Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution--Revisited / Edition 2

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Overview

This is a revised edition of Christopher Hill's classic and groundbreaking examination of the motivations behind the English Revolution, first published in 1965. In addition to the text of the original, Dr Hill provides thirteen new chapters which take account of other publications since the first edition, bringing his work up-to-date in a stimulating and enjoyable way.

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Acknowledged even by his most severe critics as the paramount historian of the English Revolution, Civil War, and Interregnum, Hill adds 13 chapters to his 1965 classic on the motivations behind the mid-17th-century conflicts. He explores how people overcame centuries of obedience to church and king to rebel against both, execute a king, abolish bishops, end feudal tenures, hand state finances and foreign policy over to an elected body, and institute at least official religious tolerance. The new material derives from work by Hill and others over the past three decades. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198206682
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 440
  • Sales rank: 928,453
  • Lexile: 1580L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Former Master of Balliol College, Oxford, Christopher Hill is an extremely well-known and respected historian. The original edition of this book has been a classic text for over twenty years.

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Pt. I The Original Text
1 Introduction 3
2 London Science and Medicine 15
3 Francis Bacon and the Parliamentarians 77
4 Ralegh: Science, History, and Politics 118
5 Sir Edward Coke: Myth-maker 201
6 Conclusion 237
Appendix A Note on the Universities 268
Pt. II The New Chapters for the Revised Edition
7 Introduction: 'These mighty things God hath wrought' 285
8 Religion, Politics, and Economics 293
9 Bacon, Ralegh, Coke 308
10 William Tyndale and English History 312
11 Feudal Tenures 318
12 The Many-Headed Monster 327
13 A Three-Sided Revolution 338
14 Secularization and Other Influences 343
15 Unfinished Business 350
16 Scottish Political Thought and James VI and I 357
17 The Norman Yoke 361
18 Venetian Observers 366
19 Literature and Revolution 375
Postscript 398
Index 401
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