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The English Civil War Conflict and Contexts, 1640-49 by John William Adamson
  

The English Civil War Conflict and Contexts, 1640-49

Part of the Problems in Focus Series

Synopsis

The English Civil War Conflict and Contexts, 1640-49 by John William Adamson

John Adamson provides a new synthesis of current research on the political crisis that engulfed England in the 1640s. Drawing on new archival findings and challenging current orthodoxies, these essays by leading historians offer a variety of original perspectives, locating English events firmly within a 'three kingdoms' context.

Reviews

'Part of Palgrave Macmillans's excellent Problems in Focus series, The English Civil War, edited by John Adamson, is a fascinating collection of essays by leading scholars which now represents the best overview available of current thinking on the topic.' - Paul Lay, History Today

'John Adamson's collection brings together work by an impressive array of contributors, both established leaders in the field and rising stars...It is a fine collection, building on important scholarly work which will have an impact on our understanding of the period.' - Michael Braddick, Times Literary Supplement'


About the Author

JOHN ADAMSON is Fellow in History at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, UK. His previous publications include 'The Noble Revolt: The Overthrow of Charles I' (2007), which received the Samuel Pepys Award and was named as 'Book of the Year' by The Economist and The Financial Times.

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Book Info

Publication date

16th December 2008

Author

John William Adamson

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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Format

Hardback
352 pages

Categories

English Civil War

Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700

ISBN

9780333986554

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