The First Whigs: The Politics of the Exclusion Crisis, 1678-1683

Hardcover | June 1, 1985

byJ. R. Jones

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The Exclusion Crisis was an attempt to bar the King from ascending the throne. The author sets the crisis in its historical perspective as part of a continuing struggle between representative government and monarchial absolutism. The Whigs emerge as a highly disciplined political group who, after winning only a partial victory, were betrayed by a corrupt leader, and fell into disunity.

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The Exclusion Crisis was an attempt to bar the King from ascending the throne. The author sets the crisis in its historical perspective as part of a continuing struggle between representative government and monarchial absolutism. The Whigs emerge as a highly disciplined political group who, after winning only a partial victory, were be...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 1, 1985Publisher:Greenwood Press Reprint

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ISBN - 10:0313249245

ISBN - 13:9780313249242

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