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History of England, Vol. II

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David Hume's great, enduring reputation in philosophy tends to obscure the fact that, among his contemporaries, his History of England was a more successful work.

The History covers almost 1,800 years. Hume saw English history as an evolution from a government of will to a government of law. Advanced in Hume's masterly prose, this argument continues to make the History a valuable study for the modern reader.

This Liberty Fund edition is based on the edition of 1778, the last to contain corrections by Hume. The typography has been modernized for ease of reading. Hume's own index to the entire work may be found at the conclusion of volume VI.

Synopsis:

Volume II covers the tumultous period from Henry III through Edward V and Richard III, including the War of the Roses, the struggle between the Houses of York and of Lancaster for the throne.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780865970274
Author:
Hume, David
Publisher:
Liberty Fund
Foreword by:
Todd, William B.
Foreword:
Todd, William B.
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
World History-England General
Edition Description:
New Edition
Series:
History of England, The
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
19840131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
548
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 18 up to 100

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Volume II covers the tumultous period from Henry III through Edward V and Richard III, including the War of the Roses, the struggle between the Houses of York and of Lancaster for the throne.

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