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Philosophy and politics in later Stuart Scotland neo-Stoicism, culture, and ideology in an age of crisis, 1540-1690 by Allan, David

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Published by Tuckwell Press in East Linton, Scotland .
Written in English



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  • Philosophy, Scottish.,
  • Scotland -- Politics and government -- 17th century.,
  • Scotland -- Politics and government -- 16th century.,
  • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.,
  • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-237) and index.

StatementDavid Allan.
LC ClassificationsDA800 .A45 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3989012M
ISBN 101862321256
LC Control Number2001320892

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