The Agreements of the People, the Levellers, and the Constitutional Crisis of the English…

Hardcover | December 15, 2012

EditorPhilip Baker, Elliot Vernon

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In the first ever book on the Agreements of the People, the essays explore the origins, impact and legacy of the attempt to settle the nation by a written constitution at the height of the English Revolution. The volume sheds new light on the Levellers, the army, the nature of civil war radicalism and the fragmentation of the Parliamentarian cause.

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In the first ever book on the Agreements of the People, the essays explore the origins, impact and legacy of the attempt to settle the nation by a written constitution at the height of the English Revolution. The volume sheds new light on the Levellers, the army, the nature of civil war radicalism and the fragmentation of the Parliamen...

PHILIP BAKER is a senior research Officer at the Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, UK.ELLIOT VERNON is a barrister in London, formerly of Robinson College, University of Cambridge, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 10.8 × 5.7 × 1 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542700

ISBN - 13:9780230542709

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Acknowledgements

Notes on Contributors

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Introduction: The History and Historiography of The Agreements of the People; E.Vernon & P.BakerOaths, Covenants, Associations and the Origins of the Agreements of the People: The Road To and From Putney; E.VallanceThe People of the Agreements: The Levellers, Civil War Radicalism and Political Participation; J.PeaceyConstitutionalism: Ancient, Modern and Early Modern in the Agreements of the People; D.A.OrrThe Levellers, Decentralisation and the Agreements of the People; P.BakerFreedom of Conscience and the Agreements of the People; R.FoxleyThe New Model Army and the Constitutional Crisis of the Later 1640s; I.Gentles Drafting the Officers' Agreement of the People: A Reappraisal; F.Henderson'A Firme and Present Peace; Upon Grounds of Common Right and Freedome': The Debate on the Agreements of the People and the Crisis of the Constitution, 1647-59; E.VernonDiggers, True Levellers and the Crisis of the English Revolution; A.HughesThe Agreements of the People and the Constitutions of the Interregnum Governments; D.L.SmithAppendix I

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Won Book of the Week at the University of Buckingham (7th August 2013)

"The [historiographical] landscape is altered in sometimes startling, but always refreshing, ways and, for those interested in the English revolution, the development of constitutional thought and the sources and character of early modern radicalism, this is an indispensable text." - J.C. Davis, Parliamentary History