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The Reigns of Charles II and James VII and II
     

The Reigns of Charles II and James VII and II

by Lionel K. J. Glassey, Lionel J. Glassey (Editor)
 
British history in the period from the restoration of 1660 to the revolution of 1688, no less than in other periods, has been subject to 'revisionism'. This volume examines and analyses some of the challenging new theories relating to politics, society, religion and culture that have attracted attention in recent years. It provides both a wide-ranging survey of the

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British history in the period from the restoration of 1660 to the revolution of 1688, no less than in other periods, has been subject to 'revisionism'. This volume examines and analyses some of the challenging new theories relating to politics, society, religion and culture that have attracted attention in recent years. It provides both a wide-ranging survey of the principal themes of the post-restoration era, and a series of insights derived from the detailed research of individual contributors.

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Examines and analyzes some of the challenging new theories relating to politics, society, religion, and culture from the time of the British Restorations of 1660 to the Revolution of 1688-9. All contributors are specialists in aspects of late 17th-century British history; thus, the volume provides both a general survey of the principal themes of the Post-Reformation era as well as specific insights derived from the detailed research of each historian. A sampling of topics: Restoration political thought; politics, finance, and government; religion; the Restoration town; land ownership; the aristocracy; the country gentry, consumption and wealth; and international relations, war, and the armed forces. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780312165086
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Series:
Problems in Focus Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.71(h) x 0.93(d)

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