Galimberti, Vicente Agustín
En: Boletín del Instituto de Historia Argentina y Americana Dr. Emilio Ravignani, no. 37 (31/05/2013) ; -
Temas: political history – elections – unanimity - Buenos Aires countryside - local authorities - historia política - elecciones - unanimidad - campaña bonaerense - autoridades locales.
Contenido: This article examines the electoral processes developed in the countryside of Buenos Aires between 1815 and 1828, and is centered in discussing its so-called unanimous character. We consider that the issue of unanimity is central, since it assumes the absence of conflicts, the total control of the electoral process by local authorities and the subordination of the countryside to the city. This point of view implies that towns and rural inhabitants were both passive and simple receptors of the construction of a new legitimacy and, also, that the mechanisms to put this process into practice were only originated in the city and among the elites. So, our aim is to put to test this historiographical interpretation, using sources to see through them actual electoral practices, which show a different and more complex outlook. ...ver más
Tipo de documento: artículo
Editor: Instituto de Historia Argentina y Americana Dr. Emilio Ravignani - FFyL-UBA