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Published: 14 April 2020

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198852131

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Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary

Feisal G. Mohamed

  • A new theory of seventeenth-century England's contributions to political thought
  • Provides a fresh reading of Andrew Marvell's political thought, especially in the moment of An Account of the Growth of Popery (1677)
  • Presents new research on John Milton and draws on under-studied manuscript materials
  • Includes a reading of Hobbes' thought in light of the period's legal history
  • Offers sustained engagement of the writings of Carl Schmitt