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England on edge : crisis and revolution, 1640-1642

Author: David Cressy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed. 2006, repr. 2009]View all editions and formats

Traces the collapse of the government of Charles I, the disintegration of the established church, and the accompanying cultural panic that led to Civil War. Focusing on the years 1640 to 1642, this  Read more...


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Named Person: Karl, England König.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Cressy
ISBN: 9780199280902 0199280908
OCLC Number: 729895359
Description: 446 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: PART I: CAROLINE DISTEMPERS ; 1. Crisis and Revolution ; 2. The Pulse of the Kingdom: Distempers of the Times ; 3. Life and Death amidst Distraction and Fears ; 4. Insolencies of the Army: Soldiers and Civilians 1640-1642 ; 5. The People's Fury, the Lambeth Disturbances, and the Insurrection of May 1640 ; PART II: THE GREAT AFFAIRS OF THE CHURCH ; 6. The Laudian Ascendancy ; 7. Laudian Authority Undermined ; 8. Babylon is Fallen ; 9. Parish Turmoils ; 10. Swarms of Sectaries ; 11. Conservative Reactions: The Laudians Fight Back ; PART III: THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION ; 12. The Press Overpressed ; 13. News of High Distractions ; 14. Discourse, Opinion, and the Making of a Revolutionary Culture ; 15. Libels, Satire, and Derison ; 16. The Social Order Threatened ; PART IV: THE ONSET OF CIVIL WAR ; 17. Tumults and Commotions ; 18. Death's Harbinger: The Drift to Civil War ; Postscript: Why the English Revolution Matters ; Index
Responsibility: David Cressy.


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...ambitiously comprehensive and pointedly detailed * Matthew McIntyre, Sixteenth Century Journal * Few have trawled the archives with so fine a net and Cressy's account must command respect. All Read more...

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