Further reading

A selection of interesting books on the Putney Debates and its historical context.

Philip Baker, The Levellers: The Putney Debates (Verso, 2007)

Philip Baker and Elliot Vernon (eds.), The Agreements of the People, the Levellers, and the Constitutional Crisis of the English Revolution (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

Charles Firth (ed.), The Clarke Papers (Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1992)

Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down (Penguin, 1991)

Michael Mendle (ed.), The Putney Debates of 1647: The Army, the Levellers, and the English State
(Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Adrian Tinniswood, The Rainborowes: Pirates, Puritans and a Family’s Quest for the Promised Land (Jonathan Cape, 2013)

A. S. P. Woodhouse (ed.), Puritanism and Liberty: Being the Army Debates 1647-9 (Everyman Ltd, 1986)

Read the original text of the Putney Debates online


Online Library of Liberty – The Clarke Papers