The Civil Wars in Britain and Ireland: 1638-1651 / Edition 1

The Civil Wars in Britain and Ireland: 1638-1651 / Edition 1

by Martyn Bennett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631191550

ISBN-13: 9780631191551

Pub. Date: 01/30/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides a fresh perspective on one of the most complex and turbulent periods in the history of the British Isles. Setting the experience of Wales, Scotland and Ireland alongside England, the author examines the interplay of politics, societies and culture both within and between each of the four nations involved in the political struggles of the

Overview

This book provides a fresh perspective on one of the most complex and turbulent periods in the history of the British Isles. Setting the experience of Wales, Scotland and Ireland alongside England, the author examines the interplay of politics, societies and culture both within and between each of the four nations involved in the political struggles of the mid-seventeenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631191551
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/30/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
468
Sales rank:
949,235
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

List of Maps.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Part I: Rebellion: .

1. Britain and Ireland in 1638.

2. War.

3. Parliaments in Opposition.

4. Rebellion in Ireland.

Part II: War:.

5. The Agony of Choosing Sides.

6. The Wars Develop.

7. The Costs of War.

8. Victory and Defeat.

9. War in the Celtic Nations 1644-7.

Part III: A Revolution in the Making:.

10. The Radical and Conservative Impetus.

11. Engagement to Execution.

12. Crisis.

13. A Crowning Mercy.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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