John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

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This book considers the context of the colonial policies of Britain, Locke's contribution to them, and the importance of these ideas in his theory of property. It also reconsiders the debate about John Locke's influence in America, challenging a number of other interpretations.;The author breaks new ground in her interpretation of Locke's writings about the Indians and English colonization of America--a subject largely overlooked in the past.;The book argues that Locke's theory of property must be understood in ...

John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism 1996, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198279679

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