A History of Political Thought in the English Revolution

A History of Political Thought in the English Revolution

by Perez Zagorin
     
 

Discusses analytically all the important thinkers and publicists who were active at thetime of the great revolution. Zagorin gives particular emphasis to the period 1645B60, when Hobbes, the Leveller leaders, and Winstanley were active. The book also restores to attention other writers who, although influential at the time, have seen been neglected and relates the…  See more details below

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Discusses analytically all the important thinkers and publicists who were active at thetime of the great revolution. Zagorin gives particular emphasis to the period 1645B60, when Hobbes, the Leveller leaders, and Winstanley were active. The book also restores to attention other writers who, although influential at the time, have seen been neglected and relates the motives of these men to the underlying causes of the age.

AThe wonder is that so much information and so many stimulating ideas have been packed into a very readable book. It deserves a wide and lasting reputation. B History Today A[A]n honest, lively and useful account of the political thought of the period. B Economist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855065444
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Contemporary Memoirs Series
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.52(d)

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