Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

The Rump Parliament was brought to power in 1648 by Pride's Purge and forcibly dissolved by Oliver Cromwell in 1653. This book is a detailed account of the intervening years. Dr Worden concentrates particularly on the Rump's policies in the contentious fields of legal, religious and electoral reform; its attempts to live down its revolutionary origins, to disown its more radical supporters, to conciliate those Puritans alienated by the purge and the King's death, and to re-create the Roundhead party of the 1640s. He examines the Rump's struggles for survival in the face of the Royalist threat between 1649 and 1651, and its fatal quarrel with the Cromwellian army thereafter. A concluding chapter deals with the Rump's forcible dissolution. This novel and challenging interpretation of the most dramatic phase of the English Revolution will interest all specialists in seventeenth-century political and constitutional history.

Buy The Rump Parliament 1648 - 53 book by Blair Worden from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521292139
ISBN-10: 0521292131
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-May-1977
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Rump Parliament 1648 - 53 book by Blair Worden and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author Blair Worden

Hugh Trevor-Roper by Blair Worden

Hugh Trevor-Roper

Hardback, February 2016
$48.26
God's Instruments by Blair Worden

God's Instruments

Paperback, October 2013
$40.46
John Milton by Blair Worden

John Milton

Paperback, August 2010
$50.36
English Civil Wars by Blair Worden

The English Civil Wars

Paperback, November 2009
$17.35