The English Civil Wars 1642-1651
By (author) Peter Gaunt
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English Civil Wars 1642-1651 by Peter Gaunt
Book DescriptionThe period 1642-1651 was one of the most turbulent points in English history. Focusing on the English and Welsh wars and experiences, this book examines the causes, course and consequences of the conflicts. While offering a concise military account, Dr Gaunt draws on the breadth of current scholarship and interpretation to provide a full assessment of the severity of the conflict and the true extent of the impact on civilian life, highlighting areas of continued historical debate. The book also includes personal experiences and biographies of key players, to provide a comprehensive and fascinating account.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841764177
(248mm x 170mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Gaunt
English Civil War, Hardback (May 2014)
In this vividly narrated history of the deadly conflict that engulfed the nation during the 1640s, Peter Gaunt shows that, with the exception of World War I, the death-rate was higher than any other contest in which Britain has participated.
Correspondence of Henry Cromwell, 1655 -1659, Hardback (July 2008)
This volume of Henry Cromwell's correspondence sheds new light on the post English civil war administration of Ireland.
British Wars, 1637-1651, Paperback (October 1997)
A concise history of events in England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland during the 1640s. Gaunt explores the relationship between the kingdoms and assesses whether the wars can be seen as a single conflict or inter-related, separate conflicts.
Oliver Cromwell, Paperback (May 1997)» View all books by Peter Gaunt
aeoProvides a fresh and provocative assessment of one of the leading figures of British history. aeo Interweaves interpretative narrative of Cornwalla s life with an in--depth assessment of his long--term historical narrative. aeo Draws from original source material throughout, explaining the difficulties faced in handling contemporary evidence.
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Author Biography - Peter Gaunt
Dr Peter Gaunt is Reader in History at Chester College, a College of the University of Liverpool. He has published widely on the military, political and constitutional history of mid-seventeenth century England, including 'The British Wars' (Routledge, 1997), and a full length biography of Oliver Cromwell ('Oliver Cromwell', Blackwell, 1996). Peter Gaunt is Chairman of the The Cromwell Association and editor of the annual journal Cromwelliana.
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