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1688 : the first modern revolution

Author: Steven C A Pincus
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, cop. 2009.
Series: Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For two hundred years historians have viewed England's Glorious Revolution of 1688-1689 as an un-revolutionary revolution - bloodless, consensual, aristocratic, and above all, sensible. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven C A Pincus
ISBN: 9780300115475 0300115474
OCLC Number: 690440395
Awards: Commended for Connecticut Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2010
Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (History) 2010
Description: 1 v. (XIII-647 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The unmaking of a revolution --
Rethinking revolutions --
Going Dutch: English society in 1685 --
English politics at the accession of James II --
The ideology of Catholic modernity --
The practice of Catholic modernity --
Resistance to Catholic modernity --
Popular revolution --
Violent revolution --
Divisive revolution --
Revolution in foreign policy --
Revolution in political economy --
Revolution in the church --
Assassination, association, and the consolidation of revolution --
Conclusion: the first modern revolution.
Series Title: Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Other Titles: Mille six cent quatre-vingt-huit
Responsibility: Steve Pincus.
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"Utterly extraordinary."Don Herzog, University of Michigan -- Don Herzog " -- Andrew Stuttaford "National Review" (01/01/2009) "Meticulously researched and deftly written" -- Andrew Stuttaford Read more...

 
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