The dossier will focus on sovereignís imagine, on his symbols and on the relationships the Royal families had to build with new emergent classes, in order to give an alternative lecture of monarchies in the age of nationalisms.
The issue will include two section treating two different objects:
How did European monarchies influenced the development of nationalisms? What was the relationship among the king, the Royal family and new social groups emerging from the society of the XIX century? What was the impact of royal charity towards people? How did these donations influence the structure of a new unitarian sentiment among the people?
How did the Kings used the monuments? Were they a way to legitimate again their authority on subjects/citizens? How did these monuments influence new patriotic and national sentiments?
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