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The eighteenth-century commonwealthman

studies in the transmission, development, and circumstance of English liberal thought from the restoration of Charles II until the war with the thirteen colonies

by Caroline Robbins

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Published by Liberty Fund in Indianapolis, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Political science -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCaroline Robbins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN210 .R6 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 465 p. :
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3688351M
      ISBN 100865974276
      LC Control Number2003054617
      OCLC/WorldCa52575338

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Scores of obscure figures are mentioned with little or no explanation of who the people are. Many people are mentioned early in the book, yet very brief biographies of them appear only hundreds of pages later.

The writing is dull. The book also presumes a detailed knowledge of seventeenth and eighteenth century British history/5(6).

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Of the Previous Edition “Professor Robbins’ book, a monumental piece of mature scholarship is a history of liberal ideas and the men who promulgated them in England from the Restoration to the American War of Independence.” —John Charles Weston, Jr., The Review of Politics () In her Introduction to The Eighteenth-Century The eighteenth-century commonwealthman book, Caroline Robbins.

"The Review of Politics "()In her Introduction to "The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman," Caroline Robbins wrote that the Commonwealthmen were "a gifted and active minority of the population of the British Isles, who kept alive, during an age of extraordinary complacency and legislative inactivity, a demand for increased liberty of /5(6).

The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman; The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman Studies in the Transmission, Development, and Circumstance of English Liberal Thought from the Restoration of Charles II Until the War with the Thirteen Colonies By Caroline Robbins.

Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online provides reviews of books published on all aspects of the “long” eighteenth century, both in the United States and abroad. Reviews are commissioned by EBRO editors Clorinda Donato and Norbert Schürer at California State University, Long Beach, where the site is housed.

Caroline Robbins, The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman: Studies in the Transmission, Development, and Circumstance of English Liberal Thought from the Restoration of Charles II until the War with the Thirteen Colonies (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, ).

For additional information about the 18thC Commonwealthmen see the following. The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman While they had little influence on the main stream of English development in the eighteenth century, obviously they affected ideas during the American, French, and other revolutionary movements.

Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration along with selected art from the book. At Harvard Business Review. The eighteenth-century commonwealthman: studies in the transmission, development and circumstance of English liberal thought from the restoration of Charles II until the war with the thirteen colonies by Robbins, CarolinePages:   The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman: Studies in the Transmission, Development and Circumstance of English Liberal Thought from the Restoration of Charles II until the War with the Thirteen Colonies by Caroline Robbins (review) ; John M.

NorrisAuthor: John M. Norris. Get this from a library. The eighteenth-century commonwealthman. [Caroline Robbins] -- "Bibliographical commentary": pages Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. ) Introduction -- Some seventeenth-century commonwealthmen -- The Whigs of the Revolution and of.

Caroline Robbins is the author of The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), The pursuit of happine /5. Inof course, Caroline Robbins wrote of The Eighteenth Century Commonwealthman, and two years later in The AntiFederalists Jackson Turner Main also called attention to Trenchard and Gordon as important sources for the thinking of the American revolutionaries.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The eighteenth-century commonwealthman by Caroline Robbins,Harvard University Press edition, in EnglishPages: Read the full-text online edition of The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman: Studies in the Transmission, Development, and Circumstance of English Liberal Thought from the Restoration of Charles II until the War with the Thirteen Colonies ().

Of the Previous Edition "Professor Robbins’ book, a monumental piece of mature scholarship is a history of liberal ideas and the men who promulgated them in England from the Restoration to the American War of Independence.”--John Charles Weston, Jr.,The Review of Politics () In her Introduction to The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman, Caroline Robbins wrote /5.

In her Introduction to The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman, Caroline Robbins wrote that the Commonwealthmen were "a gifted and active minority of the population of the British Isles, who kept alive, during an age of extraordinary complacency and legislative inactivity, a demand for increased liberty of conscience.".

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Download books for free. Find books. She wrote The Eighteenth Century Commonwealthman in Her parents were Rowland Richard (–) and Rosa Marion Robbins (nee Harris). Her father was a farmer and he was on Middlesex county council.

Her brother, Lionel, would become an economist. She took her doctorate at London University with a treatise on Andrew Marvell. Caroline Robbins’ The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman (, republished in ) was a pioneering work of intellectual history.

The celebrated historians Bernard Bailyn, J.G.A. Pocock, and Gordon Wood all drew directly from Robbins’ text in their own revisionist studies of the “republican” ideals that motivated American revolutionaries and their British.

In the early eighteenth century, the language of politeness became a major fixture of English discourse.

Centring on the term ‘politeness’ and consisting of a vocabulary of key words (such as ‘refinement’, ‘manners’, ‘character’, ‘breeding’, and ‘civility’) and a range of qualifying attributes (‘free’, ‘easy’, ‘natural’, ‘graceful’, and many others), the Cited by: Two Democratic Traditions The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman.

by Caroline Robbins. Harvard University Press. pp. $ The important problem which Professor Robbins sets herself has never been properly tackled: what is the connection between the English revolutionaries of —60 and the radicals of the age of John Wilkes and the American.

2 For a useful overview of ‘commonwealth’ see Jones, Whitney, The tree of commonwealth, – (Madison, NJ, and London, ).American state commonwealths include Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Kentucky. In the British imperial context, the term appears to derive from Jan Smuts, who suggested it inand it was used in the .