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The Offbeat Radicals by Geoffrey Ashe

The Offbeat Radicals

by Geoffrey Ashe

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0413774600, Hardcover)

Drawing on the lives and works of a unique collection of philosophers and writers-including Wordsworth, Blake, Godwin, Wollstonecraft, Carlyle, and others-Geoffrey Ashe shows how English radical thought sowed the seeds for future reform, in opposition to the bloody disappointment of the French Revolution. An authoritative exploration of one of the most intriguing periods of British historical thought.

Geoffrey Ashe is a writer and lecturer specializing in early British history.

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Drawing on the lives and works of a unique collection of scholars, philosophers and literary figures, this text shows how the heirs of English radical thought, some visionary and all ahead of their time, sowed the seeds for future British reform, in opposition to the disappointment of the Revolution.… (more)

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