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Author Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-

Title Rebellion : the history of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution / Peter Ackroyd.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    941.06 ACK    Available
Description ix, 502 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series [History of England ; v. 3]
Note Originally published in Great Britain by Macmillan as a set, complete in 6 volumes, under the common title: The history of England; Rebellion is volume 3 in that series.
Includes index.
Contents A new Solomon -- The plot -- The beacons -- The god of money -- The angel -- The vapours -- What news? -- A Bohemian tragedy -- The Spanish travellers -- An interlude -- Vivat Rex -- A fall from grace -- Take that slime away -- I am the man -- The crack of doom -- The shrimp -- Sudden flashings -- Venture all -- A great and dangerous treason -- Madness and fury -- A world of change -- Worse and worse news -- A world of mischief -- Neither hot nor cold -- The gates of Hell -- The women of war -- The face of God -- The mansion of liberty -- A game to play -- To kill a king -- This house to be let -- Fear and trembling -- Healing and settling -- Is it possible? -- The young gentleman -- Oh prodigious change -- On the road -- To rise and piss -- And not dead yet? -- The true force -- Hot news -- New infirmities -- Or at the cock? -- Noise rhymes to noise -- The Protestant wind.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-479) and index.
Summary Examines the Stuart dynasty during a turbulent seventeenth century marked by civil war, the execution of Charles I, the rule of Oliver Cromwell, and the deposition and exile of James II.
Subject Stuart, House of.
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714.
Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- History of England -- v. 3.
ISBN 9781250003638 (hardcover)
1250003636 (hardcover)
9781466855991 (e-book)

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