The Place of the 1848 Revolutions in the History of Liberty
In 1848 there were revolutions in most major European states except Great Britain. These are often seen as failures, but they also had long-lasting consequences, some beneficial to the cause of liberty and limited government, others not. Classical liberals were leading actors in the revolts, but some other classical liberals opposed them or were deeply skeptical. Relying mostly on primary sources, this conference examined the place of the 1848 revolutions in the history of liberty.
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