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discourse of sovereignty, Hobbes to Fielding

the state of nature and the nature of the state

by Sim, Stuart.

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679 -- Influence.,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Sovereignty in literature.,
    • State, The, in literature.,
    • Monarchy in literature.,
    • Nature in literature.,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-212) and index.

      StatementStuart Sim and David Walker.
      SeriesStudies in early modern English literature
      ContributionsWalker, David, 1960-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR438.P65 S58 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination217 p. ;
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3561824M
      ISBN 100754604551
      LC Control Number2002027908


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