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A History of the Modern British Isles - 1603-1707

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This is a survey of a seminal and intensely controversial period in British history, from the union of the Crowns of England and Scotland in 1603 to the union of the Kingdoms in 1707. The book explores the intersecting histories of the Stuart monarchies and considers how events in each nation were shaped by being part of a multiple kingdom as well as by their own internal dynamics. Throughout, special attention is given to the personalities and political style of successive rulers. Their role in precipitating two revolutions is examined against the background of longer term constitutional, religious and social themes. In particular, the parallels between James I and Charles II, and between Charles I and James II, are clearly drawn out.

It would appear that the front cover and a few early pages have been damaged by moisture and subsequently buckled. There is some bumping to the outside corners. However, the rest of the book is in a very good clean condition, without marking to the pages. The binding is sound.

Item details

Author(s):
David L Smith
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0631194029
ISBN-13:
9780631194026
Number of pages:
430
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
A History of the Modern British Isles - 1603-1707

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This is a survey of a seminal and intensely controversial period in British history, from the union of the Crowns of England and Scotland in 1603 to the union of the Kingdoms in 1707. The book explores the intersecting histories of the Stuart monarchies and considers how events in each nation were shaped by being part of a multiple kingdom as well as by their own internal dynamics. Throughout, special attention is given to the personalities and political style of successive rulers. Their role in precipitating two revolutions is examined against the background of longer term constitutional, religious and social themes. In particular, the parallels between James I and Charles II, and between Charles I and James II, are clearly drawn out.

It would appear that the front cover and a few early pages have been damaged by moisture and subsequently buckled. There is some bumping to the outside corners. However, the rest of the book is in a very good clean condition, without marking to the pages. The binding is sound.

Author(s):
David L Smith
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0631194029
ISBN-13:
9780631194026
Number of pages:
430
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
A History of the Modern British Isles - 1603-1707

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