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Published: 04 May 2017

234 Pages


ISBN: 9780198754589

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Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718

Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Marco Barducci

  • Reconstructs how the writings of Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) were read and used by English political and religious writers in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries
  • Engages with all of Grotius's key works and uses them to understand his thoughts on key topics
  • Deepens our understanding of the connections that made English political thought part of the history of European thought
  • Provides a fresh perspective on the processes of exchange and reception of ideas in early modern Europe
  • Engages with the history of political thought, comparative literature, transnational history, the history of the book, and the social history of ideas