Revolution

Revolution

The Great Crisis of the British Monarchy, 1685-1720

Summary

To an extraordinary extent everyone in Britain still lives under the shadow of the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688. It was a massive, brutal and terrifying event, which completely changed the governments of England, Scotland and Ireland and which was only achieved through overwhelming violence. Revolution brilliantly captures the sense that this was a great turning point in Britain's history, but also shows how severe a price was paid to achieve this.

Reviews

  • Gripping ... a much-needed reinterrogation
    Daily Telegraph

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Tim Harris

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