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Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch – Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought - Manchester Scholarship Online
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Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Cesare Cuttica


A much-needed monograph of one of the most unpopular and criticised thinkers in the history of political thought, Cuttica's study provides an illuminating and innovative picture of Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and patriarchalism. Appealing to a broad audience in the humanities, this thoroughly researched work will make an essential reading for all those interested in early modern politics and ideas. This book explores Filmer's patriarchalist theories in connection with seventeenth-century English and European political cultures. The nine chapters address a series of important questions regard ... More

Keywords: Filmer, Patriarchalism, Patriotism, Stuart era, Political thought, Context

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719083747
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cesare Cuttica, author