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Rebellion : the history of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution / Peter Ackroyd.

Author/Creator:
Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press ; 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 502 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714.
Stuart, House of.
Summary:
Examines the Stuart dynasty during a turbulent seventeenth century marked by civil war, the execution of Charles I, the rule of Oliver Cromwell, and the deposition and exile of James II.
Contents:
A new Solomon
The plot
The beacon
The God of money
The angel
The vapours
What news?
A Bohemian tragedy
The Spanish travellers
An interlude
Vivat Rex
A fall from grace
Take that slime away
I am the man
The crack of doom
The shrimp
Sudden flashings
Venture all
A great and dangerous treason
Madness and fury
A world of change
Worse and worse news
A world of mischief
Neither hot nor cold
The gates of Hell
The women of war
The face of God
The mansion of liberty
A game to play
To kill a king
This house to be let
Fear and trembling
Healing and settling
Is it possible?
The young gentleman
Oh prodigious change
On the road
To rise and piss
And not dead yet?
The true force
Hot news
New infirmities
Or at the cock?
Noise rhymes to noise
The Protestant wind.
Notes:
First published in Great Britain by Macmillan as a set, complete in 6 volumes, under the common title: The history of England; Rebellion is volume 3 in that series.
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-479) and index.
Contributor:
Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
ISBN:
9781250003638 (hardcover)
1250003636 (hardcover)
9781466855991 (e-book)
OCLC:
865158132
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