The Varieties of British Political Thought, 1500-1800 / Edition 1

The Varieties of British Political Thought, 1500-1800 / Edition 1

by J. G. A. Pocock, Gordon J. Schochet, Lois Schwoerer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521574986

ISBN-13: 9780521574983

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

There is at present no overall history of English and British political thought and literature in the early modern period. This volume attempts to review the period from the English Reformation to the French Revolution, to suggest new ways of studying the articulation of political consciousness and the conduct of political argument, and to point out the

Overview

There is at present no overall history of English and British political thought and literature in the early modern period. This volume attempts to review the period from the English Reformation to the French Revolution, to suggest new ways of studying the articulation of political consciousness and the conduct of political argument, and to point out the extraordinary intellectual and linguistic richness of the ongoing English and British political debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521574983
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Editorial introduction; Part I. Church, Court and Counsel: 1. The Henrician age John Guy; 2. Elizabethan political thought Donald R. Kelley; 3. Kingship, counsel and law in early Stuart Britain Linda Levy Peck; Part II. Dissolution, Restoration and Revolution: 4. The Puritan Revolution: a historiographical essay William M. Lamont; 5. Interregnum and Restoration J. G. A. Pocock and Gordon J. Schochet; 6. The later Stuart age Howard Nenner; Part III. Commerce, Empire and History: 7. Politics and politeness in the reigns of Anne and the early Hanoverians Nicholas Phillipson; 8. Political thought in the English-speaking Atlantic: (i) The Imperial Crisis J. G. A. Pocock; 9. (ii) Empire, revolution and an end of early modernity J. G. A. Pocock; Part IV. Epilogue: 10. Why should history matter? Political theory and the history of discourse Gordon J. Schochet.

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