The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution

ISBN : 9780198820550

Michael J. Braddick
640 ページ
171 x 246 mm
Oxford Handbooks

This Handbook brings together leading historians of the events surrounding the English revolution, exploring how the events of the revolution grew out of, and resonated, in the politics and interactions of the each of the Three Kingdoms - England, Scotland, and Ireland. It captures a shared British and Irish history, comparing the significance of events and outcomes across the Three Kingdoms. In doing so, the Handbook offers a broader context for the history of the Scottish Covenanters, the Irish Rising of 1641, and the government of Confederate Ireland, as well as the British and Irish perspective on the English civil wars, the English revolution, the Regicide, and Cromwellian period. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution explores the significance of these events on a much broader front than conventional studies. The events are approached not simply as political, economic, and social crises, but as challenges to the predominant forms of religious and political t


1 Michael J. Braddick: Civil war and revolution in England, Scotland and Ireland
2 Peter Lake: Post-Reformation Politics, or on not Looking for the Long-Term Causes of the English Civil War
3 Julian Goodare: The Rise of the Covenanters, 1637-1644
4 Richard Cust: The Collapse of Royal Power in England, 1637-1642
5 Joseph Cope: The Irish Rising
6 Michael J. Braddick: War and politics in England and Wales 1642-1646
7 Laura A. M. Stewart: Scottish Politics, 1644-1651
8 Micheal O Siochru: The Centre Cannot Hold: Ireland 1643-1649
9 Philip Baker: The regicide
10 Derek Hirst: Security and Reform in England's Other Nations 1649-1658
11 David L. Smith: English politics in the 1650s
12 Tim Harris: The Restoration in Britain and Ireland
Institutions and Actors
13 J. C. Davis: Oliver Cromwell
14 David L. Smith: Parliaments and Constitutions
15 Andrew Hopper: The Armies
16 Jason Peacey: The Revolution in Print
17 Stephen K. Roberts: State and Society in the English Revolution
18 Phil Withington: Urban Citizens and England's Civil Wars
19 John Walter: Crowds and Popular Politics in the English Revolution
20 Ann Hughes: 'Gender trouble': Women's agency and gender relations in the English Revolution
21 R. Scott Spurlock: State, politics and society in Scotland, 1637-1660
22 Toby Barnard: State, politics and society in Ireland, 1641-1662
Parties, Ideas and People
23 Alan Cromartie: The Persistence of Royalism
24 Rachel Foxley: Varieties of Parliamentarianism
25 Ted Vallance: Political thought
26 John Coffey: Religious Thought
27 Steven N. Zwicker: 'May you live in interesting times': The literature of Civil War, Revolution and Restoration
28 Timothy Wilks: The Art and Architecture of War, Revolution and Restoration
Wider Perspectives
29 John Miller: The Long-Term Consequences of the English Revolution: Economic and Social Development
30 Mark Knights: The Long-Term Consequences of the English Revolution: State Formation, Political Culture, and Ideology
31 Laura Lunger Knoppers: Cultural Legacies: The English Revolution in Nineteenth-Century British and French Literature and Art
32 John Morrill: The English Revolution in British and Irish context
33 Peter H. Wilson: Kingdom Divided: the British and Continental European Conflicts Compared


Michael J. Braddick was educated at Cambridge University where he took both his BA and PhD degrees. Before coming to Sheffield in 1990, he taught at the University of Alabama and Birmingham-Southern College, Alabama. He was Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities from 2009-2013. Braddick has held visiting positions at the Huntington Library, California, the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, and at the University of Adelaide. He has published widely on aspects of state formation and popular politics, the English revolution, and the growth of the British Atlantic world.