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Virtue, Commerce, and History : Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century - J. G. A. Pocock

Virtue, Commerce, and History

Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century

By: J. G. A. Pocock, Quentin Skinner (Editor), Lorraine Daston (Editor), Dorothy Ross (Editor), James Tully (Editor)

Paperback Published: 6th January 1986
ISBN: 9780521276603
Number Of Pages: 332

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This book collects essays by Professor Pocock concerned principally with the history of British political thought in the eighteenth century. Several of the essays have been previously published (though they have not all been widely available), and several appear here for the first time in print.

Introduction: the state of the art
Virtues, rights and manners: a model for historians of political thought
Authority and property: the question of liberal origins
1776: the revolution against parliament
Modes of political and historical time in early eighteenth-century England
The mobility of property and the rise of eighteenth-century sociology
Hume and the American Revolution: the dying thoughts of a North Briton
Gibbon's Decline and Fall and the world view of the late enlightenment
Josiah Tucker on Burke, Locke and Price: a study in the varieties of eighteenth-century conservatism
The political economy of Burke's analysis of the French Revolution
The varieties of Whiggism from exclusion to reform: a history of ideology and discourse
Index
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ISBN: 9780521276603
ISBN-10: 0521276608
Series: Ideas in Context
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 6th January 1986
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.63 x 15.04  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.45

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