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Bacon: The History of the Reign of King Henry VII and Selected Works (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

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This is a major new student edition of the text described as "the first modern classic of English history." Francis Bacon's insight into human motives, his life-long experience of politics and government, and his remarkable literary skills, render this History of the Reign of King Henry VII a major work of English literature and an important document in the history of political thought. The edition also includes other relevant writings by Bacon, generous editorial footnotes explaining the historical and political issues of the period, and a substantial glossary.

Synopsis:

A major student edition by a senior Renaissance scholar of 'the first modern classic of English history'.

Synopsis:

A major new student edition by a senior Renaissance scholar of ?the first modern classic of English history?.

Table of Contents

Editor's Note; Introduction; Principal events in Bacon's Life; Select bibliography; The History of the Reign of King Henry VII; Bacon's fragmentary histories; Selections from the Essays (1625) including of simulation and dissimulation; Of seditions and troubles; Of empire; Of counsel; Of the true greatness of kingdoms and estates; Glossary; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521586634
Editor:
Vickers, Brian
Editor:
Skinner, Quentin
Editor:
Skinner, Quentin
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Skinner, Quentin
Author:
Bacon, Francis
Author:
Vickers, Brian
Author:
Geuss, Raymond
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, U.K. ;
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Great Britain History Henry VII, 1485-1509.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Great Britain - History - Henry VII, 1485-
Subject:
World History-England General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Series Volume:
GTR-273
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
338
Dimensions:
8.39x5.38x.80 in. 1.00 lbs.

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