The English Civil War conflict and contexts, 1640-49

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Social aspects,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1642-1649

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by John Adamson.
SeriesProblems in focus
ContributionsAdamson, J. S. A.
LC ClassificationsDA415 .E53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22658857M
ISBN 109780333986554, 9780333986561
LC Control Number2008045027

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