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The Resource The English Civil War : Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain, Diane Purkiss

The English Civil War : Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain, Diane Purkiss

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The English Civil War : Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain
Title
The English Civil War
Title remainder
Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain
Statement of responsibility
Diane Purkiss
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the English Civil War explores the violent battle for power between the monarchy and Parliament from the perspectives of those involved and examines the repercussions of the struggle that ripped apart seventeenth-century England and transformed the face of modern-day Britain
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Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
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163328
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Purkiss, Diane
Dewey number
942.06/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA415
LC item number
.P87 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain
Label
The English Civil War : Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain, Diane Purkiss
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as: The English Civil War: a people's history. London : Harpep Press, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [571]-601) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last cavalier? -- The meek-eyed peace -- Two women: Anna Trapnel and Lucy Hay -- The bishops' wars, the three kingdoms, and montrose -- Pym against the Papists -- Stand up, shout Mars -- The valley of decision -- Bright-harnessed angels: edgehill -- Down with bishops and bells: iconoclasm -- The death of dreams -- The war over Christmas -- The queen's tale: Henrietta Maria -- Newbury fight -- Two capitals: Oxford and London -- The bitterness of war -- Two marriages -- The power of heaven: Marston Moor and Cromwell -- The cookery writers' tales: General Hunger, Hannah Wolley, Kenelm Digby and the Deer of Corse Lawn -- Twenty thousand Cornish boys: the Battle of Lostwithiel -- The nation's nightmares -- Th' easy earth that covers her: the children's tales -- God with us! Montrose's campaign -- New professions: Parliament Joan and Richard Wiseman -- The world is turned upside down: the new model army and Naseby fight -- Ashes: the siege of Taunton and the clubmen -- The birds in the Greenwoods are mated together: Anne Halkett and the escape of James II -- Nor iron bars a cage: the capture of Charles I -- A new heaven and a new earth: Anna Trapnel and the Levellers -- Stand up now, stand up now: Gerrard Winstanley and the diggers -- The second civil war -- To Carisbrooke's narrow case: Charles I in captivity -- Oh, he is gone, and now hath left us here: the trial and execution of Charles I -- Into another mould? The aftermath
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 627 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465067565
Lccn
2006047610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • 69021101
  • (OCoLC)69021101
Label
The English Civil War : Papists, gentlewomen, soldiers, and witchfinders in the birth of modern Britain, Diane Purkiss
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as: The English Civil War: a people's history. London : Harpep Press, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [571]-601) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last cavalier? -- The meek-eyed peace -- Two women: Anna Trapnel and Lucy Hay -- The bishops' wars, the three kingdoms, and montrose -- Pym against the Papists -- Stand up, shout Mars -- The valley of decision -- Bright-harnessed angels: edgehill -- Down with bishops and bells: iconoclasm -- The death of dreams -- The war over Christmas -- The queen's tale: Henrietta Maria -- Newbury fight -- Two capitals: Oxford and London -- The bitterness of war -- Two marriages -- The power of heaven: Marston Moor and Cromwell -- The cookery writers' tales: General Hunger, Hannah Wolley, Kenelm Digby and the Deer of Corse Lawn -- Twenty thousand Cornish boys: the Battle of Lostwithiel -- The nation's nightmares -- Th' easy earth that covers her: the children's tales -- God with us! Montrose's campaign -- New professions: Parliament Joan and Richard Wiseman -- The world is turned upside down: the new model army and Naseby fight -- Ashes: the siege of Taunton and the clubmen -- The birds in the Greenwoods are mated together: Anne Halkett and the escape of James II -- Nor iron bars a cage: the capture of Charles I -- A new heaven and a new earth: Anna Trapnel and the Levellers -- Stand up now, stand up now: Gerrard Winstanley and the diggers -- The second civil war -- To Carisbrooke's narrow case: Charles I in captivity -- Oh, he is gone, and now hath left us here: the trial and execution of Charles I -- Into another mould? The aftermath
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 627 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465067565
Lccn
2006047610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • 69021101
  • (OCoLC)69021101

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