The Levellers in the English Revolution

The Levellers in the English Revolution The spirit of the first democratic protest movement in modern history is dramatically captured in this collection of contemporary documents The Levellers an extremist English Puritan sect instigated

  • Title: The Levellers in the English Revolution
  • Author: G.E. Aylmer
  • ISBN: 9780801409578
  • Page: 432
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The spirit of the first democratic protest movement in modern history is dramatically captured in this collection of contemporary documents 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 combinedThe spirit of the first democratic protest movement in modern history is dramatically captured in this collection of contemporary documents 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 with ideological zeal and political activism, all within the framework of mass organization.These unusual documents, supplemented by the editor s informative introduction, shed light on the events of the period, on the personalities of the remarkable Leveller leaders, and on the sources of Leveller ideology.

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