Find a copy online
Links to this item
Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Southcombe; Grant Tapsell
|ISBN:||9780230574441 0230574440 9780230574458 0230574459|
|Description:||xiv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Why study restoration history? --
What was restored in 1660?. Restoration ; The impact of revolution I : print and popular politicisation ; The impact of revolution II : constitutional debate ; The impact of revolution III : religion ; Conclusion --
Why were dissenters a problem?. Political violence ; Church and dissent ; Dissenting culture ; Conclusion --
What was at stake in the Exclusion Crisis?. The road to exclusion ; Perceptions of crisis ; The centrality of exclusion ; The impact of exclusion ; Conclusion --
Was Charles II a Successful "Royal Politician"?. A king without a kingdom ; A sacred monarch? ; The image of a king ; Conclusion --
Why did James VII and II lose his thrones? Turning back the clock : making England Catholic again ; Fearing for the future : ostrich feathers versus orange trees ; Protecting the present : honour, interest, and conscience --
How important was the "British" dimension to Restoration political life? Restoring three kingdoms ; Scotland, Ireland, and the Exclusion Crisis ; The reign of James VII and II --
What was the importance of politics out-of-doors in this period?. Concepts ; Spaces ; Media ; Conclusion --
Why study Restoration culture?. Politics ; Sex ; Religion --
What were the main forces for change and continuity in the post-revolutionary world, 1688-1714?. The Tory conscience ; The British context ; War and state formation ; Conclusion : continuity and change.
|Series Title:||British history in perspective (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))|
|Responsibility:||George Southcombe & Grant Tapsell.|
'An impressive text - extremely well organized and highly readable.'- Professor Melinda Zook, Purdue University, USA 'This book is without doubt the most student-friendly of recent accounts of the
- Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688.
- Great Britain -- Civilization -- 17th century.
- Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1688.
- Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century.
- Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685.
- Great Britain -- History -- James II, 1685-1688.
- Politics and government
- Great Britain.