obsession of Thomas Hobbes the English Civil War in Hobbes" political philosophy by Jules Steinberg

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  • Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679.,
  • Political science -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Political science -- Philosophy.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Historiography.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1642-1649.

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StatementJules Steinberg.
SeriesAmerican university studies. Series X, Political science,, vol. 12, American university studies., v. 12.
LC ClassificationsDA413 .S74 1988
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Paginationxvi, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
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Open LibraryOL2393289M
ISBN 100820405876
LC Control Number87022840

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He claimed that the threatened attack prompted his birth—“mother dear/ Did bring forth twins at once, both me and fear”—and moreover filled him with a lifelong hatred for England’s enemies and a corresponding love of peace and study.

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