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From the Publisher'Hughes has produced an excellent, compelling work that not only spotlights the gendered political world of the English revolution but also makes a clear and convincing argument for the examination of gender and gender roles to better understand the political turmoil of the mid-seventeenth century.'
– Michelle White, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, H-Net
"...Ann Hughes, in this slim but impressive book, makes an important and original contribution to civil wars history through her gender analysis of women and men's experiences from all levels of society." -
"...Hughes' text is essential reading in order to fully understand and combat traditional accounts that leave women and gender out." - Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol. 58, Issue 3
"New books by Ann Hughes are always eagerly anticipated events... [She] is as persuasive and clever in this book as she always is. Gender and the English Revolution makes an important contribution to the study of gender and agency in the early modern period and will be a fixture on undergraduate reading lists for many years to come." - Marcus Nevitt, Renaissance Quarterly