The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558-1641
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The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558-1641

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Made by Lawrence Stone himself, this abridgement of his highly-regarded study omits many statistical details not needed by the non-specialized reader. It presents a new interpretation of the long-term social changes leading up to the English Revolution of the mid-seventeenth century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 137.16 x 203.2 x 22.86mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged Edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0195002741
  • 9780195002744
  • 1,095,603

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In its imaginative sweep, the quality of its writing, and its intellectual authority, [Stone's book] is a brilliant work. * The New York Review of Books * The first major and comprehensive study of the English aristocracy as a group for any period of that history....By any standard, a remarkable book. * Historical Journal * Praise for the original edition:show more

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