Oliver Cromwell: New Perspectives by Patrick LittleOliver Cromwell: New Perspectives by Patrick Little

Oliver Cromwell: New Perspectives

byPatrick Little

Hardcover | November 24, 2008

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Little integrates the latest research from younger and established scholars to provide a new evaluation and 'biography' of Cromwell. The book challenges received wisdom about Cromwell's rise to power, his political and religious beliefs, his relationship with various communities across the British Isles and his role as Lord Protector.
PATRICK LITTLE is Senior Research Officer at the History of Parliament Trust, UK. His publications include Lord Broghill and the Cromwellian Union with Ireland and Scotlandand (with David L. Smith)Parliament and Politics during the Cromwellian Protectorate.
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Title:Oliver Cromwell: New PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.81 inPublished:November 24, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230574203

ISBN - 13:9780230574205

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1636: The Unmaking of Oliver Cromwell?; S.Healy.- 'One That Would Sit Well At the Mark: The Early Parliamentary Career of Oliver Cromwell; S.K.Roberts.- 'Lord of the Fens': Oliver Cromwell's Reputation and the First Civil War; S.L.Sadler.- 'A Despicable Contemptible Generation of Men'?: Cromwell and The Levellers; P.Baker.- Cromwell in Ireland Before 1649; P.Little.- Oliver Cromwell and the Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms; K.MacKenzie.- Oliver Cromwell (alias William) and Wales; L.Bowen.- The Lord Protector's Servants and Courtiers; A.Barclay.- John Thurloe and the Offer of the Crown to Cromwell; P.Little.- 'Fit for Public Services'; The Upbringing of Richard Cromwell; J.Peacey.- Index.

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"This is an excellent contribution to Cromwellian biographical pointillism: it demonstrates clearly that the Cromwell scholarship is a dynamic and living entity. It presents us in so many ways with New Model Cromwell."
- Martyn Bennett, Professor of Early Modern History, Nottingham Trent University