The Revolution of the Saints: A Study in the Origins of Radical Politics

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Harvard University Press, 1965 - Political Science - 334 pages
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The Puritans as radical leftists? That's Walzer's thesis. There are some genealogical mistakes, as well as sloppy nomenclature, but on the whole Walzer's case is compelling. Read full review

Contents

Chapter
1
TWO CALVINISM
22
THREE TWO CASE STUDIES IN CALVINIST POLITICS
66
MODERN POLITICS
114
FIVE THE ATTACK UPON THE TRADITIONAL
148
SIX THE NEW WORLD OF DISCIPLINE
199
POLITICS
232
EIGHT POLITICS AND WAR
268
NINE CONCLUSION
300
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About the author (1965)

Michael Walzer is Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.

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