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    DescriptionThe period 1642-1651 was one of the most turbulent points in English history. Focusing on the English and Welsh wars and experiences, this book examines the causes, course and consequences of the conflicts. While offering a concise military account, Dr Gaunt draws on the breadth of current scholarship and interpretation to provide a full assessment of the severity of the conflict and the true extent of the impact on civilian life, highlighting areas of continued historical debate. The book also includes personal experiences and biographies of key players, to provide a comprehensive and fascinating account.


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    Title
    The English Civil Wars 1642-1651
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Gaunt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 336 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841764177
    ISBN 10: 1841764175
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JD
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    LC classification: DA415
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/17CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    DC22: 942.062
    B&T Approval Code: A44093000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037040
    B&T Approval Code: A15202021
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027130
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKE, HBWE, 3JD
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DA415 .G385 2003
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHWR3, NHWF
    Illustrations note
    26 colour & 25 b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    22 August 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Dr Peter Gaunt is Reader in History at Chester College, a College of the University of Liverpool. He has published widely on the military, political and constitutional history of mid-seventeenth century England, including 'The British Wars' (Routledge, 1997), and a full length biography of Oliver Cromwell ('Oliver Cromwell', Blackwell, 1996). Peter Gaunt is Chairman of the The Cromwell Association and editor of the annual journal Cromwelliana.
    Review quote
    Essential Histories are remarkably effective in presenting military events in the wider contexts of the new military history.
    Table of contents
    Introduction - Chronology - Background to war - Warring sides - Outbreak - The fighting - Portrait of a soldier - The world around war - Portrait of a civilian - How the war ended - Conclusion and consequences