From anonymous political pamphlets to royal pronouncements, Wootton history, Queen Mary and Westfield College, UK gathers 33 examples of political argument from Stuart England The pieces have been selected to represent the spectrum of political debate and address such contentious issues of the time as the divine right of kings, the common law, parliamentary constitutionalism, religion and toleration, democracy and communism, usurpation and tyrannicide, and the domestication of man This is a paperbound edition of a 1986 work Annotation 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR Free Read Kindle ePUB Divine Right and Democracy: An Anthology of Political Writing in Stuart England by David Wootton – bluevapours.co.uk
MA, PhD Cantab , FRHistSDavid Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History He works on the intellectual and cultural history of the English speaking countries, Italy, and France, 1500 1800 He is currently writing a book entitled Power, Pleasure and Profit based on his Carlyle Lectures at the University of Oxford in 2014 His most recent book is The Invention of Science, published by Allen Lane.In 2016 he will give the annual Besterman Lecture at the University of Oxford.He was educated at Oxford and Cambridge, and has held positions in history and politics at four British and four Canadian universities, and visiting postions in the US, before coming to York.
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- Divine Right and Democracy: An Anthology of Political Writing in Stuart England
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