The Good Old Cause: English Revolution of 1640-1660

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Edmund Dell, Christopher Hill
Routledge, Oct 12, 2012 - History - 492 pages
This book examines the English revolution from 1640-1660, with particualr attenion to the social structure of England at the time.
 

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Contents

ABBREVIATIONS SOMEIMPORTANT DATES
INTRODUCTION
PART ONE SOCIAL CLASSES BEFORE 1640
THE LANDED CLASS
FEUDAL SOURCES OF REVENUE
THELIFE OFTHE GENTRY 4 LANDOWNERS IN DEVELOPING BOURGEOIS SOCIETY
SALES OFLAND 6 THE NEW GENTRY
MERCHANTS
YEOMEN
CONFLICTING STANDARDS
THELOWER ORDERS 15 CONTRASTS OFWEALTH AND POVERTY
PAUPERS 17 CLASS
FEELING
THE PEASANT TRADITION
PART TWO ECONOMIC LIFE BEFORE 1640
DEPOPULATION

THE BOURGEOISIE
THE NEW POWER OF MONEY
HYMN FORA MERCHANT 11 A MERCHANTS ADVICE TO HIS
PEASANT GRIEVANCES
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