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Author Malcolm, Noel.

Title Reason of state, propaganda, and the Thirty Years' War / an unknown translation by Thomas Hobbes ; Noel Malcolm
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (x, 227 pages)
Contents Preface -- A note on dates and transcriptions -- Hobbe's early career -- The translation : authorship, date, and style -- The 'Secretissima instructio' texts -- The distribution of the Alterio secretissima instructio in England -- Palatine politics : Cavendish, Mansfield, and Hobbes -- 'Reason of state' and Hobbes -- Hobbes's translation of Altera secretissima instructio -- Altera secretissima instructio -- List of manuscripts
Summary "Acclaimed writer and historian Noel Malcolm presents his sensational discovery of a new work by Thomas Hobbes: a propaganda pamphlet on behalf of the Habsburg side in the Thirty Years' War, translated by Hobbes from a Latin original. Malcolm's book explores a fascinating episode in 17th century history"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-219) and index
Notes Manuscript in parallel English and Latin; commentary in English
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Subject Habsburg, House of.
Hobbes -- Thomas -- 1588-1679.
Habsburg, House of
SUBJECT Altera secretissima instructio Gallo-Britanno-Batava, Friderico V. data.
Altera secretissima instructio Gallo-Britanno-Batava, Friderico V. data fast
Subject Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 -- Pamphlets
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 -- Propaganda
Dertigjarige oorlog.
TrettioƄriga kriget 1618-1648 -- propaganda.
Krigspropaganda -- historia.
Genre/Form Pamphlets
Form Electronic book
Author Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679.
LC no. 2006036959
ISBN 9780191527050
OTHER TI Altera secretissima instructio Gallo-Britanno-Batava, Friderico V. data. English & Latin.