The Political Thought of the Dutch Revolt 1555-1590 / Edition 1

The Political Thought of the Dutch Revolt 1555-1590 / Edition 1

by Martin van Gelderen
     
 

This book is a comprehensive study of the history of the political thought of the Dutch Revolt (1555–90).See more details below

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This book is a comprehensive study of the history of the political thought of the Dutch Revolt (1555–90).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521891639
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/03/2002
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #23
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The Dutch Revolt: historical contexts; 3. Religion and resistance: the case of reformed protestantism; 4. Politics and resistance: the political justification of the Dutch Revolt; 5. From revolt to republic: the quest for the best state of the commonwealth (1578–1590); 6. Politics and religion (1572–1590): the debates on religious toleration and the substance of liberty; 7. Conclusions: the Dutch Revolt and the history of European political thought; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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