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Leveller Movement

Theodore Calvin Pease

Leveller Movement

a study in the history and political theory of the English Great Civil War

by Theodore Calvin Pease

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Published by American Historical Association, Humphrey Milford in Washington, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Statementby Theodore Calvin Pease.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 406p. ;
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17412775M

Also, Rainborough, a Leveller, had been killed, leaving them without their most dynamic speaker. This failure to gain support and force through their reforms at the Putney debates marked the beginning of the end of the Leveller movement.   This chapter also charts the rise of the protest movement — including notable protests by Leveller women — which arose as a result of the imprisonment of the Leveller leaders. De Krey concludes this chapter with an analysis of the Army revolt of , convincingly arguing that historians have all too readily fallen for Rump propaganda in.

  The book is much needed.” —Ted Vallance, History Today “Scholarly, engagingly written, and passionately committed this is a fine and stimulating study that makes a major contribution to our understanding of the Leveller movement and of the period.” —Bernard Capp, Renaissance QuarterlyBrand: Verso Books. 1. There was a direct filtration of ideas from Thomas Müntzer and the communist Anabaptists into England. One of Müntzer's collaborators, Henry Niclaes, survived the smashing of Anabaptism to found familism, a pantheistic creed claiming that man is God, and calling for the establishment of the kingdom of (man) God on Earth, as the only place such a kingdom could ever exist.

  “A profound and scholarly account of the Levellers The book combines the military-political history of the English revolution with an account of the social and ideological struggles that produced, out of the backstreets of seventeenth-century London, one of modernity’s first revolutionary social movements.”. Central to the Leveller strategy was the building of this mass movement. In January suppose copies of a Leveller’s petition were produced and collecting names was a mass activity. Rees argues that the Levellers became a “unique current within the English Revolution by being able to maintain a mass public presence through.


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The Leveller Movement; A Study in the History and Political Theory of the English Great Civil War. The Leveller Movement book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally importan Author: Theodore Calvin Pease.

Webhat9 March (UTC). The 1 November date is correct. This was the first written use of the term 'Leveller'. Gardiner is wrong that the term had common usage before Putney: Generations of professional historians have not been able to.

About The Leveller Revolution. The gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution The Levellers, formed out of the explosive tumult of the s and the battlefields of the Civil War, are central figures in the history of democracy.

The Leveller movement. The Levellers were a political movement united around the programme of the first Agreement Leveller Movement book the People (3 November ; Wolfepp. –34). That Agreement is the first proposal in history for a written constitution based on inalienable natural rights. It embodied three essential by: To trace the evolution of this idea and of the corollaries to it that completed the Leveller platform, to show the political machinery devised by the Levellers to promote it, and in short to sketch the history of the Leveller movement as a whole is the purpose of this essay.

The book is much needed. Rees traces the growth of this Leveller movement through the involvement of the printers William Larner and Richard Overton in the production of illicit anti-episcopal works in the late s. These print networks were also critical to the mass petitioning strategies of the early s, directed against the crown.

The Leveller movement of the s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics in post-civil war England. This book, the first full-length study of the Levellers for fifty years, offers a fresh analysis of the originality and character of Leveller by: The Leveller movement of the s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics in post-civil-war England.

This book, the first full-length study of the Levellers for fifty years, offers a fresh analysis of the originality and character of Leveller thought.

This is very important book in terms of redressing the balance in recent historical debate about the Levellers. John Rees argues convincingly against those historians who insist that the Levellers were only a loose movement with little impact/5. Get this from a library.

The Leveller movement: a study in the history and political theory of the English Great Civil War. [Theodore Calvin Pease]. Book Description: Offers a fresh analysis of the originality and character of Leveller thought.

Foxley challenges received ideas about the Levellers as social contract theorists and Leveller thought as a mere radicalization of parliamentarian Leveller movement of the s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics in post-civil war England.

Although they were a national movement they are firmly rooted in the SERTUC region with key events taking place, and support coming from, Banbury, Bishopsgate, Buckingham, Levellers Day book new_Levellers book new to print 04/05/ Page 1File Size: KB.

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The gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English RevolutionThe Levellers, formed out of the explosive tumult of the s and the battlefields of the Civil War, are central figures in the history of democracy. In Author: John Rees. This is a fascinating account of the Leveller movement even if you do not share the Marxist viewpoint of the author.

The seventeenth century was an exciting time in English history when democratic ideas were advanced and many citizens refused to /5(23).

William Walwyn () was the theorist of the Leveller movement, while John Lilburne was the man of action. This book contains 31 pamphlets by Walwyn on politics, religion and medicine, along with a page biographical Introduction.

And while Foxley’s book is not a narrative of the Leveller movement she is careful to signpost the critical moments of transition. So of the July Remonstrance of Many Thousand Citizens she says this ‘was the first Leveller text to make a claim to a mass following, a significant moment in the genesis of the group’.

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David Como “Secret Printing, the Crisis ofand the Origins of Civil-War Radicalism,” Past and Present, (). An Unattributed Pamphlet of William Walwyn: New Light on the Prehistory of the Leveller Movement.The Leveller movement of the s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics in post-civil war England.

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