Cavaliers & roundheads: the English at war, 1642-1649

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HarperCollins, 1994 - History - 337 pages
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Review: Cavaliers and Roundheads: The English Civil War, 1642-1649

User Review  - Allen - Goodreads

Solid and straightforward chronological history of the English Civil War. Good overview, but if you're looking for in-depth analysis, you need to do more reading. Read full review

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Well-written (ie highly readable) but ultimately mind-numbingly close examination of the English civil war -- too many people and places for a historical dilettante like me. Depressing to read about ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
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Part
17
The Gathering Storm
19
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Historian Christopher Hibbert was born as Arthur Raymond Hibbert in Enderby, England in 1924. He dropped out of Oriel College to join the Army. He served with the London Irish Rifles and won the Military Cross. He earned a degree in history in 1948. Before becoming a full-time nonfiction writer, he worked as a real estate agent and a television critic for Truth magazine. He wrote more than 60 books throughout his lifetime including The Road to Tyburn (1957), Il Duce: The Life of Benito Mussolini(1962), George IV: Prince of Wales, 1762-1811 (1972), and George IV: Regent and King, 1812-1830 (1973). His work The Destruction of Lord Raglan (1961) won a prize from the Royal Society of Literature. He died from bronchial pneumonia on December 21, 2008 at the age of 84.

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