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Stuart England

Stuart England - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415206532

Cover of Stuart England 99 (ISBN 978-0415206532)
ISBN13: 978-0415206532
ISBN10: 0415206537

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 1999
International: No

List price: $45.95

Stuart England - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415206532

Angus Stroud

ISBN13: 978-0415206532
ISBN10: 0415206537

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Stuart England is an invaluable introduction to the political, religious and social history of seventeenth-century England. It provides a wide-ranging and lively account of core events, drawing on both contemporary sources and the latest interpretations by modern historians. From the legacy of Elizabeth I to reign of James II, the book covers all aspects of the monarchy, high and low politics and the culture of the people. Key topics include: English society and religion; ideas of monarchy and government; finance and parliament; and foreign policy.

Table of Contents

1 The Stuart inheritance
2 James I, 1603-25
3 Charles I, 1625-9
4 The Personal Rule of Charles I, 1629-40
5 Political conflict, 1640-2
6 Civil War, 1642-6
7 The Search for a Settlement, 1646-9
8 The European context
9 The Republic, 1649-60
10 Charles II, 1660-73
11 Charles II, 1673-85
12 James II, 1685-8
13 Glorious Revolution?, 1688-1701