The English Civil War: A Military History

The English Civil War: A Military History

by Peter Gaunt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788310598
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 10/30/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Peter Gaunt is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Chester. His books include The British Wars, 1637-1651; The English Civil War: The Essential Readings; The English Civil Wars; Oliver Cromwell; and The Correspondence of Henry Cromwell, 1655-59.

Table of Contents

List of maps
List of colour plates
List of other illustrations
Introduction: The Faces of War
1. 'One Unexpected Accident after Another, as Waves of the Sea': The Origins and Causes of the English Civil War
2. 'And Thus Innocently Began this Cursed War': The War Begins, a Nation Divides and the Conflicts of 1642
3. 'So Many Asses to the Slaughter': The Nature of the English Civil War
4. 'War is a Womb Big With Many Miseries': The Fighting and Campaigns of 1643
5. 'Pluck[ing] a Victory out of the Enemies' Hands': The Fighting and Campaigns of 1644
6. 'Bestrewed with Carcases of Horses and Men': The Fighting and Campaigns of 1645-46 and the Outcome of the War
Conclusion: The Impact, Consequences and Legacy of the Civil War
Guide to further reading

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