Restoration Politics, Religion and Culture: Britain and Ireland, 1660-1714 by George SouthcombeRestoration 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 | November 27, 2009

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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.
GEORGE SOUTHCOMBE is on the History Faculty at Keble College, Oxford.  GRANT TAPSELL is a Lecturer in Modern History at University of St Andrews.
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Title:Restoration Politics, Religion and Culture: Britain and Ireland, 1660-1714Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230574459

ISBN - 13:9780230574458

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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

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"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