Oliver Cromwell

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Wiley, Jul 7, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 263 pages
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This book re-examines Cromwell's life and career. It opens with an assessment of the man and myth, exploring the legends which surround Cromwell, the differing interpretations advanced by generations of historians and the source material upon which such interpretations can be based. The book then provides an extensive, chronologically based examination of Cromwell's life and career, highlighting key events and turning points. It closes with thematic assessments of some key aspects of Cromwell, including his character and appearance, his political outlook and his religious beliefs.

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Gaunt's Oliver Cromwell is a solid yet unambitious work of scholarship. The majority of it is a narrative account, to which about 30 pages of lackluster thematic inquiry and a helpful bibliographic ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Peter Gaunt is Senior Lecturer in History at University College Chester. He is also Chairman of The Cronwell Association.

Historical Association Studies are incisive essays on major historical topics. Intended for students, books in the series provide critical interpretations of research in some of the central themes and key episodes of history.

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