The First Whigs: The Politics of the Exclusion Crisis, 1678-1683

The First Whigs: The Politics of the Exclusion Crisis, 1678-1683

by J. R. (James Rees Jones
     
 

The Exclusion Crisis was an attempt to bar the King from ascending the throne. The author sets the crisis in its historical perspective as part of a continuing struggle between representative government and monarchial absolutism. The Whigs emerge as a highly disciplined political group who, after winning only a partial victory, were betrayed by a corrupt leader,

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The Exclusion Crisis was an attempt to bar the King from ascending the throne. The author sets the crisis in its historical perspective as part of a continuing struggle between representative government and monarchial absolutism. The Whigs emerge as a highly disciplined political group who, after winning only a partial victory, were betrayed by a corrupt leader, and fell into disunity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313249242
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/04/1985
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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