The English Civil War is a subject which continues to excite enormous interest throughout the world. This atlas consists of over fifty maps illustrating all the major - and many of the minor - bloody campaigns and battles of the War, including the campaigns of Montrose, the battle of Edgehill and Langport.
Providing a complete introductory history to the turbulent period, it also includes:
* maps giving essential background information
* detailed accompanying explanations
* a useful context to events.
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P. R. Newman teaches at St. Williams College, York.Review:
"There is a real need for an atlas such as this...an interesting and well-informed account of how the forces on both sides were raised and of the sort of men who led them."
-Austin Woolrych, "History
"Required reading for anyone interested in the story of this war...a really excellent work."
-Ronald Hutton, University of Bristol
"An enormous amount of shrewd comment...an excellent account of the features of the English landscape which helped or hindered the movement of armies...skillfully outlines the realities of war in this period...an invaluable addition to the literature."
-Anthony Fletcher, "The Journal for Post-Medieval Archaeology
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Book Description Free Press, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110029065402
Book Description Free Press, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0029065402