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These essays concentrate on the social history and political thought of the English Revolution of 1640-1660, fields in which the author has been a leading contributor to historical discussion. Topics covered include the origin and course of the revolt against the government of Charles I, the social character of the revolution, and important political figures such as Strafford, Pym, and Clarendon. One set of studies focuses on the thought of Thomas Hobbes, whose political philosophy was closely related to the ...
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Overview

These essays concentrate on the social history and political thought of the English Revolution of 1640-1660, fields in which the author has been a leading contributor to historical discussion. Topics covered include the origin and course of the revolt against the government of Charles I, the social character of the revolution, and important political figures such as Strafford, Pym, and Clarendon. One set of studies focuses on the thought of Thomas Hobbes, whose political philosophy was closely related to the revolutionary experience. Other essays set the English Revolution in the wider context of early modern European revolutions, and look at the English royal court, courtiership, and the practice of dissimulation associated with court politics.
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A collection of essays written between the 1950s and the 1990s. Overarching themes are historiographical controversies and the history of political ideas. Topics include the social interpretation of the English Revolution, the political beliefs of John Pym to 1629, and the authorship of . Several essays focus on Thomas Hobbes, looking at his departure from England in 1640, his early philosophical development, and the relationship between his ideas and those of Clarendon and Cudworth. Others subjects are Sir Thomas Wyatt and the court of Henry VIII, and the historical significance of lying and dissimulation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780860786986
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 12/21/1998
  • Series: Variorum Collected Studies
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 8.82 (w) x 5.91 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
I Prolegomena to the Comparative History of Revolution in Early Modern Europe 1
II The English Revolution, 1640-1660 25
III The Social Interpretation of the English Revolution 59
IV The Court and the Country: A Note on Political Terminology in the Earlier Seventeenth Century 85
V Sir Edward Stanhope's Advice to Thomas Wentworth, Viscount of Wentworth, Concerning the Deputyship of Ireland: An Unpublished Letter of 1631 91
VI Did Strafford Change Sides? 115
VII The Political Beliefs of John Pym to 1629 131
VIII The Authorship of Mans Mortallitie 155
IX Thomas Hobbes's Departure From England in 1640: An Unpublished Letter 161
X Hobbes on Our Mind 165
XI Hobbe's Early Philosophical Development 185
XII Clarendon and Hobbes 199
XIII Cudworth and Hobbes on Is and Ought 223
XIV Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Court of Henry VIII: The Courtier's Ambivalence 245
XV The Historical Significance of Lying and Dissimulation 275
Index 325
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