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    Freemen, Free Labor, and Republican Discourses of Liberty in Early Modern England.Geoff Kennedy - 2013 - Contributions to the History of Concepts 8 (2):25-44.
    This article examines the development of popular discourses of liberty as independence emerging from the struggles between peasants and landlords over the course of the late medieval and early modern periods. This discourse, relating to the aspirations of the dependent peasantry for free status, free tenure, and free labor, articulated a conception of independence that overlapped with the emerging republican discourse of the seventeenth century. However, whereas republicanism focuses almost exclusively on the arbitrary powers of the monarchical state, the popular (...)
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    Diggers, Levellers, and Agrarian Capitalism: Radical Political Thought in 17th Century England.Geoff Kennedy - 2008 - Lexington Books.
    This book situates the development of radical English political thought within the context of the specific nature of agrarian capitalism and the struggles that ensued around the nature of the state during the revolutionary decade of the 1640s.
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    Citizens to Lords: A Social History of Western Political Thought From Antiquity to the Middle Ages.Geoff Kennedy - 2011 - Historical Materialism 19 (1):304-318.
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    Brill Online Books and Journals.Martin Hart-Landsberg, Paul Burkett, Paresh Chattopadhyay, Christopher J. Arthur, Geoff Kennedy, Andrew Robinson, Simon Tormey, John Eric Marot, Martin Thomas & Wal Suchting - 2006 - Historical Materialism 14 (3):3-43.
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    The 'Republican Dilemma' and the Changing Social Context of Republicanism in the Early Modern Period.Geoff Kennedy - 2009 - European Journal of Political Theory 8 (3):313-338.
    This article relates the evolving relationship between republicanism and the problem of ‘empire’ to the changing social contexts within which republican political theory emerges in the early modern period. It is argued that the initial antagonism between republicanism and empire was a politically constituted dilemma that related to the specific configuration of economic and political power characteristic of pre-capitalist societies. With the development of capitalism in England in the early modern period, the problem of empire becomes partially resolved due to (...)
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    Digger Radicalism and Agrarian Capitalism.Geoff Kennedy - 2006 - Historical Materialism 14 (3):113-143.
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    Reflections on Political Theory: A Voice of Reason From the Past by Neal Wood.Geoff Kennedy - 2006 - Historical Materialism 14 (3):315-329.