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Against throne and altar : Machiavelli and political theory under the English Republic / Paul A. Rahe.

Author/Creator:
Rahe, Paul Anthony.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 422 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 -- Influence.
Republicanism -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1649-1660.
Great Britain -- History -- Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660.
Contents:
Prologue: Machiavelli in the English Revolution
Machiavelli's populist turn
The ravages of an ambitious idleness
The classical republicanism of John Milton
The liberation of captive minds
Marchamont Nedham and the regicide Republic
Servant of the rump
The good old cause
Thomas Hobbes's republican youth
The making of a modern monarchist
The very model of a modern moralist
The Hobbesian republicanism of James Harrington.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780521883900 (hardback)
0521883903 (hardback)
OCLC:
162118882
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