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Revolution : the great crisis of the British monarchy, 1685-1720

Author: Tim Harris
Publisher: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To an extraordinary extent everyone in Britain still lives under the shadow of the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688. This last successful invasion was a massive and violent event. Harris captures the sense that this was a great turning point in Britain's history and shows the severe price that was paid.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Tim, 1958-
Revolution.
London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2006
(OCoLC)646276385
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Harris
ISBN: 0713997591 9780713997590
OCLC Number: 62225462
Notes: Sequel to: Restoration : Charles II and his kingdoms, 1660-1685.
Description: xviii, 622 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The reign of James II and VII, 1685-8 --
The accession of the true and lawful heir --
Meeting the radical challenge: the Scottish and English parliaments and the rebellions of Argyll and Monmouth --
'That unhappy island of Ireland' --
Scotland under James VII --
Catholic absolutism in England --
Revolutions in three kingdoms, 1688-91 --
Yielding an active obedience only according to law --
The desertion --
'The greatest revolution that was ever known': the revolution settlement in England --
The glorious revolution in Scotland --
'This wofull revolution' in Ireland --
Conclusions: the revolutions, their aftermaths, and the remaking of Britain, 1691-1720.
Responsibility: Tim Harris.
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Well-crafted narrative and study of the political events surrounding the Glorious Revolution of 1688. Harris analyzes the significant and often overlooked impact Scotland and Ireland had on the crisis, investigates the popular upheavals, spontaneous...
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