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The English Civil War free pdf In this compelling history of the violent struggle between the monarchy and Parliament that tore apart seventeenth-century England, a rising star among British historians sheds new light on the people who fought and died through those tumultuous years. Drawing on exciting new sources, including letters, memoirs, ballads, plays, illustrations, and even cookbooks, Diane Purkiss creates a rich and nuanced portrait of this turbulent era. The English Civil Wars dramatic consequences-rejecting the divine right monarchy in favor of parliamentary rule-continue to influence our lives, and in this colorful narrative, Purkiss vividly brings to life the history that changed the course of Western government.

About Diane Purkiss

Diane Purkiss is a Fellow and Tutor at Keble College, Oxford. She is the author of the highly acclaimed "The Witch in History" and "At the Bottom of the Garden." She holds a B.A. from the University of Queensland, and a Ph.D. from Merton College, Oxford. She lives in Oxford, England.

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Author : Diane Purkiss
Publisher : Basic Books
Data Published : 13 November 2007
ISBN : 0465067573
EAN : 9780465067572
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 680 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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