Political Discourse in Early Modern Britain
- Publication date:February 1993
- Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
- Weight: 0.85kg
- Available, despatch within 1-2 weeks
This collection of essays, all by preeminent exponents of the history of political thought, explores the political ideologies of early modern Britain. Organized on a broadly chronological basis, the topics addressed by individual scholars reflect in general the themes initiated and inspired by the work of the distinguished intellectual historian, J. G. A. Pocock, for whom the collection is intended as a tribute. Each of the sixteen contributors have thought long and critically about Pocock's seminal contributions to the subject, and in each essay engages with the debates he has provoked. Professor Pocock has responded to the essays and provided his personal interpretation of the themes they invoke.
Winner of the 2006 Balzan Prize for Political thought: history and theory of the The International Balzan Foundation