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Agents of the People

Democracy and Popular Sovereignty in British and Swedish Parliamentary and Public Debates, 1734–1800

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Analysing parliamentary references to the people, this book provides a more nuanced interpretation of eighteenth-century re-evaluations of democracy. It shows how interaction between parliamentarians and the public sphere in different political cultures produced more modern conceptions of the legitimacy of political power.

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