Restoration Politics, Religion and Culture: Britain and Ireland, 1660-1714 by George Southcombe

Restoration Politics, Religion and Culture: Britain and Ireland, 1660-1714

byGeorge Southcombe, Grant Tapsell

Paperback | January 15, 2010

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$44.68 online 
$48.50
Earn 223 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

This essential volume offers students a number of highly focused chapters on key themes in Restoration history. Each addresses a core question or issue and uses a variety of sources to illustrate and illuminate arguments. The authors provide clear introductions to different aspects of the reigns of Charles II and James VII/II.

About The Author

GEORGE SOUTHCOMBE is on the History Faculty at Keble College, Oxford.  GRANT TAPSELL is a Lecturer in Modern History at University of St Andrews.
Polemic: Language as Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Discourse
Polemic: Language as Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Discourse

by Almut Suerbaum

$138.59$173.13

Available for download

Not available in stores

English Nonconformist Poetry, 1660¿1700, Vol 3
English Nonconformist Poetry, 1660¿1700, Vol 3

by George Southcombe

$242.57$283.50

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:Restoration Politics, Religion and Culture: Britain and Ireland, 1660-1714Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.53 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230574459

ISBN - 13:9780230574458

Customer Reviews of Restoration Politics, Religion and Culture: Britain and Ireland, 1660-1714

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements * Introduction: What was Restored in 1660? * Why were Dissenters a Problem? * What was at Stake in the Exclusion Crisis? * Was Charles II a Successful 'Royal Politician'? * Why Did James VII and II Lose His Thrones? * How Important was the 'British' Dimension to Restoration Political Life? * How Important was Politics 'Out-of-Doors' in the Restoration Period? * Why Study Restoration Culture? * Conclusion: The post-Revolutionary World
* Notes * Bibliography * Index

Editorial Reviews


"An impressive text - extremely well organized and highly readable." - Professor Melinda Zook, Purdue University

"This book is without doubt the most student-friendly of recent accounts of the Restoration period. It is well written, with a light and engaging style, and deftly argued." - Dr David Scott, History of Parliament Trust, UK