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The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

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Synopsis:

Within the English Revolution of the mid-17th century which resulted in the triumph of the Protestant ethic, there threatened another, different, revolution. This is a portrait not of the bourgeois revolution that took place but of the impulse towards a more fundamental overturning of society.

About the Author

Christopher Hill is the former Modern History Fellow and Tutor and Master of Balliol College, Oxford. His many award-winning books include The World Turned Upside Down and The English Bible and the 17th Century Revolution.

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

1 Introduction

2 The Parchment and the Fire

3 Masterless Men

4 Agitators and Officers

5 The North and West

6 A Nation of Prophets

7 Levellers and True Levellers

8 Sin and Hell

9 Seekers and Ranters

10 Ranters and Quakers

11 Samuel Fisher and the Bible

12 John Warr and the Law

13 The Island of Great Bedlam

14 Mechanic Preachers and the Mechanical Philosophy

15 Base Impudent Kisses

16 Life Against Death

17 The World Restored

18 Conclusion

Appendices:

1 Hobbes and Winstanley: Reason and Politics

2 Milton and Bunyan: Dialogue with the Radicals

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140137323
Author:
Hill, Christopher
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Gt. Britain/England
Subject:
England
Subject:
England Religion 17th century.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - England
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Great Britain History.
Subject:
Great Britain Intellectual life.
Subject:
World History-England General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
102-864
Publication Date:
19841231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.84x5.04x.78 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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