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Joseph Hamburger
Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510-1703)

Locke's Ideas About Authority and Revolution in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Great Britain

To examine how Locke's ideas about authority and revolution were used to defend political authority and to justify challenges to it in Great Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries. The inquiry will focus on such occasions as Dr. Sacheverell's trial, Jacobite risings, the radical agitations of the 1790's, 1816-23, 1831-32, and 1836-48.

Project fields:
British History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1976 – 6/30/1977