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Bolingbroke: Political Writings

Bolingbroke: Political Writings

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Part of Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

  • Date Published: October 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521586979

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  • Bolingbroke: Political Writings provides the first accessible, modernized and annotated texts of three of the most important works in eighteenth-century British political thought. These works, the Dissertation upon Parties, the letter "On the Spirit of Patriotism" and The Idea of the Patriot King together formed the first coherent platform of a political opposition movement in Anglo-American politics and influenced not only radicals in Britain, but the American Founding Fathers and the French Revolutionaries.

    • Was the first scholarly edition in English of any of Bolingbroke's writings
    • Brings together all of his most important political works in a single volume
    • Freshly-edited and fully-annotated texts with complete apparatus of introduction, further reading, textual and biographical notes
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    • Date Published: October 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521586979
    • length: 354 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    Principal events in Bolingbroke's life
    Further reading
    Notes on texts
    A Dissertation upon Parties (1733–34)
    'On the Spirit of Patriotism' (1736)
    The Idea of a Patriot King (1738)
    Biographical Notes
    Index of subjects
    Index of proper names.

  • Author

    Henry Bolingbroke

    Editor

    David Armitage, Harvard University, Massachusetts

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