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The Varieties of British political thought, 1500-1800 / edited by J.G.A. Pocock, with the assistance of Gordon J. Schochet and Lois G. Schwoerer.

; Schochet, Gordon J., 1937- ; Schwoerer, Lois G ; Faculty Collection ; Folger Institute
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
ISBN 0521443776, 9780521443777

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Other Authors Pocock, J. G. A. 1924-
Schochet, Gordon J., 1937-
Schwoerer, Lois G.
Faculty Collection.
Folger Institute.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Geschichte (1500-1800)
Grande-Bretagne -- Politique et gouvernement -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Great Britain.
Grossbritannien.
Idées politiques -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Philosophie politique -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Political science -- Great Britain -- History -- Congresses.
Political science.
Politieke ideeën.
Politisches Denken.
Science politique -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Description x, 373 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1993.
Notes "Published in association with the Folger Institute, Washington, DC."
Papers presented during a series of seminars, held between 1984 and 1987 at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.
SPEC copy bound in green cloth over boards; spine stamped in gold; dust-jacket.
SPEC copy in Faculty Collection.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary There is at present no overall history of English and British political thought and literature in the early modern period although new approaches to the writing of its history have taken shape in the past forty to fifty years; and during that time British political history has itself been subjected to intensive revision.
This volume, written by directors of seminars at the Folger Institute Center for the History of British Political Thought in Washington DC, 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.
Contents The Henrician age / John Guy -- Elizabethan political thought / Donald R. Kelley -- Kingship, counsel and law in early Stuart Britain / Linda Levy Peck -- The Puritan revolution : a historiographical essay / William M. Lamont -- Interregnum and Restoration / J.G.A. Pocock -- The later Stuart age / Howard Nenner -- Politics and politeness in the reigns of Anne and the early Hanoverians / Nicholas Phillipson -- Political thought in the English-speaking Atlantic, 1769-1790 : (i) the imperial crisis ; Political thought in the English-speaking Atlantic, 1769-1790 : (ii) empire, revolution and an end of early modernity / J.G.A. Pocock -- Why should history matter? : political theory and the history of discourse / Gordon J. Schochet.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27011256
(OCoLC)ocm27011256
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