CHRISTOPHER HILL ON THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION: A SCEPTICAL DE-CODING OF SIGNIFICANCES.

Conal Condren

Abstract


Christopher Hill is an eminent historian and hence I am pleased to provide acommentary on his paper concerning the significance of the English Revolution of theseventeenth century. My response is to the version of the paper I was given to read andwhich was then delivered at the workshop, although I understand that a similar versionwas given to a more a general audience earlier in 1987. I propose to approach the topiclargely obliquely--complementing Hill's paper for the most part, rather than criticising itin detail.

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