Oliver Cromwell / Edition 1

Oliver Cromwell / Edition 1

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by Peter Gaunt, Gaunt
     
 

This book re-examines Cromwell's life and career. It opens with an assessment of the man and myth, exploring the legends which surround Cromwell, the differing interpretations advanced by generations of historians and the source material upon which such interpretations can be based. The book then provides an extensive, chronologically based examination of

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This book re-examines Cromwell's life and career. It opens with an assessment of the man and myth, exploring the legends which surround Cromwell, the differing interpretations advanced by generations of historians and the source material upon which such interpretations can be based. The book then provides an extensive, chronologically based examination of Cromwell's life and career, highlighting key events and turning points. It closes with thematic assessments of some key aspects of Cromwell, including his character and appearance, his political outlook and his religious beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631204800
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Historical Association Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
485,217
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface.

List of Maps.

Part I: Introduction:.

1. The Man and the Myth.

Pert II: The Life and Career:.

2. Early Life, 1599-1642.

3. The First Civil War, 1642-46.

4. Politics and the Army, 1646-49.

5. Enemies and Divisions, 1649-53.

6. Head of State , 1653-58.

Part III: Conclusions:.

7. The Faces of Cromwell.

Select Bibliography.

Notes.

Index.

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