Revolution and Counter-revolution in England, Ireland and Scotland 1658-1660, by Brian Manning
Published by Bookmarks in 2003, 262 pages. Paperback (N3800)
Brand New Book
From the rear side cover: Formidably researched, this marxist history explores the events between the death of Oliver Cromwell and the restoration of the monarchy. The book shows that the restoration was by no means inevitable after Cromwell's death, and describes the political battles fought over the future of Britain between 1658 and 1660
The great strength of the book is the detail with which it evokes the activities of ordinary groups of people in 17th century Britain, some of whom would not give up their struggle for a democratic republic......