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This book is wonderful: full of details, facts and analyses. It is as good as a college textbook.Published 5 months ago by elizabeth a cain
This is what I would call a traditional narrative political history, a throwback in style to the grand, magisterial treatments of generations past, where the author provides his... Read morePublished 7 months ago by BrianWild7
I read a lot of history, and I wasn't a fan of this book. It's basically a political narrative of Britain under the Stuarts, with little analysis or explanation. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Tinmanic
Having taught this book, I wd say that in many ways it is v effective for an American undergrad audience. However, there are some difficulties. Read morePublished 8 months ago by shiversodread
Very lively history of a pivotal period in British history. Understanding the transformation from absolute to constitutional monarchy is fascinating and important in its own right... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Daniel DiLeo
The opening narratives for each chapter add to the reading. Those who want to get right into the details they may be skipped.Published 10 months ago by Robert Ehrlich
My goal in reading this book was to understand what the founders of the U.S. learned about when they were studying history as students. It was readable and not overly detailed. Read morePublished 22 months ago by dlvryman
Starting in the reign of Charles the I through to the introduction of the Hanoverians, A Monarchy Transformed presents the most turbulent times in British history since the Wars of... Read morePublished on August 27, 2013 by D. Costello