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Published by Folger Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Other titlesPolitical thought in early modern England, 1600-1660.
StatementGordon J. Schochet, editor ; with Patricia E. Tatspaugh and Carol Brobeck.
SeriesProceedings / Folger Institute Center for the History of British Thought -- Vol. 3
ContributionsSchochet, Gordon J., Folger Institute. Center for the History of British Political Thought., Folger Shakespeare Library.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,295 p. ;
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20859532M

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