This book is a biography by Theodore Roosevelt about the English Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell. Within this text, Roosevelt explains how Cromwell's rise to power was the first modern struggle for social, religious, and political freedom. Firstly he analyses the increasingly incompetent and tyrannical actions of the Stuart kings. Then, Roosevelt ...
This book is a biography by Theodore Roosevelt about the English Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell. Within this text, Roosevelt explains how Cromwell's rise to power was the first modern struggle for social, religious, and political freedom. Firstly he analyses the increasingly incompetent and tyrannical actions of the Stuart kings. Then, Roosevelt explores the Long Parliament and how Charles I's despotism forced the Members of Parliament to revolt. He then studies Charles s executed and, Finally, Roosevelt examines Cromwell's capacity as a soldier and leader in the Scotch and Irish campaigns. This biography examines a fascinating character who was pivotal in period of English history that has influenced the development of England as a world power. Roosevelt writes with a passion and wit alien to the work of many current historians, making this book an enjoyable must-read for students of history. This book is republished with a new biography of the author. "
Good. 1900 Hardcover First Edition plates, ports., double facsims. xi, 260 p. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Very Good+ hardcover with brown boards. Normal shelfwear to exterior associated with age includes bumping and fraying to head and foot of spine as well as fore-edge corners. Faint scattered scuffing; faint yellowing to page-ends. Otherwise pages, text, and multiple b&w illustrations are clear and bright. Overall, an attractive copy. 260 pp.
Fair. Gilt lettered hardcover without dust jacket, pages clear and tan, shelf and edge wear, cracked to threads, corners bumped, cover fading, soiling and rubbing, ex-library copy with usual library markings, packaged in cardboard box for shipment, tracking on U.S. orders.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1906. 1st Edition, Later Printing, Good, Hard Cover, Size=6"x8.5", 260pgs(Index). Brown cloth, gold gilt front cover and spine lettering. Copyright 1900. 1/2" and 1/4" cover tear head of spine, 1/8" deep dent at front cover top edge and fore-edge, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates etc. Contents in VG+ condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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