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Published: 15 November 2008

320 Pages | 7 halftones, 3 maps

ISBN: 9780198731627

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The Seventeenth Century

Edited by Jenny Wormald

Short Oxford History of the British Isles

  • Coverage of the 'short' seventeenth century, from the accession of James I to the revolution of 1688
  • Stress on the deep differences between the kingdoms of the British Isles is balanced by recognition of the interlinking 'British' impact of tensions within each
  • Diverse coverage includes cultural, religious, and intellectual history alongside material history
  • Each chapter written by a leading individual scholar, ensuring mature, reliable, and expert analysis of each area covered