By John Gurney
The ebook establishes the neighborhood origins of the Digger circulate, and units out to envision pre-civil battle social kinfolk and social tensions within the parish of Cobham - from the place major numbers of the Diggers got here - and the impression of civil battle within the local people. It presents an in depth account of the Surrey Digger settlements and of neighborhood reactions to the Diggers, and it explores the unfold of Digger actions past Surrey. In chapters at the writings and profession of Gerrard Winstanley, it seeks to supply a reinterpretation of 1 of the most important thinkers of the English Revolution.
This ebook might be of curiosity to all these attracted to England's mid-seventeenth-century revolution and within the heritage of radical movements.
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Brave community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution (Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP) by John Gurney