By Professor Jeremy Black,Jeremy Black
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In 1688, Britain used to be effectively invaded, its military and military not able to avoid the overthrow of the govt. 1815, Britain used to be the most powerful energy on the planet with the main capable military and the most important empire. Britain had not just performed a widespread position within the defeat of Napoleonic France, yet had additionally verified itself as an important energy in South Asia and was once unsurpassed in her international succeed in.
The 1st research of recovery England from the perspective of either rulers and governed, this quantity bargains an essential reappraisal of 17th century England. The civil wars had a disturbing influence at the English humans: stories of bloodshed and destruction and the last word horror of the execution of Charles I persisted to be invoked for many years afterwards.
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