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Published: 14 September 2017

328 Pages | 19 hts


ISBN: 9780190494889

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Who Should Rule?

Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Mónica Ricketts

  • Based on archival research in Spain and Peru, this work studies developments in Spain and colonial Peru in parallel
  • Offers a new perspective on imperial competition and breakdown
  • Examines the rise of new political actors and the tensions between men of letters and military officers