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Citizenship in BritainA History$
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Derek Heater

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780748622252

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622252.001.0001

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The efflorescence of political thinking

The efflorescence of political thinking

(p.30) Chapter 2 The efflorescence of political thinking
Citizenship in Britain

Derek Heater

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter begins with a discussion of the emergence of radicalism. It then considers the failed attempts to establish a representative, parliamentary system of republican government and to write a republican constitution during the 1650s. The discussion then turns to the theories of Hobbes and Locke.

Keywords:   radicalism, republicanism, Hobbes, Locke

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