England Under the Stuarts

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 546 pages
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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.

 

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What an amazing book, and to think it was published in 1904 when the author was 28! The first two chapters are an overview of how people lived in the 1600's and their social connections. These two ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER 3
69
CHAPTER 6
149
The Formation of Parties November 1640August 1642
187
CHAPTER 8
215
CHAPTER 9
260
CHAPTER 10
279
CHAPTER 11
317
CHAPTER 12
368
James II 16858
411
CHAPTER 14
429
Genealogy of the House of Stuart
499
Commercial and Colonial Policy of the Restora
505
Index
522
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G. M. Trevelyan (1876 and 1962) was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University, and his most famous works include British History in the Nineteenth Century (1922), History of England (1926) and English Social History (1944).

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