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The Glorious Revolution: 1688 - Britain's Fight for Liberty

by Edward Vallance

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A well written account of this crucial period in British history. In the foreword the author sets out the very differing views of the episode held both then and now and sets a course between them, not subscribing wholly to one or other of these camps. This makes for probably the most comprehensive and readable possible account of the complexities of this period. ( )
  john257hopper | Dec 26, 2008 |
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In 1688 a group of politicians invited the Dutch prince William of Orange over to England to challenge the rule of the Catholic James II. When James' army deserted him he fled to France, leaving the throne open to William. Vallance challenges the view that this was a bloodless coup in the name of progress.… (more)

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