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    DescriptionThis is a new edited collection of critical essays by leading historians which synthesizes current research, and offers original views, on the English civil war.It draws on new archival findings and challenges current orthodoxies, offering a distinctly original variety of perspectives. It locates English events firmly within a broader 'three kingdoms' context. John Adamson is a prize-winning author.It is suitable for undergraduate students of History taking modules on the English Civil Wars, Early Modern Britain, or War and Society; Postgraduate students, teachers and scholars of Civil War history; General Readers; and Library Sale.John Adamson provides a new synthesis of current research on the political crisis that engulfed England in the 1640s. Drawing on new archival findings and challenging current orthodoxies, these essays by leading historians offer a variety of original perspectives, locating English events firmly within a 'three kingdoms' context.


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    Title
    The English Civil War
    Subtitle
    Conflict and Contexts, 1640-49
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John William Adamson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780333986561
    ISBN 10: 0333986563
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    DC22: 942.062
    BISAC V2.8: HIS031000
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    LC classification: DA415 .E53 2009
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    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHWR3, NHWF
    Edition statement
    First.
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    16 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    JOHN ADAMSON is Fellow in History at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, UK. His previous publications include 'The Noble Revolt: The Overthrow of Charles I' (2007), which received the Samuel Pepys Award and was named as 'Book of the Year' by The Economist and The Financial Times.
    Review quote
    'Part of Palgrave Macmillans's excellent "Problems in Focus" series, The English Civil War, edited by John Adamson, is a fascinating collection of essays by leading scholars which now represents the best overview available of current thinking on the topic.' - Paul Lay, History Today 'John Adamson's collection brings together work by an impressive array of contributors, both established leaders in the field and rising stars...It is a fine collection, building on important scholarly work which will have an impact on our understanding of the period.' - Michael Braddick, Times Literary Supplement '...an impressive collection...This is a hugely significant volume, one that invites a major reconceptualization of the field and which will be essential reading for anyone interested in the English Civil War.' -Tim Harris, Brown University, The European Legacy
    Table of contents
    Abbreviations Introduction - High Roads and Blind Alleys: The English Civil War and its Historiography; J.Adamson Rethinking Royalist Politics, 1642-49; D.Scott Anglicanism and Royalism in the 1640s; A.Milton Perceptions of Parliament: Faction and 'The Public'; J.Peacey The Baronial Context of the Irish Civil Wars; J.Ohlmeyer The 'Scottish Moment', 1638-45; A.I.MacInnes Centre and Locality in Civil War England; C.Holmes The Politics of Fairfax's Army, 1645-49; I.Gentles Rhetoric, Reality, and the Varieties of Civil War Radicalism; P.Baker Notes Further Reading Notes on the Contributors Index