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    DescriptionThis book offers a new evaluation and 'biography' of Cromwell, which draws on the latest research to challenge the accepted view of his life, character and political career.2008 is the 350th anniversary of Oliver Cromwell's death and so a new evaluation of his life is particularly timely. It brings together cutting-edge scholarship that challenge the accepted view of Cromwell. It is accessibly written to capitalise on the general interest in Cromwell and to appeal to A-level students.Little integrates the latest research from younger and established scholars to provide a new evaluation and 'biography' of Cromwell. The book challenges received wisdom about Cromwell's rise to power, his political and religious beliefs, his relationship with various communities across the British Isles and his role as Lord Protector.


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    Title
    Oliver Cromwell
    Subtitle
    New Perspectives
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Patrick Little
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 368 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230574212
    ISBN 10: 0230574211
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    LC classification: DA428.1 .O45 2009
    DC22: 942.062092
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    Illustrations note
    1 black & white line drawings, 3 maps, 1 black & white halftones
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    01 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    PATRICK LITTLE is Senior Research Officer at the History of Parliament Trust, UK. His publications include Lord Broghill and the Cromwellian Union with Ireland and Scotland and (with David L. Smith) Parliament and Politics during the Cromwellian Protectorate.
    Review quote
    'This is a collection of essays that are startlingly fresh in their judgements: it presents a whole series of challenges to the entrenched view of Cromwell as a man driven by religious zeal and little else.' - John Morrill FBA, Professor of British and Irish History, University of Cambridge 'This book...contains many useful insights into his [Cromwell's] character and how contemporaries saw him.' - Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1636: The Unmaking of Oliver Cromwell?; S.Healy 'One That Would Sit Well At the Mark: The Early Parliamentary Career of Oliver Cromwell; S.K.Roberts 'Lord of the Fens': Oliver Cromwell's Reputation and the First Civil War; S.L.Sadler 'A Despicable Contemptible Generation of Men'?: Cromwell and The Levellers; P.Baker Cromwell in Ireland Before 1649; P.Little Oliver Cromwell and the Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms; K.MacKenzie Oliver Cromwell (alias William) and Wales; L.Bowen The Lord Protector's Servants and Courtiers; A.Barclay John Thurloe and the Offer of the Crown to Cromwell; P.Little 'Fit for Public Services'; The Upbringing of Richard Cromwell; J.Peacey Index