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In 1688, Britain was once effectively invaded, its military and army not able to avoid the overthrow of the govt. 1815, Britain was once the most powerful energy on this planet with the main capable military and the biggest empire. Britain had not just performed a popular function within the defeat of Napoleonic France, yet had additionally confirmed itself as an important energy in South Asia and used to be unsurpassed in her worldwide achieve.
The 1st examine of recovery England from the perspective of either rulers and governed, this quantity deals a necessary reappraisal of 17th century England. The civil wars had a nerve-racking impact at the English humans: thoughts of bloodshed and destruction and the last word horror of the execution of Charles I endured to be invoked for many years afterwards.
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