Bernard Bailyn Quote

The idea of sovereignty current in the English speaking world of the 1760's was scarcely more than a century old. It had first emerged during the English Civil War, in the early 1640's, and had been established as a canon of Whig political thought in the Revolution of 1688.


Chapter V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 198. - The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (1967)

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The idea of sovereignty current in the English speaking world of the 1760's was scarcely more than a century old. It had first emerged during the...

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The idea of sovereignty current in the English speaking world of the 1760's was scarcely more than a century old. It had first emerged during the...

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The idea of sovereignty current in the English speaking world of the 1760's was scarcely more than a century old. It had first emerged during the...

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The idea of sovereignty current in the English speaking world of the 1760's was scarcely more than a century old. It had first emerged during the...