The Making of Modern Freedom

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  1. Realms of Freedom in Modern China
    This book, the fifteenth and final volume of the series The Making of Modern Freedom, explores a variety of issues surrounding questions of human rights and freedom in China.... Learn More
    Published: 24th March 2005
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. Women, Privilege, and Power
    This book examines the many different ways in which women achieved public standing and exercised political power in England from the middle of the 18th century to the present. It shows how rank, property, and inheritance could... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2002
    Hardback | £69.00
  3. The Idea of Freedom in Asia and Africa
    In Africa and Asia, the conceptualization of freedom for individuals and societies has been heavily influenced by the translation of specific European or American ideas of freedom into new political and social contexts. This... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2002
    Hardback | £65.00
  4. Fiscal Crises, Liberty, and Representative Government 1450-1789
    These essays focus on the growth of representative institutions and the mechanics of European state finance from the end of the Middle Ages to the French Revolution.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1994
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  5. Terms of Labor
    This volume deals with the general issues of the causes and consequences of the rise of so-called free labor from slavery and serfdom in Europe, the United States, and the Caribbean over the past four to five centuries, and points... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
    Hardback | £77.00
  6. Freedom and Religion in the Nineteenth Century
    The subject of religious liberty in the nineteenth century has been defined by a liberal narrative that has prevailed since Mill and Macaulay to Trevelyan and Commager, to name only a few philosophers and historians who wrote... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
    Hardback | £82.00
  7. Revolution and the Meanings of Freedom in the Nineteenth Century
    In the aftermath of the French Revolution, "freedom" came to have a host of meanings. This volume examines these contested visions of freedom both inside and outside of revolutionary situations in the nineteenth century, as each... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 1996
    Hardback | £72.00
  8. The Origins of Modern Freedom in the West
    Previous volumes in the ambitious series The Making of Modern Freedom have shown how modern freedom emerged most decisively in a modern form in seventeenth-century England. The present volume looks back in time to address some... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1995
    Hardback | £69.00
  9. The French Idea of Freedom
    This book explores the origins of the Declaration in the political thought and practice of the preceding three centuries that Tocqueville designated the "Old Regime."... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1995
    Hardback | £101.00
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  10. Devising Liberty
    This book focus on the various constitutional problems surrounding the need to provide both enough union and public authority to guarantee defense and order, and a sufficient degree of individual liberty to satisfy the demands... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Hardback | £86.00
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  11. Republicanism, Liberty, and Commercial Society, 1649-1776
    This examination of republicanism in an Anglo-American and European context gives weight not only to the thought of the theorists of republicanism but also to the practical experience of republican governments in England, Geneva,... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1994
    Hardback | £73.00
  12. Liberty Secured?
    The essays in this volume do not claim that the Revolution of 1688-89 in itself constituted an epoch-making event in the history of progress and freedom. Instead, they argue that it marks an important conjunction of many trends,... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1992
    Hardback | £69.00
  13. Parliament and Liberty from the Reign of Elizabeth to the English Civil War
    These essays treat the evolution of English ideas of liberty from the end of the Elizabethan period up to the 1740's in the context of English constitutional and parliamentary history.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1992
    Hardback | £69.00