Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3198: Revolution and Modern Political Thought

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

The specific readings will vary from year to year but will usually comprise a number of canonical works in early modern political thought. The following is a sample:

Hannah Arendt, On Revolution (New York: Penguin, 1977)

Edmund Burke, Revolutionary Writings Iain Hamspher-Monk ed. (Cambridge: 2014)

Marquis de Condorcet, Political Writings, Stephen Lukes and Nadia Urbinati eds. (Cambridge: 2012)

Frederick Douglas, Selected Speeches and Writings, Philip Sheldon Foner and Yuval Taylor eds. (Chicago: 1999)

John Locke, Two Treatises of Government, Peter Laslett ed. (Cambridge: 1988)

Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, Common Sense, and other Political Writings, Mark Philp ed. (Oxford: 1995)

Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Sylvana Tomasselli (Cambridge: 1995)