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War in England : 1642-1649

Author: Barbara Donagan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A fresh approach to the English civil war, War in England 1642-1649 focuses on answering a misleadingly simple question: what kind of war was it to live through? Drawing extensively on primary  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Donagan
ISBN: 9780199285181 0199285187 9780199565702 0199565708
OCLC Number: 805234378
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Morris D. Forkosch Prize 2008, awarded by the American Historical Association Shortlisted for the Longman-History Today Book Award 2008.
Description: XII, [4], 443 s., [21] s. tabl. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Before the War ; 3. The Texture of War: the Soldier's World ; 4. Slay in Love: the Moral and Judicial Economy of the Civil War ; 5. The Protagonists ; 6. Case Histories: Two Sieges ; 7. Conclusion
Responsibility: Barbara Donagan.


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[A] thorough, lucid and balanced account. * American Historical Review * It is a book whose insights should be considered and absorbed by anyone with an interest in the early modern world and in Read more...

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