The Putney Debates of The Army the Levellers and the English State In the autumn of soldiers and officers of Oliver Cromwell s New Model Army held discussions near London on the constitution and future of England Would there be a king and lords or not Would su

  • Title: The Putney Debates of 1647: The Army, the Levellers, and the English State
  • Author: Michael Mendle J.G.A. Pocock Patricia Crawford Tim Harris William Lamont Blair Worden Austin Woolrych Lesley Le Claire
  • ISBN: 9780521650151
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the autumn of 1647, soldiers and officers of Oliver Cromwell s New Model Army held discussions near London on the constitution and future of England Would there be a king and lords, or not Would suffrage be limited to property holders Would democratic changes lead to anarchy Three generations of scholars examine the debates in their multiple contexts the Putney debIn the autumn of 1647, soldiers and officers of Oliver Cromwell s New Model Army held discussions near London on the constitution and future of England Would there be a king and lords, or not Would suffrage be limited to property holders Would democratic changes lead to anarchy Three generations of scholars examine the debates in their multiple contexts the Putney debates themselves, the nature and history of the actual text that has come down to us, the immediate concerns of the Army, the role of Leveller and other democratic ideas, the wider ramifications for politics and gender of the issues underlying Putney, and the place of the debates and the Levellers in 19th and 20th century historical consciousness.Though frequently anthologized and widely read, the debates receive here their first sustained and varied scrutiny, resulting in a much richer appreciation of the very words reported to have been spoken by Oliver Cromwell, Henry Ireton, Thomas Rainborough, and the others, during those three tense and exhilarating days.

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