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Divine Right and Democracy: An Anthology of Political Writing in Stuart England David Wootton

Divine Right and Democracy: An Anthology of Political Writing in Stuart England

David Wootton

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ISBN : 9780140432503
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512 pages
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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 politicalMoreFrom 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