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Whigs and liberals : continuity and change in English political thought

Author: J W Burrow
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Series: Carlyle lectures, 1985.
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A study of English political thought in the 18th and 19th centuries, organized around the concept of a Whig tradition, considering the main ideas of Liberalism and examining the main points of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Burrow, J.W. (John Wyon), 1935-2009.
Whigs and liberals.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)572309088
Online version:
Burrow, J.W. (John Wyon), 1935-2009.
Whigs and liberals.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)626669159
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Burrow
ISBN: 0198201397 9780198201397
OCLC Number: 17200121
Description: xi, 159 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface. Whigs and Liberals; polity and society; the sovereignty of opinion; autonomy and self-realization - from independence to individuality; balance and diversity - from Roman corruption to Chinese stationariness; subordinate partialities - sinister interests and corporate rights. Index.
Series Title: Carlyle lectures, 1985.
Responsibility: J.W. Burrow.
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