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Book chapter

Influenze della Costituzione de Cadice sui primi progetti costituzionali in Russia.

P. 37-54.

The article is devoted to the influence of the Spanish Constitution of 1812 to the constitutionalism of the Russian Empire in the first quarter of the XIX.  The author demonstrates the attention of  different circles of Russian society to the national liberation movement of the Spanish people against France in 1808-1814 and to the Revolution of 1820-1823 in Spain as well as the Spanish events coverage in the Russian press.  Effect of inspiring of the Fundamental law of 1812, enacted in Spain also in 1820 is noticed to be an example for the Russians to pursue for  their Motherland. Particular attention is given to the constitutional ideas of members of secret societies, the future of the Decembrists, the motion of which is studied in the context of the "military revolution" in Europe. The researcher analyzes the influence of the Spanish constitution of 1812 on P.Pestel, author of "Russkaya Pravda" (project of the Southern secret society) and N. Muraviev who prepared the constitutional project, which we can study in three editions.

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Influenze della Costituzione de Cadice sui primi progetti costituzionali in Russia.
Edited by: A. Romano, F. V. Caffarelli. Messina: Biblioteca centrale della Regione siciliana "Alberto Bombace", 2012.