Description - People and Parliament by George Yerby
This book offers a fresh and rounded perspective on the English Revolution of the 1640s. It uses detailed evidence to show how the economic requirement for parliament's services underpinned a demand for political change. It suggests that this took shape through a working 'discourse' of ideas about the status of representative forms.
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Author Biography - George Yerby
GEORGE YERBY has worked as an historical researcher since taking his degree at Birkbeck, London, UK, in 1986. He has contributed to the Dictionary of National Biography. People and Parliament is his first book, and draws on twenty years' research into the local and political background of the Civil War Period.