Campesinos, jóvenes e inmigrantes: la ecuación liberal y revolucionaria chilena frente al Estado de Sitio en la <em>Carta a Francisco Bilbao</em> (1852) de Santiago Arcos

  • Alvaro Kaempfer Gettysburg College


This article analyzes Francisco Bilbao’s Letter to Francisco Bilbao (1852) by focusing on the constitutional aspect of his political platform, a liberal revolution conceived to dismantle social, economic and juridical inequalities in order to advance a democratization agenda, and the social construction of its historical protagonist, particularly in terms of the necessary alliance between peasants, youth and immigrants in mid-Nineteenth century Chile

Author Biography

Alvaro Kaempfer, Gettysburg College
Alvaro Kaempfer is an Associate Professor and currently the Chair of the Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies program at Gettysburg College. His research and publications focus on the intersections of history, politics and culture over narratives of transition from Colonialism to Globalization in Latin America, particularly in the Southern Cone and Brazil.
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