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Puritanism and Revolution: Studies in Interpretation of the English Revolution of the 17th Century

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This illuminating collection of essays assesses the 17th century, interpreting what used to be called "The Puritan Revolution," the ideas which helped to produce it and resulted from it, and the relations between these ideas and the political events of the day.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published October 15th 1997 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 1986)
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The Communist historian, Christopher Hill, is justly recognised as one of the leading authorities on the English Civil War period. His bias is obvious but honestly admitted. Where he is of chief value to Christians is his attention to detail and his honesty with the original sources.

His study of the Norman Yolk is of particular interest in these.

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I read this for my secondary tutorial at Worcester College, Oxford (Culture, Politics, and Society in England: 1558-1660).
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John Edward Christopher Hill was the pre-eminent historian of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English history, and one of the most distinguished historians of recent times. Fellow historian E.P. Thompson once referred to him as the dean and paragon of English historians.

He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford. During World War II, he served in the Russian department of the British Foreign Of
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