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1688 the first modern revolution

Author: Steven C A Pincus
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. Yale University Press 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: 0300115474 9780300115475 9780300171433 0300171439
OCLC Number: 760395554
Awards: Commended for Connecticut Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2010
Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (History) 2010
Description: xiii, 647 p. il., mapas 26 cm.
Contents: Unmaking of a modern revolution Rethinking revolutions Going Dutch : the transformation of English society English politics at the accession of James II Ideology of Catholic modernity 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 Conclusion 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: Sixteen eighty-eight
Responsibility: Steve Pincus.

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