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Early modern liberalism

Author: Annabel M Patterson
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Ideas in context, 48.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Despite the fact that liberalism was not applied to politics in England until late in the 18th century, Patterson argues that its central ideas were formulated in the 17th century by English writers in defiance of their society's norms.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annabel M Patterson
ISBN: 0521592607 9780521592604
OCLC Number: 36170488
Description: xi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Deeds of peace: Thomas Hollis's republic of letters --
2. "Prejudice ... sways a world of people": Milton's sonnets --
3. Unjust tribunals I: "Read this trial" --
4. Unjust tribunals II: Algernon Sidney --
5. Anecdotes --
6. Secret history --
7. Reading Locke --
8. John Adams: reader extraordinary.
Series Title: Ideas in context, 48.
Responsibility: Annabel Patterson.
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Focusing on the transmission to the colonies of seventeenth-century English liberal ideas, Annabel Patterson rediscovers an important phase in the development of liberal thought. The author is  Read more...


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