The Putney debates of 1647 : the army, the Levellers, and the English state (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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The Putney debates of 1647 : the army, the Levellers, and the English state
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The Putney debates of 1647 : the army, the Levellers, and the English state

Author: Michael Mendle
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In autumn 1647, soldiers and officers of Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army held discussions near London on the constitution and future of England. In this book, three generations of scholars examine the debates in their multiple contexts.
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Mendle
ISBN: 0521650151 9780521650151
OCLC Number: 45388476
Notes: Revised papers from a conference held in 1997 at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Description: xii, 297 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Michael Mendle --
2. The survival of the manuscript / Lesley Le Claire --
3. Reading, and writing, the text of the Putney debates / Frances Henderson --
4. The debates from the perspective of the army / Austin Woolrych --
5. The army, the state and the soldier in the English civil war / Barbara Lonagan --
6. The case of the armie truly re-stated / John Morrill and Philip Baker --
7. Putney's pronouns: identity and indemnity in the great debate / Michael Mendle --
8. The Agreements of the people and their political contexts, 1647-1649 / Ian Gentles --
9. From Reading to Whitehall: Henry Ireton's journey / Barbara Taft --
10. 'The poorest she': women and citizenship in early modern England / Patricia Crawford.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Mendle.
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