Publisher description for Reason of state, propaganda, and the Thirty Years' War : an unknown translation / by Thomas Hobbes ; [introduced and edited by] Noel Malcolm.


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Acclaimed writer and historian Noel Malcolm presents his sensational discovery of a new work by Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679): 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
seventeenth-century history, illuminating both the practice of early modern propaganda and the theory of "reason of state".


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 -- Pamphlets.
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 -- Propaganda.
Habsburg, House of.
Altera secretissima instructio Gallo-Britanno-Batava, Friderico V. data.