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FREE READ The English Civil War A People's History î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ [Reading] ➬ The English Civil War A People's History ➳ Diane Purkiss – Helpyouantib.co.uk This popular history of the English Civil War tells the story of the bloody conflict between Oliver Cromwell andCivil War PDFEPUB #229 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 plays t. Not 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 tedious reading The content was also disappointing I was expecting a social or cultural history of the English Civil War what I got were awkward battle narrative and politics along with the occasional social history bit It’s a shame as the author’s real strength was narrative about the social and cultural history of the English Civil War Essentially this book failed to live up to its strength Much better editing and on the social rather than the war and politics would have helped tremendously That and a narrative structure with footnotes to the documents themselves to save on endless uotation would have possibly made this book a 4 Instead I give it a 2 It is just too long and too awkward and too much military history to be enjoyable It failed to live up to its premise

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O bring to life the Roundheads and Cavaliers the foot soldiers war widows English Civil War A People's eBook #8608 and witchfinders of one of the most significant turning points in British history The English MOBI #207 culminating in Oliver Cromwell’s triumph and the exec. There 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 low male and female all the parts they play are instrumental in the unravelling of events Carefully interweaving the narrative with the lives of real people ordinary and extraordinary the author a masterful storyteller moves now forwards now backwards keeping the reader engaged through almost six hundred pages The story does not end where she leaves off unfortunately but with so much content already she can hardly blamed for that Everyone who wants to understand what the importance of Britain has been in world history over the last three hundred odd years could do much worst than start here

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The English Civil War A People's HistoryUtion of Charles IBy blending the political and the personal Diane Purkiss illuminates both the ideologies behind the English Civil War and the fears of those who fought in it the men who were destroyed by the conflict and those such as Oliver Cromwell who were defined by i. This 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