Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2009

288 Pages | 4 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719079467

Bookseller Code (06)


Henry Neville and English Republican culture in the seventeenth century

Dreaming of another game

Gaby Mahlberg

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • The first full-length study of the Republican Henry Neville in his many facets as country gentleman, politician, political thinker, rebel and libeller Adds significantly to the study of Neville and will make essential reading for students and scholars of early modern English Republicanism The book will attract students and scholars from a range of disciplines, including the history of ideas, political, social and gender history as well as political science and literary scholarship Engages with Neville's reputation as an atheist and crypto-Catholic, while shedding new light on the much-neglected role of religion in Republican thought