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The Revolution of 1688–89
Changing Perspectives

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K. H. D. Haley, John C. Rule, J. G. A. Pocock, Rachel J. Weil, Howard Nenner, Stephen B. Baxter, Lois G. Schwoerer, W. A. Speck, Gordon J. Schochet, Steven N. Zwicker, Lois Potter, Gary S. De Kray, J. M. Beattie, Karl S. Bottigheimer, Bruce P. Lenman, Jack P. Greene
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  • Date Published: June 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521526142

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  • This volume of novel and interdisciplinary essays offers a new interpretation of the Revolution and of the late Stuart and early Hanoverian world. By dealing with little-explored issues from the perspectives of British, Dutch, and colonial American history, and of British political and religious history and theory, literature, law, and women's history, the contributors place the Revolution in a broader context and in doing so unite multiple disciplines. Several overriding conclusions emerge. The Revolution was more complex and subtle in process, ideology, settlement and result than has been acknowledged previously. A lively print culture assured the circulation and importance of political and religious ideas. Radical as well as conservative ideas survived. The events of 1688–89 comprised many revolutions that played out differently and were perceived differently from the vantage point of high or popular culture or in the contexts of England, Scotland, Ireland, France, and the American colonies.

    • Recent developments and discussions on the interpretation of the 1688–89 Revolution are advanced in this ground-breaking study
    • The Revolution is an English phenomenon and yet this book broadens its context by examining the Dutch and colonial American perspective and that from a religious, political, literary and women's history view
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    • Date Published: June 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521526142
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 190 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.561kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Notes on the contributors
    Acknowledgments
    List of abbreviations and art titles
    Introduction
    1. The Dutch, the invasion of England, and the alliance of 1689 K. H. D. Haley
    2. France caught between two balances: the dilemma of 1688 John C. Rule
    3. The Fourth English Civil War: dissolution, desertion, and alternative histories in the Glorious Revolution J. G. A. Pocock
    4. The politics of legitimacy: women and the warming-pan scandal Rachel J. Weil
    5. Pretense and pragmatism: the response to uncertainty in the succession crisis of 1689 Howard Nenner
    6. William III as Hercules: the political implications of court culture Stephen B. Baxter
    7. The coronation of William and Mary, April 11, 1689 Lois G. Schwoerer
    8. William - and Mary? W. A. Speck
    9. John Locke and religious toleration Gordon J. Schochet
    10. Representing the Revolution: politics and high culture in 1689 Steven N. Zwicker
    11. Politics and popular culture: the theatrical response to the revolution Lois Potter
    12. Revolution redivivus:
    1688–1689 and the radical tradition in seventeenth-century London politics Gary S. De Kray
    13. The cabinet and the management of death at Tyburn after the Revolution of 1688–1689 J. M. Beattie
    14. The Glorious Revolution and Ireland Karl S. Bottigheimer
    15. The poverty of political theory in the Scottish Revolution of 1688–1690 Bruce P. Lenman
    16. The Glorious Revolution and the British Empire 1688–1783 Jack P. Greene
    Selected readings
    Index.

  • Editor

    Lois G. Schwoerer, George Washington University, Washington DC

    Contributors

    K. H. D. Haley, John C. Rule, J. G. A. Pocock, Rachel J. Weil, Howard Nenner, Stephen B. Baxter, Lois G. Schwoerer, W. A. Speck, Gordon J. Schochet, Steven N. Zwicker, Lois Potter, Gary S. De Kray, J. M. Beattie, Karl S. Bottigheimer, Bruce P. Lenman, Jack P. Greene

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