Areopagitica & Other Political Writings of John Milton

Author:   John Milton ,  John Alvis
Publisher:   Liberty Fund Inc
ISBN:  

9780865971974


Pages:   463
Publication Date:   01 May 1999
Format:   Paperback
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Areopagitica & Other Political Writings of John Milton


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As poet, statesman, and pamphleteer, John Milton remains one of the singular champions of liberty in the annals of history. Even in his mediations on theology Milton strove to demonstrate that liberty -- of conscience -- is one of the inviolable rights of free peoples. He published several revolutionary manifestos, two works defending regicide, and of course the famous Areopagitica, or defense of freedom of expression and the press against censorship. John Alvis has collected into a superb one-volume edition all of Milton's political writings of enduring importance. These include the entirety of Areopagitica, The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates, A Defence of the People of England, The Second Defence of the People of England, The Readie and Easie Way to Establish a Free Commonwealth, and Mr. John Milton's Character of the Long Parliament. John Milton (1608-1674) was the author also of Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained and served as Latin secretary to Oliver Cromwell during the Commonwealth.

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Author:   John Milton ,  John Alvis
Publisher:   Liberty Fund Inc
Imprint:   Liberty Fund Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 23.00cm , Height: 3.00cm , Length: 15.50cm
Weight:   0.830kg
ISBN:  

9780865971974


ISBN 10:   0865971978
Pages:   463
Publication Date:   01 May 1999
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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John Alvis is Professor of English at the University of Dallas and the Institute for Philosophic Studies.

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