The Early Modern Commons

English Republican Works in Europe c.1640-1871

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Chasing Algernon Sidney in Kent

14 March 2014

‘That sounds like a film’, Rachel responded when I told her I was off to the archive again, ‘chasing Sidney in Kent’. That’s true. In fact, I am surprised nobody ever did...

James Burgh and Algernon Sidney in eighteenth-century Germany

9 August 2013

A review of James Burgh’s Political Disquisitions in the Göttingische Anzeigen von gelehrten Sachen from April 1776 described the author thus: “He is a republican. Granted,...