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Republicanism, liberty, and commercial society : 1649-1776

Author: David Wootton
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, [19]96.
Series: The making of modern freedom
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.]View all editions and formats
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This examination of republicanism in an Anglo-American and European context gives weight not only to the thought of the theorists of republicanism but also to the practical experience of republican  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wootton
ISBN: 0804723567 9780804723565
OCLC Number: 612873192
Description: VIII, 497 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction: the republican tradition: from commonwealth to common sense David Wooton; Part I. 1. Marchamont Nedham and the beginnings of English republicanism, 1649-1656 Blair Worden; 2. James Harrington and The Commonwealth of Oceana, 1656 Blair Worden; 3. Harrington's Oceana: origins and aftermath, 1651-1660 Blair Worden; 4. Republicansim and the restoration, 1660-1683 Blair Worden; Part II. 5. Liberty, virtue, and the rule of law, 1689-1770 M. M. Goldsmith; 6. Antiquity surpassed: the repudiation of classical republicanism Paul A. Rahe; 7. Genevan republicanism Linda Kirk; 8. The Dutch republic and the idea of freedom Herbert H. Rowen; 9. Ulysses bound? Venice and the idea of liberty from Howell to Hume David Wootton; 10. From troglodytes to Americans: Montesquieu and the Scottish enlightenment on liberty, virtue, and commerce Richard B. Sher; Abbreviations; Notes; Index.
Series Title: The making of modern freedom
Responsibility: ed. by David Wootton.

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