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Restoration And Revolution In Britain

Author : Gary S. De Krey
ISBN : 9781137052285
Genre : History
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Charles II was restored to the rule of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1660, less than twelve years after the execution of his father, Charles I, and the ensuing republican experiment in government. Popular at first, the Restoration nevertheless failed to provide lasting settlement in any of the British kingdoms. Restoration and Revolution in Britain examines the political history of these kingdoms, from the Interregnum through Britain's eighteenth-century rise to power. Written especially for students approaching the Restoration for the first time, this essential introduction: - assesses the reasons for the failure of settlement in the reigns of Charles and of his brother, James II - integrates the histories of Charles's different realms - examines the many connections between politics and Protestant religious disagreements - provides helpful historical context for understanding a range of contemporary authors such as Bunyan, Locke and Milton - concludes with an examination of the Glorious Revolution of 1688-89 and explains why settlement was finally achieved through revolution rather than through restoration.

Revolution And Restoration

Author : John Stephen Morrill
ISBN : UOM:39015029729574
Genre : History
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Betrachtungen Ber Die Franz Sische Revolution

Author : Edmund Burke
ISBN : UOM:39015065499678
Genre : France
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Social Life In England From The Restoration To The Revolution 1660 1690

Author : William Connor Sydney
ISBN : HARVARD:32044090367467
Genre : Great Britain
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Britain In Revolution

Author : Austin Woolrych
ISBN : 0191542008
Genre : History
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This is the definitive history of the English Civil War, set in its full historical context from the accession of Charles I to the Restoration of Charles II. These were the most turbulent years of British history and their reverberations have been felt down the centuries. Throughout the middle decades of the seventeenth century England, Scotland, and Ireland were convulsed by political upheaval and wracked by rebellion and civil war. The Stuart monarchy was in abeyance for twenty years in all three kingdoms, and Charles I famously met his death on the scaffold. Austin Woolrych breathes life back into the story of these years, the sweep of his prose buttressed by the authority of a lifetime's scholarship. He captures the drama and the passion, the momentum of events and the force of contingency. He brilliantly interweaves the history of the three kingdoms and their peoples, gripping the reader with the fast-paced yet always balanced story.

The Final Crisis Of The Stuart Monarchy

Author : Tim Harris
ISBN : 9781843838166
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Written in a lively and engaging style, and designed to be accessible to a broader audience, this collection combines new research with the latest scholarship to provide a fresh and invigorating introduction to the revolutionary period that transformed Britain and its empire.

Britain And The Papacy In The Age Of Revolution 1846 1851

Author : Saho Matsumoto-Best
ISBN : 9780861932658
Genre : History
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Britain's support for constitutional government in Italy and anxieties about the Irish Catholic Church brought Britain and the Papacy briefly together.

Der Alte Staat Und Die Revolution

Author : Alexis de Tocqueville
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Revolution And Counter Revolution In England Ireland And Scotland 1658 1660

Author : Brian Manning
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112991802
Genre : Great Britain
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Detailing the events between the death of Cromwell and the Restoration of the monarchy in Britain, historian Brian Manning, whose work has been highly praised by the late Christopher Hill, shows that the Restoration was by no means inevitable after Cromwell's death. He argues that there were great ideological and political battles fought over the future of Britain between 1658 and 1660. The strength of Manning's argument lies in the detail with which he evokes the political activity of ordinary groups of people in 17th century Britain. This is Marxist history at its very best.

History Of The Wars Of The French Revolution

Author : Edward Baines
ISBN : OSU:32435021655048
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