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    Description"The English Civil War" was a series of armed conflicts and political upheavals which spanned the entirety of the British Isles in the mid-seventeenth century. It was fought on a wide range of religious, political and racial issues, and succeeded in dividing the traditional loyalties of class, friendship and family ties within all four kingdoms. This unprecedented period of disruption resulted in far-reaching political revolution, the re-evaluation of political representation and social structure, and ultimately laid the foundations of the British constitution we know today. Martyn Bennett introduces the reader to the main debates surrounding the Civil War, from the St Giles riots in Edinburgh in 1637 to the restoration of Charles II on 8 May 1660, and includes biographies of the key personalities, key events, battles, military institutions of the conflict, and covers the run-up to the conflict, the wars themselves and its aftermath. This comprehensive A-Z companion to the history of the civil wars provides all the facts and figures that an armchair general would ever need.


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    Title
    The English Civil War
    Subtitle
    A Historical Companion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martyn Bennet
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752454825
    ISBN 10: 075245482X
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBW
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, HIS027130
    BIC subject category V2: HBWE
    DC22: 942.0624
    Thema V1.0: NHWR3, NHWF
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    20 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    MARTYN BENNETT is a leading authority on the English Civil War and Professor of Early Modern History at Nottingham Trent University. He has written many internationally acclaimed books on the English Civil War, including a biography of Oliver Cromwell.