English Atlantic In An Age Of Revolution, 1640-1661

English Atlantic In An Age Of Revolution, 1640-1661

by Carla Gardina Pestana
     
 

Between 1640 and 1660, England, Scotland, and Ireland faced civil war, invasion, religious radicalism, parliamentary rule, and the restoration of the monarchy. Pestana offers a sweeping history that systematically connects these cataclysmic events and the development of the infant plantations from Newfoundland to Surinam.See more details below

Overview

Between 1640 and 1660, England, Scotland, and Ireland faced civil war, invasion, religious radicalism, parliamentary rule, and the restoration of the monarchy. Pestana offers a sweeping history that systematically connects these cataclysmic events and the development of the infant plantations from Newfoundland to Surinam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674024120
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Notes on Dating and Editorial Method

Map: The English Atlantic, 1640-1661

Introduction: Revolution and the English Atlantic

Prologue: The English Atlantic in 1640

1. The Challenge of Civil War

2. Puritan Ascendancy and Religious Polarization

3. Regicide and Royalist Rebellions

4. Religious Politics of a "Puritan Revolution"

5. Free Trade and Freeborn English Men

6. Lost Liberty and Laboring People in the Atlantic World

Epilogue: The English Atlantic and the Limits of Restoration

Appendix 1. Population Figures, 1640

Appendix 2. London Pamphlets about New England, 1641-1649

Notes

Index

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