Skip to main content

The Causes of the English Civil War

The Causes of the English Civil War

Norah Carlin

ISBN: 978-0-631-20451-0 January 1999 Wiley-Blackwell 200 Pages


In Stock



This book provides students with the essential background to the English Civil War and to the historical debates surrounding its causes.
1. The Problem of Causation.

2. The Crisis of 1637-42.

3. Religious Conflicts.

4. Political Tensions.

5. Economic and Social Change.

6. Causes and Theories.

Further Reading.

Bibliography and References.




* Provides background for students new to the period.
* Assesses economic, social, religious and political life, covering the impact of long-term change as well as short-term developments.
* Examines the English Civil War debate in the 1990s and discusses the problems of causation in history.