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English Civil War

Robert Ashton

English Civil War

conservatism and revolution, 1603-1649.

by Robert Ashton

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Early Stuarts, 1603-1649.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    SeriesRevolutions in the modern world
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 453 p. ;
    Number of Pages453
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20955941M


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