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The English Civil War : a people's history

Author: Diane Purkiss
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This history of the English Civil War brings to life the people who fought and died in it and in doing so changed the history of the world. It draws on sources such as letters, ballads, illustrations, plays and material from private collections and is peopled with rich characters including John Milton and Oliver Cromwell.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Purkiss
ISBN: 9780007150625 0007150628
OCLC Number: 74521756
Notes: Originally published: London: HarperPress, 2006.
Description: xxiii, 627 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Diane Purkiss.

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This popular history of the English Civil War tells the story of the bloody conflict between Oliver Cromwell and Charles I from the perspectives of those involved.  Read more...

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`Rich, vivid and passionate...a moving, lyrical and principled piece of writing...Purkiss has a gift for evocation.' Independent`You begin to get close to what it would have been like to live through Read more...

 
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