Cromwell

Author: Antonia Fraser

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 0802195822

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 576

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In Cromwell, award-winning biographer Antonia Fraser tells of one of England's most celebrated and controversial figures, often misunderstood and demonized as a puritanical zealot. Oliver Cromwell rose from humble beginnings to spearhead the rebellion against King Charles I, who was beheaded in 1649, and led his soldiers into the last battle against the Royalists and King Charles II at Worcester, ending the civil war in 1651. Fraser shows how England's prestige and prosperity grew under Cromwell, reversing the decline it had suffered since Queen Elizabeth I's death.
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Oliver Cromwell

Author: Frederic Harrison

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781341276552

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Page: 614

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Cromwell

Author: Maurice Ashley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 177

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Cromwell, Our Chief Of Men

Author: Antonia Fraser

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780220693

Category: History

Page: 1008

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The bestselling historian's biography of a decisive figure in England's history. No Englishman has made more impact on the history of his nation than Oliver Cromwell; few have been so persistently maligned in the folklore of history. The central purpose of Antonia Fraser's book is the recreation of his life and character, freed from the distortions of myth and Royalist propaganda. Cromwell was a man of contradictions and surprising charm. This decisive and ruthless commander was also a country gentleman and a passionate connoisseur of music. Of Cromwell's fitness for high office, this fascinating biography leaves no doubt. Under his rule English prestige abroad rose to a level unequalled since Elizabeth I, yet his campaign in Ireland has cast a shadow over his reputation. Antonia Fraser displays great insight into this complex man and reveals a totally unexpected Cromwell, far removed from the received stereotype.
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Oliver Cromwell

Author: David Sharp

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435327569

Category: Great Britain

Page: 112

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Heinemann Advanced History has quickly established itself as a major series for AS and A-level students. As well as word-of-mouth success, it has been praised in journals such as the Times Educational Supplement and BBC History Magazine. What makes Heinemann Advanced History so attractive to teachers and students? - It's cost-effective. Each book offers complete coverage of one AS/A-level topic, so teachers and students buy the books that apply to their specific courses. - Thorough and up-to-date exam practice includes sample questions, advice on what makes a good answer and help for students on how to interpret the material, as well as and plan essays. - The expert authors have teaching and examination experiance, giving teachers confidence in the series. PLUS: Profile-raising campaign. To include press advertising in New Perspective and Teaching History - making sure teachers are aware of the full range of 30 titles; and encouraging students to buy their own copies.
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Oliver Cromwell

Author: Martyn Bennett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134364954

Category: History

Page: 324

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In this concise and accessible biography, Martyn Bennett examines the life of Oliver Cromwell – one of the most controversial figures in world history. This study challenges long-held perceptions of Cromwell and the Commonwealth, arguing that they need to be placed at the core of early Modern British and Irish history. Charting his early career, the origins of his political and religious thought, and the development of his notions of governance that influenced him as Lord Protector, Martyn Bennett contests the post-Restoration vilification of Cromwell to examine how his influence has shaped notions of citizenship, identity and governance and informed the relationship between religion and the state in Britain. This radical interpretation will give students a clearer view of the motivations and achievements of a fascinating and pivotal figure in British history.
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