in Europe” (and Catalonia): Propaganda in the War of the Quadruple Alliance in the Region of Girona. The War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718- 1720) is a conflict that is usually overlooked by the historiography of the 18th century. Nevertheless, this war, fought between Philip V of Spain and a coalition of old enemies (Great Britain, the Dutch Republic, the Holy Roman Empire) and old allies (the Kingdom of France) proved to be a decisive episode in European and Catalan history. Just a few years after the War of the Spanish Succession, the Principality of Catalonia became once again the scene of an international struggle, one which reopened wounds that were as yet unhealed: the loss or suppression of the so-called “Catalan liberties”, the consolidation of the “Nova Planta”, the resistance against the new monarchy. The aim of this article is to study the reception of that war in the Girona region as seen through printed papers and manuscripts that were circulated in 1719 by both of the opposing parties. This first approximation to the subject is based on two documents, one from each side, which are extremely revealing ​
​L'accés als articles a text complet inclosos a RACO és gratuït, però els actes de reproducció, distribució, comunicació pública o transformació total o parcial estan subjectes a les condicions d'ús de cada revista i poden requerir el consentiment exprés i escrit dels autors i/o institucions editores