After the Civil Wars: English Politics and Government in the by John Miller

By John Miller

the 1st examine of recovery England from the viewpoint of either rulers and governed, this quantity bargains a necessary reappraisal of 17th century England. The civil wars had a stressful impression at the English humans: stories of bloodshed and destruction and the last word horror of the execution of Charles I persevered to be invoked for many years afterwards. it's always argued that the political and spiritual fissures created by way of the wars divided English society irrevocably, as confirmed by means of the later sour clash among the Whig and Tory events. After the Civil Wars proposes as an alternative that even though there has been political clash, Charles II's reign was once no longer a continuation of the divisions of the civil wars.

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