Translocal Elites – Transnational Education. Society and Education in Europe since 18th Century

Álvaro Chaparro Sainz, Jon Igelmo Zaldívar, Carl Antonius Lemke Duque


Global history responds both to the overcoming of borders through transnational studies and to the possibility of avoiding visions biased toward Western civilization that reduce the complexity of the problems of historical foundation. In this special issue, devoted to the study in historical perspective of the relationship among elites, society and education, we claim that global history has not to neglect the local to the extent that it can take as reference specific aspects of well-defined contexts widens them at national, continental or transoceanic level. Case studies are also included in order to analyze the actions of historical agents whose behavior also responds to global phenomena. The special issue constains two central strands: a) Education and processes of civilization of the Basque and Navarrese elites in the Spanish monarchy (XVIII - XIX) b) Transnational challenges of Jesuit education: Italian accommodation - British adaptation - European integration (XVIII / XIX - XX). Furthermore, two articles dealing with differentiated historiographical perspectives and diverse contexts have been included to delve into the theme of elites and education.


Global history, elites, history of education, transnational studies


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