Christopher Hill

The century of revolution, 1603-1714

Revelry at an inn

Christopher Hill's grassroots history of 17th-century England, as the modern state began to take shape.

The English Revolution, 1640

Illustration of levellers in discussion

Christopher Hill's Marxist analysis of the English civil war and revolution in the 17th century, published in 1940.

The world turned upside down: radical ideas during the English revolution - Christopher Hill

The World Turned Upside Down - Christopher Hill

Historical study of the proto-communist groups in the time of the English revolution and the conditions that birthed them.

Gerrard Winstanley: 17th Century Communist at Kingston - Christopher Hill

A lecture delivered at Kingston University in 1996 by the great historian of the English Civil War on the subject of Gerrard Winstanley; a founder of the Diggers, visionary, land squatter and early communist pamphleteer.