School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Meanings of a Commonwealth - English Political Ideas 1500-1800Western Sydney University Unit Code: 100878.3


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
David Rollison

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 60 credit points at Level 1.

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
Primary sources of English political thought from the Tudors to the American, French and Industrial Revolutions. Topics include 'Influences' (Aristotle, Magna Carta, Machiavelli), The Commonwealthmen, Shakespeare, Bacon, Hobbes, the Levellers and True Levellers, Paine, Wollstonecraft and Marx. A study of the variant meanings and usages of 'Commonwealth' before it was adopted by Australia at Federation.


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