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  1. Oliver Cromwell

    By Barry Coward

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Oliver Cromwell is one of the most puzzling and controversial figures in English history. In this excellent introduction, Barry Coward uses Cromwell's own words and actions to analyse the life of Oliver Cromwell as a political figure and look at the historical problems associated with his exercise...

    Published August 20th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Britain in the Age of the French Revolution

    1785 - 1820

    By Jennifer Mori

    This new survey looks at the impact in Britain of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic aftermath, across all levels of British society. Jennifer Mori provides a clear and accessible guide to the ideas and intellectual debates the revolution stimulated, as well as popular political movements...

    Published August 20th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Robespierre

    By John Hardman

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Robespierre was one of the most powerful and the most feared leaders of the French Revolution. John Hardman describes the career of this ruthless political manipulator, and in the process explores the dynamics of the French revolutionary movement and the ferocious and self-destructive rivalries of...

    Published August 16th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Richelieu

    By R J Knecht

    Series: Profiles In Power

    This concise and up-to-date assessment of Richelieu's career provides an enthralling introduction to the character and exercise of his power. Richelieu governed France for 18 years until his death and until the mid-20th century was viewed by Anglo-Saxon historians as cold, clever and ruthless....

    Published August 16th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The French Civil Wars, 1562-1598

    By R. J. Knecht

    Series: Modern Wars In Perspective

    The French Wars of Religion tore the country apart for almost fifty years. They were also part of the wider religious conflict between Catholics and Protestants which raged across Europe during the 16th century. This new study, by a major authority on French history, explores the impact of these...

    Published August 9th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Domestic Service and Gender, 1660-1750

    Life and work in the London household

    By Tim Meldrum

    Series: Women And Men In History

    In this exciting new study Tim Meldrum explores the "real lives" of domestic servants. From close examination of court records and other documentary evidence, he has reconstructed the lives of ordinary domestic servants in London. A revealing account of life below the stairs, the gendered nature of...

    Published August 9th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Calendar State Papers Col Cd

    Edited by John C. Appleby, Mandy Banton, Karen Ordahl Kupperman

    Originally published in print form in over 40 volumes from 1858 to 1994, The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial is rightly well-known as an essential source for the colonial history of North America and the West Indies. Now available for the first time in an electronic format, this CD-ROM...

    Published August 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  8. Historical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation

    Edited by Hans J. Hillerbrand

    The Reformation of the 16th century has always been seen as one of the pivotal events in European history. Lord Acton, the famous 19th-century British historian, compared the importance of Martin Luther's speech at the diet at Worms in 1521 with Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1813....

    Published July 31st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Absolutism in Central Europe

    By Peter Wilson

    Series: Historical Connections

    Absolutism in Central Europe is about the form of European monarchy known as absolutism, how it was defined by contemporaries, how it emerged and developed, and how it has been interpreted by historians, political and social scientists. This book investigates how scholars from a variety of...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600

    By Professor David Birmingham, David Birmingham

    Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600 provides an accessible and concise introduction to European expansion overseas during the early modern period. It explains why and how seafarers visited the Caribbean, South America and Africa, and looks at the history of the communities that lived around...

    Published March 29th 2000 by Routledge