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Sovereignty and the sword : Harrington, Hobbes, and mixed government in the English civil wars

Author: Arihiro Fukuda
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford historical monographs.
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Thomas Hobbes and James Harrington were two mid-17th century political thinkers who are known today as spokesmen of opposite positions. This book rewrites the common view, arguing that behind their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Harrington; Thomas Hobbes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arihiro Fukuda
ISBN: 0198206836 9780198206835
OCLC Number: 36207536
Description: xii, 175 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: A New Era in English Political Theory --
2. The New English Theory of Mixed Government, 1642-1644: Balance, Authority, Conscience --
3. Thomas Hobbes's Theory of Sovereignty, 1640-1647: Private Judgement, Fear, Covenant --
4. Leviathan and the English Republic, 1649-1653: Sword, Victory, Conquest --
5. The Challenge of James Harrington, 1653-1656: Fear, Necessity, Equality --
6. Harrington's Theory of Balanced Sovereignty, 1656-1660 (I): Interest, Authority, Equality --
7. Harrington's Theory of Balanced Sovereignty, 1656-1660 (II): Interest, Sovereignty, Mixed Government --
8. The End of the Era, 1660-1683: Balance, Nobility, Resistance --
App. A. Religion and Sovereignty in Hobbes and Harrington.
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs.
Responsibility: Arihiro Fukuda.
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