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Leveller Legacies

Martin Loughlin

in Political Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810223
eISBN:
9780191847363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810223.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents an account of the constitutional ideas of a political group known as the Levellers. Formed during the course of the English revolution, they survived only a few years and failed ... More


Popular Resistance and the Idea of Rights

Guy Aitchison

in Radical Republicanism: Recovering the Tradition's Popular Heritage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198796725
eISBN:
9780191837944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796725.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Neo-republican theorists have expressed scepticism at the idea of non-institutional moral rights which they associate with objectionable aspects of the natural rights tradition. However, their ... More


Rival Recollections

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which the republics’ opponents sought to propagate their own, alternative interpretations of Britain’s domestic conflicts. The first two sections focus on different ... More


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