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[BOOKS] ✬ The English Civil War A People's History ✮ Diane Purkiss – Posthd.pro This popular history of the English Civil War tells the story of the bloody conflict between Oliver Cromwell and Charles I from the perspectives of those involvedThe compelling narrative draws on new This popular history of the English Civil War tells the story of the bloody conflict between Oliver Cromwell and Charles I from the perspectives of those involvedThe compelling narrative draws on new sources such as letters memoirs ballads and pl.

Ays to bring to life the Roundheads and Cavaliers the foot soldiers war widows and witchfinders of one of the most significant turning points in British history culminating in Oliver Cromwell’s triumph and the execution of Charles IBy blending.

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  1. Bryan Alkire Bryan Alkire says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBINot very good I was very disappointed with this one The idea behind the book was sound a people’s history of the English Civil War but the execution was flawed The organization wasn’t great all about the battles and politics interspersed with random topic chapters The writing is awful It’s at it’s best with straight narrative but that’s all too brief It’s usually long and jarring uotes followed by the author’s opinions and explanation of said passage It made for awkward and te


  2. Bluenose Bluenose says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIContrary to the title this is not a history of the English civil war of the 1640’s It’s a collection of contemporary accounts from original documents focusing on a number of people who were prominent and obscure participants in the historical events The research was staggering and is documented in FURTHER READING at the end of the book Reading the actual words of the participants is a revelation and immediately conveys the sensibilities and motivations of the time To say religion was the cause of the civil war is an over simplification but it is evident that many of those involved were strongly influenced by their religious beliefs to an extent that is difficult to grasp today Christian fundamentalism was the back bone of all the factions from the Catholics to the various Protestant sects Charles


  3. Cristina Cristina says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIA very interesting account of the background events and main actors in the English Civil War I've read it mainly because I have a very deep interest okay an addiction for Maria McCann's As Meat Loves Salt and I wanted to know about the historical setting of her novel This book certainly gave me food for thought and clarified some aspects of the New Model Army the Diggers' colonies the religious factions etc All things I didn't know much ab


  4. Richard Pierce Richard Pierce says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIA touch fragmented in places but a fantastic read and a real eye opener It's also totally relevant to what is happening in England right now in 2020 Parliament was usurped by Charles I AND Cromwell Parliament was abused both by Royalists and Parliamentarians And the way I see it Johnson and Cumm


  5. Cropredy Cropredy says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBISeduced by the cover blurbs I thought this was going to be a history of the English Civil War done in a way accessible than the CV Wedgewood classic a book I found dry and hard to follow a book where one gets lost in obscure doctrinaire disputes between the various religious dogmasSo was this book better?Well sort ofOn the down side the book is far too long weaving in first hand accounts of many people who pop up again and again in various chapters But you've long since forgotten who they were unless the personage is already a famous name like John Milton Far too much time is spent on elaborate detailed histories of some of the people going back to their childhoodThe book is loosely chronological but sometimes veers off into social issues whose story is better told across a span of years On the plus side you


  6. Daniel Wright Daniel Wright says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIThere is possibly no period of English indeed British history unjustly neglected than the Civil Wars Far than the feudal wranglings of the Wars of the Roses they made the United Kingdom the nation that it is politically ideologically and even spiritually This is the central thesis of this magnificent book illustrated through the words and actions of innumerable individuals high and l


  7. John Herbert John Herbert says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIThe English Civil War is the most underrated occurrence in British history; even the major battlefields are poorly marked and signposted And yet this remarkable war amongst ourselves changed forever how this island of ours ruled their affairsOf course there are countless books running through the battles and reasons but this book goes deeper into the psyche of th


  8. Ben Ben says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIThe research done for this book was obviously immense and there are many gems about all areas of English society during the civil war When Purkiss writes about Milton Cromwell or the royal family for example she hits her groove Or when she gets on a narrowly defined topic like food Christmas iconoclasm or specific radical reformers this book is riveting However the incredible body of research often takes precedence over the narrative of the story which causes the book to sometim


  9. Shawn Shawn says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBIThis history is rather disorganized and sometimes difficult to follow but it does a good job of purveying the FEEL of the Civil War by examining the wartime experiences of people of ordinary rank than the royals and grandees and other major players including several women Take it for what it's worth


  10. James James says:

    MOBI The English Civil War A People's History Epub ↠ ´ posthd.pro english mobile, civil kindle, people's mobile, history free, The English kindle, Civil War ebok, Civil War A People's kindle, English Civil War book, English Civil War A People's pdf, The English Civil War A People's History MOBII thought this was an excellent alternative to a traditional top down history of the English Civil War I was fascinated but I am interested in this period so I suppose it wouldn't take much to hold my attention It was engagingly written and I enjoyed the focus the author placed on religious extremism rather than battles My only criticism is that she expected the reader to remember the names of all of her little known figures as easily as they remembered the names of Cromwell and Fairfax so a dramatis personae might have been useful Whenever a section began with 'Anna Morris did not fare so well however' I thought who's that again? The maid or the brewery owner?All in all though great read kept me busy for months


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