The English Civil War
Conflict and Contexts, 1640-49
Edited by John William Adamson
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English Civil War by John William Adamson
Book DescriptionThis is a new edited collection of critical essays by leading historians which synthesizes current research, and offers original views, on the English civil war.It draws on new archival findings and challenges current orthodoxies, offering a distinctly original variety of perspectives. It locates English events firmly within a broader 'three kingdoms' context. John Adamson is a prize-winning author.It is suitable for undergraduate students of History taking modules on the English Civil Wars, Early Modern Britain, or War and Society; Postgraduate students, teachers and scholars of Civil War history; General Readers; and Library Sale.John Adamson provides a new synthesis of current research on the political crisis that engulfed England in the 1640s. Drawing on new archival findings and challenging current orthodoxies, these essays by leading historians offer a variety of original perspectives, locating English events firmly within a 'three kingdoms' context.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333986561
(215mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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John Adamson provides a new synthesis of current research on the political crisis that engulfed England in the 1640s. Drawing on new archival findings and challenging current orthodoxies, these essays by leading historians offer a variety of original perspectives, locating English events firmly within a 'three kingdoms' context.
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Author Biography - John William Adamson
JOHN ADAMSON is Fellow in History at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, UK. His previous publications include 'The Noble Revolt: The Overthrow of Charles I' (2007), which received the Samuel Pepys Award and was named as 'Book of the Year' by The Economist and The Financial Times.
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