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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Restoration and Revolution in Britain

Political Culture in the Era of Charles II and the Glorious Revolution

ISBN 9780333651032
Publication Date June 2007
Formats Hardcover Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series British Studies Series

Gary De Krey examines the political history of England, Scotland and Ireland from the Interregnum through Britain's eighteenth-century rise to power. The political and religious issues that interrupted settlement in the Stuart kingdoms until after the Glorious Revolution are also analysed.

GARY S. DE KREY is Professor of History at St Olaf College, USA. A past president of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, his publications include London and the Restoration, 1659-1683 (2005) and numerous journal and anthology articles about Restoration England.

Preface and Acknowledgements
Revolution and Restoration, 1658-65
Court and Kingdoms, 1665-72
Church and Country, 1672-78
The Restoration Crisis, 1678-83
Resettlement and Unsettlement, 1683-88
The Glorious Revolution and its Aftermath
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'De Krey has done a marvelous job of synthesizing the available material, producing a very readable narrative of the political and religious history of the late seventeenth century.' - Melinda Zook, Purdue University, USA.
'A well-written, entertaining, and accessible introduction to the politics (and much more) of the Restoration period.' - David Scott, History of Parliament Trust, UK
'[a] very readable book.' - Keith Richmond, The Tribune
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