The English Wars and Republic, 1637-1660 - Questions and Analysis in History (Paperback)Graham E. Seel (author)
Paperback 152 Pages / Published: 22/07/1999
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The English Civil Wars explores the period of turmoil in British history from 1637 and the latter part of the reign of Charles I, to the restoration with Charles II in 1660. The religious and political crises surrounding the Civil Wars, and the key personalities of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell are discussed in detail. The book combines narrative, interpretations, source material, questions and worked answers.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 8 mm
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