The Common-wealth of Oceana

TitleThe Common-wealth of Oceana
Year for Search1656
AuthorsHarrington, James (1611-77)
Date Published1656
PublisherPtd. by J. Streater for Livewell Chapman
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Eutopia. Classic work on the reform of England stressing the need for a balanced constitution. The Introduction contains a two page utopia suggesting that Jews should be settled in Ireland. See also 1660 Harrington and Decrees and Orders of the Committee of Safety of Oceana. London: Ptd. 1659, a satire on Oceana.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Works. The Oceana and Other Works. With an Account of His Life by John Toland (London: Ptd. for T. Beket, and T. Cadell, and T. Evans, 1771), 31-210; rpt. Aalen, Germany: Scientia Verlag, 1963; in The Political Works of James Harrington. Ed. J. G. A. Pocock (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1977), 155-359; and in The Commonwealth of Oceana and A System of Politics. Ed. J. G. A. Pocock (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1992), 1-266.

Info Notes

See also 1660 Harrington and Decrees and Orders of the Committee of Safety of Oceana. London: Ptd. 1659, a satire on Oceana.

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Author Note

(1611-77)

Full Text

1656 Harrington, James (1611-77). The Common-wealth of Oceana. London: Ptd. by J. Streater for Livewell Chapman. Rpt. in Works. The Oceana and Other Works. With an Account of His Life by John Toland (London: Ptd. for T. Beket, and T. Cadell, and T. Evans, 1771), 31-210; rpt. Aalen, Germany: Scientia Verlag, 1963; in The Political Works of James Harrington. Ed. J. G. A. Pocock (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1977), 155-359; and in The Commonwealth of Oceana and A System of Politics. Ed. J. G. A. Pocock (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1992), 1-266. DLC

Eutopia. Classic work on the reform of England stressing the need for a balanced constitution. The Introduction contains a two page utopia suggesting that Jews should be settled in Ireland. See also 1660 Harrington and Decrees and Orders of the Committee of Safety of Oceana. London: Ptd. 1659, a satire on Oceana.