The English Civil Wars 1642-1649

Bob Carruthers

Date Published :
March 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781781591475
Pages : 128
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock


This is the definitive military history of the Civil Wars, which swept the British Isles from 1642 to 1649. The martial aspects of the wars are covered in detail along with a comprehensive overview of the religious and political dimensions, which shaped the armies involved in the conflict. This excellent single volume history is the perfect introduction to the military history of this turbulent decade, which shaped the destiny of the British Isles. This book is part of the 'Military History From Primary Sources' series, a new military history range compiled and edited by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers. The series draws on primary sources and contemporary documents to provide a new insight into the true nature of warfare. The series consultant is David Mcwhinnie, creator of the award winning PBS series 'Battlefield'.

About The Author

Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.


“…a succinct and profusely illustrated history…From its beginning in 1642 to its conclusion in 1649, the detailed descriptions of the diverse fighting forces and alliances, the battles, the trial and execution of the king, and the ascendancy of Cromwell, “The English Civil Wars” provides and excellent and particularly well written overview, making it highly recommended reading for student of the 17th Century British History , and a valued addition to academic library European Military History reference collections.”

- Midwest Book Review

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