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The Causes of the English Civil War (Historical Association Studies)

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This book provides students with the essential background to the English Civil War and to the historical debates surrounding its causes.

Synopsis:

This book provides readers with the essential background to the English Civil War and the historical debates surrounding its causes. It discusses the pitfalls of arguments about causation and analyzes the events that preceded the war. The volume examines the areas of possible long-term conflict and assesses the different explanations in the light of recent scholarship. The Causes of the English Civil War is an ideal introduction to the period, bringing the latest arguments to bear on this important period in English history.

About the Author

Norah Carlin is Principal Lecturer in Early Modern History at Middlesex University. She is the author of The First English Revolution (1983) and has contributed to Bradshaw (ed.) et al, Representing Ireland: Literature and the Origins of Conflict, 1534-1660 (1993) and Grell & Scribner (ed.), Tolerance and Intolerance in the European Reformation (1996).

Table of Contents

1. The Problem of Causation.

2. The Crisis of 1637-42.

3. Religious Conflicts.

4. Political Tensions.

5. Economic and Social Change.

6. Causes and Theories.

Further Reading.

Bibliography and References.

Chronology.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780631204510
Author:
Carlin, Norah
Author:
Jones, L. Gregory
Author:
Buckley, James J.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Location:
Oxford, UK ;
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Modern - 17th Century
Subject:
Great Britain Politics and government 1603-1649.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Modern - 18th Century
Subject:
Great Britain Politics and government.
Subject:
Great Britain - History - Civil War, 1642-
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Subject:
Early Modern British History
Copyright:
Series:
Historical Association Studies
Publication Date:
January 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.44x5.40x.59 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book provides readers with the essential background to the English Civil War and the historical debates surrounding its causes. It discusses the pitfalls of arguments about causation and analyzes the events that preceded the war. The volume examines the areas of possible long-term conflict and assesses the different explanations in the light of recent scholarship. The Causes of the English Civil War is an ideal introduction to the period, bringing the latest arguments to bear on this important period in English history.
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