A monarchy transformed: Britain 1603-1714

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Penguin, 1996 - History - 386 pages
At the accession of James I, Britain was an isolated archipelago; a century later it had become a world-class intellectual, commercial, and military center. In "A Monarchy Transformed", Kishlansky blends scholarship with insight and learning with imagination to profile Britain in the 17th century--an era of of profound social, economic, and religious change.

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I sometimes think that my love of 'Penguin History of x' series is straight masochism; but Kishlansky's volume on seventeenth century Britain is very well done. He writes clearly, his sentences follow ... Read full review

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I read this book several months ago, and don’t remember many of the details of the individual narratives, but these are some general impressions on finishing the book. This is the sixth volume in the ... Read full review


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