The Common Freedom of the People: John Lilburne and the English Revolution
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Published By OUP Oxford
ISBN : 9780198803232
Category : British History
Format : Hardback
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[An] excellent new biography ... Braddick is able to introduce the reader very succinctly and clearly to the wider context in which Lilburne's ideas were formed. This is no mean feat given the complexity and rapidity of the political changes of the period. (Edward Vallance, Literary Review)

Clear and accessible, wise and measured ... The Common Freedom of the People is an important book. (Kwasi Kwarteng, The Sunday Times)

This political life [provides] a vivid portrait of both the man and his age. (Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education)

John Lilburme was a polemicist and martyr unafraid to speak truth to power. Michael Braddick's masterly political biography offers an exciting new reading of the significance of his career as a political activist, and of his lasting legacy on both sides of the Atlantic. (John Walter, Emeritus Professor, University of Essex)

Michael Braddick is Professor of History at the University of Sheffield, and has held academic positions and visiting Fellowships in the USA, Australia, France, and Germany. He has published widely on the social, political, and economic history of British and American society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His most recent book is God's Fury, England's Fire (2008).

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