The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

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by Christopher Hill
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140137323
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1984
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
373,895
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Christopher Hill is the former Modern History Fellow and Tutor and Master of Balliol College, Oxford. His many award-winning books include The World Turned Upside Down and The English Bible and the 17th Century Revolution.

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations

1 Introduction
2 The Parchment and the Fire
3 Masterless Men
4 Agitators and Officers
5 The North and West
6 A Nation of Prophets
7 Levellers and True Levellers
8 Sin and Hell
9 Seekers and Ranters
10 Ranters and Quakers
11 Samuel Fisher and the Bible
12 John Warr and the Law
13 The Island of Great Bedlam
14 Mechanic Preachers and the Mechanical Philosophy
15 Base Impudent Kisses
16 Life Against Death
17 The World Restored
18 Conclusion

Appendices:
1 Hobbes and Winstanley: Reason and Politics
2 Milton and Bunyan: Dialogue with the Radicals
Index

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