The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558 to 1641 by Lawrence StoneThe Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558 to 1641 by Lawrence Stone

The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558 to 1641

byLawrence Stone

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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Based on private papers of aristocratic families, this book presents a new interpretation of the long-term social changes leading up to the English Revolution.
Lawrence Stone is the author of the acclaimed Road to Divorce (OUP, 1990), Family and Fortune (Clarendon Press, 1973), The Crisis of the Aristocracy 1558-1641 (Clarendon Press, 1965), and, with J. C. F. Stone, of An Open Elite? England 1540-1880 (OUP, 1984). His other publications include The Past and the Present (Routledge and Kegan P...
Title:The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558 to 1641Format:HardcoverDimensions:378 pages, 8.5 × 5.2 × 1.73 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019821314X

ISBN - 13:9780198213147


Editorial Reviews

Praise for the original edition:
"The first major and comprehensive study of the English aristocracy as a group for any period of that history....By any standard, a remarkable book."--Historical Journal
"In its imaginative sweep, the quality of its writing, and its intellectual authority, ÝStone's book¨ is a brilliant work."--The New York Review of Books