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England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640-1642
by David Cressy
England on Edge deals with the collapse of the government of Charles I, the disintegration of the Church of England, and the accompanying cultural panic that led to civil war. Focused on the years 1640 to 1642, it examines stresses and fractures in social, political, and religious culture, and the emergence of an unrestrained popular press. Hundreds of people not normally ...more
Paperback, 462 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by OUP Oxford
(first published January 1st 2006)
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David Cressy is Humanities Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University. His specialty is the a social history of early modern England, a topic on which he has published a number of monographs.More about David Cressy...