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The English Civil War

Conflict and Contexts, 1640-49

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 352
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Problems in Focus

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15 December 2008

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16 December 2008

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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...

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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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A new edited collection of critical essays, by leading historians in the field, which synthesizes recent research on the subject
Draws on new archival findings and challenges current orthodoxies, offering a distinctly original variety of perspectives
Locates English events firmly within a broader 'three kingdoms' context
John Adamson is a prizewinning author 

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.
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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.

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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.

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