‘To our generation fell the good fortune of re-discovering the Levellers. To the classical liberal historians they meant rather less than nothing. This neglect is puzzling.
But what we have rediscovered is not merely the fact that the Levellers anticipated our fathers in most of the social and political reforms of the next 300 years; they were, until Cromwell crushed them, the dynamic pioneers, who had the initiative during the most formative years of the Inter-regnum. They would have won for our peasants in the mid-17th century what the Great Revolution gained for those of France at the close of the 18th.’
Christopher Hill talking about H.N. Brailsford’s book The Levellers and the English Revolution.
Spokesman Books have published several titles about the Levellers. Browse the titles here in this section or look at our Socialist Classics range for more.
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A History of British Socialism£11.95 Add to cart
A Radical Reader£18.00 Add to cart
Cromwell and Communism£15.00 Add to cart
The Levellers£18.00 Add to cart
The Levellers and the English Democratic Tradition£2.00 Add to cart
Time The Refreshing River£9.99 Add to cart
Time The Refreshing River£20.00 Add to cart