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England Under the Stuarts /
G.M. Trevelyan ; with a new introduction by John Morrill.
edition
Rev. ed.
imprint
London : Routledge, 2002.
description
546 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
ISBN
041527785X
format(s)
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imprint
London : Routledge, 2002.
isbn
041527785X
general note
Originally published: London : Methuen, 1904. First published in paperback 1965.
catalogue key
5995855
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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'A lively view of the Stuart sge, written with a flair and clarity that few modern historians can match.' - BBC History Magzine
'A lively view of the Stuart sge, written with a flair and clarity that few modern historians can match.'- BBC History Magzine
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Summaries
Main Description
An undisputed classic account of England in the years between 1603 and 1714,England Under the Stuartscharts England's progress from a "great nation" to a "great empire". G. M. Trevelyan's masterful narrative explores the major events of this period, which witnessed the upheavals of Civil War, the Restoration and the Glorious Revolution. While never neglecting to examine the conditions of English life, this celebrated historian highlights the liberty and toleration that emerged during these years. Almost a century after its first publication, and now with a new introduction by John Morrill, Trevelyan's thorough survey of the Stuart age remains certain to inform and delight anybody with an interest in this period of English history.
Main Description
An undisputed classic, England Under the Stuartsis an account of England in the years between 1603 and 1714, charting England's progress from a 'great nation' to a 'great empire'. G. M. Trevelyan's masterful narrative explores the major events of this period, which witnessed the upheavals of Civil War, the Restoration and the Glorious Revolution. While never neglecting to examine the conditions of English life, this celebrated historian highlights the liberty and toleration that emerged during these years. Almost a century after its first publication, and now with a new introduction by John Morrill, Trevelyan's thorough survey of the Stuart age remains certain to inform and delight anybody with an interest in this period of English history.
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An undisputed classic, England Under the Stuarts is an account of England in the years between 1603 and 1714, charting England's progress from a 'great nation' to a 'great empire'. G. M. Trevelyan's masterful narrative explores the major events of this period, which witnessed the upheavals of Civil War, the Restoration and the Glorious Revolution. While never neglecting to examine the conditions of English life, this celebrated historian highlights the liberty and toleration that emerged during these years. Almost a century after its first publication, and now with a new introduction by John Morrill, Trevelyan's thorough survey of the Stuart age remains certain to inform and delight anybody with an interest in this period of English history.
Back Cover Copy
England Under the Stuarts is an undisputed classic account of England in the years between 1603 and 1714, charting England's progress from a 'great nation' to a 'great empire'.
Bowker Data Service Summary
England Under the Stuarts explores the major events of this period, which witnessed the upheavals of civil war, the restoration and the glorious revolution. The author also examines the conditions of English life during these years.
Table of Contents
Principal Abbreviations Used in Footnotes
Introduction
Preface to the Revised Edition of 1925
Preface to the Pelican Edition
Introduction
England, 1603-40 - the Upper Class: its Life, Culture, and Social Functions - Law, Police, and Humanitarianismp. 1
England, 1603-40 - the Middle and Lower Classes in Country and Town - Industry and Commerce - the Conditions Favourable to Poetry and to Religionp. 32
James I - Puritans and Catholicsp. 69
James I - Parliaments and Courtiersp. 94
The Rule of Buckingham - Wars and Parliaments, 1624-8p. 124
The Personal Government of Charles I, 1629-40p. 149
The Formation of Parties, November 1640-August 1642p. 187
The Civil War, 1642-6p. 215
Parliament, Army, and King, 1646-9p. 260
The Revolutionary Governments, 1649-60p. 279
The Restoration Epoch, 1660-78p. 317
The Reigns of Terror, 1678-85p. 368
James II, 1685-8p. 411
William and Maryp. 429
Genealogical Key to the Problem of the Spanish Successionp. 446
The Reign of Anne, 1702-14p. 450
Genealogy of the House of Stuartp. 499
List of Parliaments, 1603-1715p. 500
How America was Peopled by the Englishp. 501
The Poor Law after the Restorationp. 503
Who Killed Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey?p. 504
Commercial and Colonial Policy of the Restoration Erap. 505
Finance under the Restoration and Revolution Settlementsp. 506
Bibliographyp. 507
Indexp. 522
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