England's Glorious Revolution, 1688-1689 A Brief History with Documents

ISBN-10: 0312167148

ISBN-13: 9780312167141

Edition: 2006

Authors: Steven C. A. Pincus

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This is an examination of the precursors to the Revolution of 1688-89, the events of the revolution, and the profound political, social, and economic changes these events wrought. It explains the context of the revolution and why it should be considered the first modern revolution.
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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 9/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594

A Note about the Text
Introduction: The Revolution of 1688-89: The First Modern Revolution
English Economy and Society in 1685
English Politics in 1685
Revolution in Politics
Revolution in Foreign Policy
Revolution in Political Economy
Revolution in the Church
Interpreting the Revolution of 1688-89
The First Modern Revolution
The Documents
The Revolution of 1688-89
Invitation of the Seven to the Prince of Orange, June 30, 1688
William III, The Declaration, October 1688
Francis Barrington and Benjamin Steele, A Letter Describing the Revolution to Thomas Goodwin and Kinnard Delabere, January 11, 1689
Lord Delamere, Reasons Why the King Ran Away, 1690s
Colley Cibber, Memoir of the Revolution, 1740
The Eighteenth Century Debate
Richard Price, A Celebration of the Revolution of 1688-89, November 4, 1789
Edmund Burke, The Significance of the Revolution of 1688-89, 1790
Social and Economic Background
The Growing Social and Political Importance of Foreign Trade, 1685
Guy Miege, Social Life in Late-Seventeenth-Century England, 1691
The Effects of the New Long-Distance Trades, 1695
The Rise of the Coffeehouse, 1675
Revolution in Politics
The Declaration of Rights, February 29, 1689
Thomas Cartwright, A Defense of James II's View of the Constitution, February 1686
Gilbert Burnet, A Defense of the Williamite View of the Constitution, 1688
Revolution in Foreign Policy
Court Memorandum on Foreign Affairs, August 2, 1686
Catholic Court Memorandum, November 9, 1686
Arnoud Van Citters, Reports of Growing Anti-Dutch Hysteria, January 24 and February 3, 1688
Roger Morrice, War against the Dutch Republic as an Inevitability, February 4, 1688
James II, Thoughts on the Revolution, 1690s
Anti-Dutch Propaganda, 1688
John Evelyn, Diary Entries concerning France, 1683-1684
An Anti-French Tract, 1686
Call for War against France, April 19, 1689
James Wellwood, Newspaper Account of Public Animosity toward France, October 30, 1689
Revolution in Political Economy
Establishing Principles of Trade in East India Company v. Sandys, 1685
Josiah Child, A Tory's Thoughts on Political Economy, 1681
Carew Reynell, A Whig View of Foreign Trade, 1685
An Early Defense of the Bank of England, 1694
Slingsby Bethel, A Whig View of Trade and Geopolitics, 1680
Revolution in the Church
George Hickes, Criticism of Religious Nonconformity, 1685
Gilbert Burnet, Divisions within the Church, 1713
James II's Declaration of Indulgence, April 4, 1687
James Johnston,Letters regarding Nonconformist Opinion, 1687
Roger Morrice, A Londoner's View of Nonconformist Sentimen, October 29, 1687
Catholic Attitudes toward the Religious Policies of James II, January 12, 1688
James Wellwood, Treatment of Catholics after the Revolution, July 3, 1689
Roger L'Estrange and John Locke as Case Study
The Case for Royal Power, 1681-1683
The Economics of Fisheries, 1674
A Defense of Toleration, 1689
Treatises on Political and Economic Arrangments, 1689
A Chronology of the Origins and Consequences of the Glorious Revolution (1649-1694)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
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