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Counsel and Command in Early Modern English Thought

Counsel and Command in Early Modern English Thought

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  • Publication planned for: April 2020
  • availability: Not yet published - available from April 2020
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108490177

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  • While it has often been recognised that counsel formed an essential part of the political discourse in early modern England, the precise role that it occupied in the development of political thinking has remained obscure. This comprehensive and rigorous study of early modern English political counsel establishes the importance of the relationship between political counsel and the discourse of sovereignty. Tracing the changes and evolution of writings on political counsel during the 'monarchy of counsel', from the end of the Wars of the Roses to the end of the English Civil War, Joanne Paul examines English thought in its domestic and transnational context, providing an original account of the relationship between counsel and emerging conceptions of sovereignty. Formed at the conjunction of the history of political thought and English political history, this book grounds textual analysis within the context of court politics, intellectual and patronage networks, and diplomacy.

    • The first comprehensive exploration of early modern English political counsel in the Tudor and Stuart periods.
    • Goes beyond the traditional “canonical” thinkers in the history of political thought by considering a broader range of political commentators and actors in this period.
    • Suggests a new understanding of the origins of a modern politics of sovereignty in the early modern discourse of counsel
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    • Publication planned for: April 2020
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108490177
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from April 2020
  • Table of Contents

    PART I :
    1. The Humanist Counsellor
    PART II:
    3. Machiavellian Counsel
    4. Political Prudence
    5. Late Tudor Counsellors
    PART III:
    6. Reason of State and the Counsellor
    7. Counsel, Command and the Stuarts.

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    Joanne Paul, University of Sussex

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