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Le cause della rivoluzione inglese 1529-1642

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Questo saggio di Stone - uno dei maggiori storici sociali inglesi - è il primo resoconto puntuale e sintetico delle cause che determinarono quella rivoluzione destinata a svolgere un ruolo centrale nello sviluppo dell'Inghilterra moderna e che ha segnato l'inizio delle "Grandi Rivoluzioni" della storia. Un approfondito esame delle teorie elaborate dagli scienziati sociali ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published by Einaudi (first published January 28th 1972)
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Questo di Stone è il primo saggio che negli anni '70 cercò di fare un po' d'ordine in quella questione un po' spinosa che è la Rivoluzione Inglese, un avvenimento talmente complesso da non essere stato ritenuto per lungo tempo neppure una vera e propria rivoluzione ma solo una serie di scontri inseriti nel contesto più ampio della guerra dei Tre regni.

Stone, uno dei primi storici a capire l'importanza delle nuove scienze sociali e antropologiche nel lavoro dello storico per comprendere le trasfo
Aug 25, 2010 ·Karen· rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: history, non-fiction
This is a historian's history book. Part one is devoted to historiography; the first chapter gives a critical overview of revolution theory, looking at the hypotheses and defects of various paradigms, frames of reference that might be fruitful for the analysis of change in government, in regime and/or society effected by the means of violence (one definition of revolution). The second chapter gives a revealing account of an acrimonious historians' spat of the post-war years regarding the English ...more
Jan 29, 2015 Joe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As the author writes, referring to a portion of this methodical and structured presentation, "The essential thrust of this historical analysis has been to stress the interconnection of forces and events, to demonstrate the way everything affects, and is affected by, everything else."
Ross Mcelwain
Oct 13, 2015 Ross Mcelwain rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent brief account of the English Revolution. Quite a surprising emphasis on the exact nature of its revolutionary violence.
Anthony Zupancic
Historiographically important explanation of the social causes of the English Revolution.
Mar 21, 2016 sologdin rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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establishment historian with distrust of leftist narratives. still has its uses.
Aug 16, 2012 KDB rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Pretty heavy on the theory.
Used for H429: Stuart England
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Lawrence Stone was an English historian of early modern Britain. He is noted for his work on the English Civil War and marriage. Stone was a major advocate of using the methods of the social sciences to study history.
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