miércoles, 5 de enero de 2011

Lecture about Artigas' ideas.

Credits: Steven Volks. By Vimeo.

Discussion of José Gervasio Artigas and the early Uruguayan independence period. Discusses Artigas as falling outside of the "civilization or barbarism" framework suggested by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Video pays particular attention to Artigas' political ideas, suggesting their democratic foundations.

Protect trade
Land policies
The imagined Nation

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