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Published: 01 February 2016

272 Pages

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9781784991371

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The English Republican Tradition and Eighteenth-Century France

Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Rachel Hammersley

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Early Modern European History MUP

  • Now available in paperback
  • Offers the first full account of the role played by English republican ideas in eighteenth-century France
  • Challenges conventional accounts of eighteenth-century British and French republicanism and of the republican tradition more generally
  • Includes case studies of colourful and influential characters, including John Toland, viscount Bolingbroke, and the comte de Mirabeau