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The Cambridge School’s “Guicciardinian Moments” Revisited

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the most influential contemporary approach to the study of classical and early-modern republicanism and Niccolò Machiavelli's supposed place within that tradition—the ... More


The Death-Drive Does Not Think

Robert Rowland Smith

in Death-Drive: Freudian Hauntings in Literature and Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640393
eISBN:
9780748671601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640393.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of Freud's propositions concerning the death-drive is that it manifests itself in the human ‘compulsion to repeat’: he argues that because we haven't worked it through we tend to repeat what we ... More


The Valori Family in Florentine Historiography

Mark Jurdjevic

in Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The conclusion integrates the book's various arguments and findings into the larger historiography on Renaissance Florence and Renaissance political culture. In particular, it considers the ... More


Scandalous Writings, Dubious Readings, and the Virtues of Popular Empowerment

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter entertains the idea of Niccolò Machiavelli possibly dismissing Leo Strauss, J.G.A. Pocock, Quentin Skinner, and even Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in much the same manner that he ... More


Introduction

Ben Dew (ed.)

in Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introduction outlines the main features of the economic statecraft tradition, a form of historical writing which presented kings and queens as managers of a nation’s financial and commercial ... More


Writing the history of parliament in Tudor and early Stuart England

Paul Cavill and Alexandra Gajda (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099588
eISBN:
9781526139030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099588.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The enduring controversy about the nature of parliament informs nearly all debates about the momentous religious, political and governmental changes in early modern England – most significantly, the ... More


Afterword

Peter Lake

in Writing the history of parliament in Tudor and early Stuart England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099588
eISBN:
9781526139030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099588.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This piece discusses the individual and collective contribution of the essays in the volume to debates framed by modern scholars on the English Reformation and its impact, a field dominated by Sir ... More


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