×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law: A Study of English Historical Thought in the Seventeenth Century--A Reissue with a Retrospect
     

The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law: A Study of English Historical Thought in the Seventeenth Century--A Reissue with a Retrospect

by J. G. A. Pocock
 
Professor Pocock's subject is how the seventeenth century looked at its own past. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, one of the most important modes of studying the past was the study of the law - the historical outlook which arose in each nation was in part the product of its law, and therefore, in turn of its history. In clarifying the relation of the

Overview

Professor Pocock's subject is how the seventeenth century looked at its own past. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, one of the most important modes of studying the past was the study of the law - the historical outlook which arose in each nation was in part the product of its law, and therefore, in turn of its history. In clarifying the relation of the historical outlook of seventeenth-century Englishmen to the study of law, and pointing out its political implication, Pocock shows how history's ground was laid for a more philosophical approach in the eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521303521
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews