The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

Within the English revolution of the mid 17th century which resulted in the triumph of the protestant ethic the ideology of the propertied class there threatened another, quite different, revolution Its success might have established communal property, a far wider democracy in political and

The English Civil Wars, 1642-1651 (Essential Histories 58)

The period 1642 1651, one of the most turbulent in the history of mainland Britian, saw the country torn by civil wars Focusing on the English and Welsh wars this book examines the causes, course and consequences of the conflicts While offering a concise military account that assesses the wars in

God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars

The sequence of civil wars that ripped England apart in the seventeenth century was one of the most devastating conflicts in its history It destroyed families and towns, ravaged the population and led many, both supporters of Charles I and his opponents, to believe that England s people were being