England's Glorious Revolution 1688-1689
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England's Glorious Revolution is a fresh and engaging examination of the Revolution of 1688–1689, when the English people rose up and deposed King James II, placing William III and Mary II on the throne. Steven Pincus's introduction explains the context of the revolution, why these events were so stunning to contemporaries, and how the profound changes in political, economic, and foreign policies that ensued make it the first modern revolution. This volume offers 40 documents from a wide array of sources and perspectives including memoirs, letters, diary entries, political tracts, pamphlets, and newspaper accounts, many of which are not widely available. Document headnotes, questions for consideration, a chronology, a selected bibliography, and an index provide further pedagogical support.