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The English Revolution, 1642-1649

Author: D E Kennedy
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Series: British history in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This animated and sometimes impassioned account of the English Civil War and revolution discloses the fractured mosaic of English society: the war between King and Parliament; the quarrels and debates within the Army; the Army takeover of Parliament; the attempted counter-revolution in the City of London; and the intense factionalism which prevented the cessation of war from becoming a settled peace.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D E Kennedy
ISBN: 031223063X 9780312230630 0333631803 9780333631805
OCLC Number: 42863240
Description: ix, 171 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The War for King and Parliament, 1642-6 --
2. Interregnum, 1646-7 --
3. The Army in Debate --
4. The Second Civil War --
5. Regicide and Republic, January-March 1649.
Series Title: British history in perspective.
Responsibility: D.E. Kennedy.

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The English Civil Wars and Revolution remain controversial. Taking into account the radical exigencies and expectations of war and peace-making, the discordant testimonies from battlefield and  Read more...

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'...well-written, thoughtful introductions to complicated periods that have been fought over by historians with wildly different opinions.' - Albion

 
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