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The origins of modern freedom in the West

Author: Richard W Davis
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1996.
Series: Making of modern freedom.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Previous volumes in the ambitious series The Making of Modern Freedom have shown how modern freedom emerged most decisively in a modern form in seventeenth-century England. The present volume looks  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Davis
ISBN: 0804724741 9780804724746
OCLC Number: 473020864
Description: x, 384 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction R. W. Davis; 1. The paradox of the west Douglass C. North; 2. Freedom and the Greeks Martin Oswald; 3. Freedom and the medieval church Brian Tierney; 4. Medieval urban liberty John Hine Mundy; 5. Parliaments and estates H. G. Koenigsberger; 6. Personal liberty under the Common Law of England 1200-1600 J. H. Baker; 7. Liberty in the Renaissance and Reformation William J. Bouwsma; 8. Kingship and resistance Donald R. Kelley; 9. Parliaments in the sixteenth century and beyond H. G. Koenigsberger; Epilogue R. W. Davis.
Series Title: Making of modern freedom.
Responsibility: edited by R.W. Davis.
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'An interesting contribution to modern concepts of freedom, liberty and democracy.' Col. Valmiki Katju (Retd), USI Journal

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