Thursday, November 13, 2008

Oliver Cromwell: God's General

Source: Brightcove

Profile of the controversial and contradictory character of Oliver Cromwell, a crucial figure in overthrowing the tyrannical Stuart monarchy and, for a short time, turning England into a 'Republican Commonwealth' before becoming a tyrant himself!


In the Library:
  • Bennett, Martyn. 2006. Oliver Cromwell. Routledge historical biographies. London: Routledge. [link: NetLibrary]
  • Cromwell, Oliver, and Thomas Carlyle. 1871. Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches; with elucidations. London: Chapman and Hall. [link: WorldCat]
  • Hill, Christopher. 1970. God's Englishman; Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution. New York: Dial Press. [link: WorldCat]
  • McMains, H. F. 2000. The death of Oliver Cromwell. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky. [link: WorldCat]

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