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Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Nicholas von Maltzahn

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Censored and incomplete, Milton's History of Britain stands as a broken monument to the controversies of the 17th century, as well as to the political and religious ambitions of Milton himself. This ... More


Postscript to the Revised Edition

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

There seems to have been a generation gap between those who accepted the new ideas and those who rejected them, as one can see in John Milton's relationship to his father. However, John Milton senior ... More


Investment Banking Origins

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter traces the origins of the modern investment bank. It argues that the English Revolution of 1688 created the strong formal property rights upon which large-scale trade rests. ... More


Decline and Revival

Maurizio Viroli

in For Love of Country: An Essay On Patriotism and Nationalism

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293583
eISBN:
9780191600289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293585.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The mid‐sixteenth to seventeenth centuries in Europe saw a general decline in republican patriotism due to the emergence of the modern state, which was disassociated with civic virtue and common ... More


The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Jeffrey R. Collins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a revisionist interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's evolving response to the English Civil War and Revolution. Conventionally, Hobbes is portrayed as a ... More


John Edward Christopher Hill 1912–2003

Donald Pennington

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Edward Christopher Hill (1912–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a great historian. Nearly all his huge output was on the seventeenth-century ‘English Revolution’ and its origins. It ... More


Introduction: ‘These Mighty Things God Hath Wrought’

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

The issues at stake in the seventeenth century were often discussed in what one would regard as religious language; but ‘religion’ then covered far more than it does today. As Sir Louis Namier used ... More


Revolution and Reformation: Parliament ‘Fast Sermons,’ the Elect Nation, and Biblical Israel

Achsah Guibbory

in Christian Identity, Jews, and Israel in 17th-Century England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199557165
eISBN:
9780191595004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557165.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows how ‘puritan’ fast sermons, preached to Parliament during the English Revolution and then published, contributed to the idea of England as an ‘elect’ nation. These sermons ... More


Christian Identity, Jews, and Israel in 17th-Century England

Achsah Guibbory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199557165
eISBN:
9780191595004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557165.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book assesses the complexity and fluidity of Christian identity from the reign of Elizabeth I and the early Stuart kings through the English Revolution, and into the Restoration. Throughout this ... More


Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

John Donoghue

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Through a study of Coleman Street Ward, the citadel of London puritanism, this book explores the English Revolution as an Atlantic event shaped by the reciprocal development of the “old” and “new ... More


“To Engage You All to Rise Up in Your Might”: The Outbreak of the English Revolution

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter recovers how the godly elite of Coleman Street, the revolutionary crowd that mobilized in the Ward, and the illicit press that radicals operated there, played instrumental parts in the ... More


“That Crimson Stream of Blood”: The Imperial Turn of the English Revolution

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the imperial turn of the English Revolution, when the English state, through legislation and force of arms, undertook the first systematic attempt to consolidate Ireland and ... More


Postscript: Why the English Revolution Matters

David Cressy

in England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640–1642

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237630
eISBN:
9780191696756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237630.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the significance of the English Revolution, looking at the views of notable historians in the subject. Christopher Hill notes that the revolution was perhaps the most important ... More


Francis Bacon and the Parliamentarians

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Francis Bacon lived from 1561 to 1627. He was always near the centre of power, and under James I he rose to be Lord Chancellor. He was a leading figure in the government until in 1621 he was ... More


Arabic Studies during the English Revolution

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The period of the English Revolution was a difficult time in England for the pursuit of scholarship. This chapter discusses Arabic studies during this period, the Civil war and Arabic at Oxford, ... More


Sir Edward Coke: Myth-Maker

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Sir Edward Coke was born in 1552. Throughout Queen Elizabeth's reign, he throve as a lawyer, steadily out-distancing his great rival Francis Bacon, and rising to be Speaker of the House of Commons ... More


Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Christopher Hill

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This is a revised edition of an examination of the motivations behind the English Revolution and Civil War first published in 1965. In addition to the text of the original, the book includes thirteen ... More


The emergence of the English Marxist historian’s scholarly persona: the English Revolution debate of 1940–41

Sina Talachian

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter looks at the emergence of the English Marxist historian’s scholarly persona, which is traced through the debates over the nature of the English Revolution within the Communist Party of ... More


Conclusions

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter covers Edwards’s death in Amsterdam in 1648 and explores the impact of Gangraena on later parliamentarian divisions. It looks at the changing readings of Gangraena from the mid 17th ... More


William Tyndale and English History

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

William Tyndale is among the intellectual forebears of the English Revolution. David Rollinson's The Local Origins of Modern Society: Gloucestershire 1500–1800 provides much useful information about ... More


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