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The levellers and the English Revolution

Henry Holorenshaw

The levellers and the English Revolution

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Levellers,
  • Communism -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1642-1660

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [95]-96.

    StatementHenry Holorenshaw ; with a foreword by Joseph Needham.
    SeriesThe new people"s library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23802750M


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Levellers and the English Revolution (Socialist Classics) Paperback – September 9, by Henry N. Brailsford (Author)Cited by: As far as the English revolution is concerned this writer's sympathies lie with the social program put forth by John Lilburne and the Levellers and the social actions of Gerard Winstanley and the True Levellers (or Diggers) on Saint George's Hill.5/5(2).

The levellers and the English revolution. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Levellers and the English Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(14). Foxley’s book should be seen as an important contribution to placing the Levellers in their proper revolutionary context.

This is an excellent book. Foxley’s work will be required reading for those who wish to understand the importance, and radical influence, of Leveller thought and action during the English Cited by: A gripping narrative history of the English Revolution and the radical Levellers The Levellers, revolutionaries that grew out of the explosive tumult of the s and the battlefields of the Civil War, are central figures in the history of democracy/5.

The Levellers were a relatively loose alliance of radicals and freethinkers who came to prominence during the period of instability that characterised the English Civil War of – The most prominent Levellers were John Lilburne, Richard Overton, William Walwyn, John Wildman, Edward Sexby and Colonel Thomas Rainborough.

“A profound and scholarly account of the Levellers The book combines the military-political history of the English revolution with an account of the social and ideological struggles that produced, out of the backstreets of seventeenth-century London, one of modernity’s first revolutionary social movements.”.

The Levellers, an extremist English Puritan sect, instigated an abortive revolution in the 17th century. As these writings show, the activities of this group were varied and wide-ranging: radical journalism and pamphleteering combined The spirit of the first democratic protest movement in modern history is dramatically captured in this collection of contemporary documents.4/5(3).

The Agreements of the People were a series of written constitutions proposed variously by Levellers, soldiers and citizens for the settlement of the nation at the height of the English Revolution.

The essays in this book explore the various Agreements in the context of the constitutional crisis that engulfed England in the late s and s.

John Rees’s new book tells the story of the central role of the Levellers. He argues that the Levellers, whose influence was extensive, particularly within Parliament’s New Model Army and in London, were the key political force that drove forward the English Revolution.

The Levellers were not a tiny sect. The Levellers and the English Democratic Tradition by Tony Benn The Levellers continue to inspire political debate and public interest. Thousands of people travel to Burford, attracted by their story with its ideas of democracy and common ownership.

The book takes full account of recent scholarship, and contributes to historical debates on the development of radical and republican politics in the civil war period, the nature of tolerationist thought, the significance of the The levellers and the English Revolution book movement and The levellers and the English Revolution book extent of the Levellers’ influence in the ranks of the New Model by: Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of 46 results for Books: "The Levellers and the English Revolution".

The Levellers, revolutionaries that grew out of the explosive tumults of and the battlefields of the Civil War, are central figures in the history of democracy. In this thrilling narrative John Rees brings to life the men - including John Lilburne, Richard Overton, Thomas Rainsborough - and women who ensured victory at war, and brought England to the edge of radical republicanism/5(23).

It may be hard to believe but there has been no single-author, book length study of the Levellers since H. Brailsford’s The Levellers and the English Revolution was published in Rachel Foxley has ended this interregnum in fine style, but before looking at her new work it is worth examining why its publication is such a rare occurrence.

A book on the Levellers and the English Revolution based on his doctoral research was published by Verso in Rees is currently active in the organisation Counterfire for which he has written two short books, Strategy and Tactics and alongside Joseph Daher The People Demand: A short history of the Arab revolutions.

[10]Born: Wiltshire. About The Leveller Revolution. The gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution The Levellers, formed out of the explosive tumult of the s and the battlefields of the Civil War, are central figures in the history of democracy.

The Agreements of the People were a series of written constitutions proposed variously by Levellers, soldiers and citizens for the settlement of the nation at the height of the English Revolution.

The essays in this book explore the various Agreements in the context of the constitutional crisis that engulfed England in the late s and : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Books. Berens, Lewis Henry. The Digger Movement in the Days of the Commonwealth at Project Gutenberg; Hill, Christopher ().

"Levellers and True Levellers". The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution. London: Temple Smith. ISBN Petegorsky, David W. () []. "The theme of this book is that the levellers were, until Cromwell crushed them, the dynamic pioneers, who had the initiiative during the most formative years of the Inter-regnum.".

This book reinterprets the Leveller authorships of John Lilburne, Richard Overton and William Walwyn, and foregrounds the role of ordinary people in petitioning and protest during an era of civil war and revolution.

The Levellers sought to restructure the state in around popular consent and. The Levellers and the English revolution. [Henry Noel Brailsford] -- Comprehensive history of the Leveller; necessary to make allowances for the political views of the author who was a Marxist; he tries to show William Walwyn as a socialist by bending the evidence.

Books Fact Leveller Movement Brailsford, H.N. () The Levellers and the English Revolution Spokesman Books Foxley, R. () The Levellers: Radical Political Thought in the English Revolution Manchester University Press Macpherson.

C.B. () The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism Oxford University Press Mendle, M. (Ed) () The Putney Debates of The Army, the Levellers.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: First published in Great Britain by The Cresset Press, First published as a Spokesman University Paperback in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brailsford, Henry Noel, Levellers and the English revolution.

[Stanford, Calif.] Stanford University Press, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The term "English Revolution" has been used to describe two different events in English first to be so called—by Whig historians—was the Glorious Revolution ofwhereby James II was replaced by William III and Mary II as monarch and a constitutional monarchy was established.

In the twentieth century, however, Marxist historians introduced the use of the term "English. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brailsford, Henry Noel, Levellers and the English revolution. London: Cresset Press,   John Rees tells the gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution.

The Levellers were formed out of the explosive and tumultuous s and the battlefields of the Civil War and became central figures in the history of democracy. The Christopher Hill Memorial Lecture will be given by historian Norah Carlin, author of The Causes of the English Revolution.

She will be speaking on the subject of her forthcoming book Regicide or Revolution. What Petitioners Wanted, September - January The lecture coincides with T 5/5(1).

The Levellers sought to restructure the state in around popular consent and liberty for conscience, especially in their Agreement of the ing the Levellers, Volume Two examines the later political efforts of Leveller spokesmen like John Lilburne, John Wildman, and Richard Overton, and their from ending in the troop revolts, the Leveller impact continued in.

The book is much needed. While academic research on the Levellers has gone through something of renaissance, we have to go back to H.N. Brailsford’s The Levellers and the English Revolution () for a book-length study of the subject aimed at a general readership.

The Levellers and the english Revolution by HOLORENSHAW, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Leveler, member of a republican and democratic faction in England during the period of the Civil Wars and Commonwealth. The name Levelers was given by enemies of the movement to suggest that its supporters wished to “level men’s estates.” The Leveler movement originated in –46 among radical s.

The Levellers were a 17th century radical movement that emerged from the tumult of the Civil Wars advocating ideas that would be central to the development of democracy. this talk will examine their development, key characters such as John Lilburne and Thomas Rainsborough and their role in creating a political revolution which still has a.

(9) G. Trevelyan, English Social History () page (10) Brian Manning, The Crisis of the English Revolution () page (11) Katherine Chidley, A New-Years-Gift to Mr.

Thomas Edwards () (12) Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution () page   John Rees, The Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England (Verso ), xxi, pp. Establishment historians have always attempted to minimise the importance of the English revolution, and especially the role of popular forces during the : Dominic Alexander.

H.N. Brailsford, The Levellers and the English Revolution, edited and prepared for publication by Christopher Hill (Manchester: Spokesman Books, ). The Leveller Tracts,edited by William Haller and Godfrey Davies (Gloucester, Mass.: Peter Smith, ).

H.N. Brailsford has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. H.N. Brailsford’s most popular book is Candide. On 17 Maythree soldiers were executed on Oliver Cromwell’s orders in Burford churchyard, Oxfordshire, England. They were the leaders of men who belonged to the movement known as the Levellers.

They had decided to fight against Cromwell who they considered was betraying the ideals of what the “Civil War”, i.e. the English Revolution, had been : Dudley Edwards. The World Turned Upside Down is a study of the radical ideas which were found in many pamphlets and books in the period of the English Revolution (approximately to ).

If one can get by his occasional outbursts of joy over the Soviet revolution and his references to people like Herbert Marcuse this is a highly enjoyable read/5(5).The English Revolution (also called the Engish Civil War) was a period of armed conflict and political turmoil between and which pitted supporters of Parliament against the Crown, the trial and execution of Charles I, the replacement of the monarchy with the Commonwealth of England (), the rise of Oliver Cromwell to a virtual military dictatorship, and the eventual.