Civil War in the South-West England: 1642-1646 (Battlefield by John Barratt

By John Barratt

Among 1642 and 1646 armies fought for keep an eye on of Southwest England in a single of the decisive confrontations of the English Civil Wars. during this brief, turbulent interval Royalists dependable to King Charles I clashed with the forces of Parliament in a sequence of hard-fought campaigns that criss crossed the West nation panorama. Rearguard activities, sieges, skirmishes, retreats and pitched battles punctuated the process the clash, but no past publication has retold the tale of the Southwestern campaigns intimately. John Barratt's account of this bloody and disruptive part within the West Country's background bargains a picture description of the engagements themselves and takes the reader on a journey of the battlefields.

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Although three years later Anglo-Jewish Archives was set up by the Jewish Historical Society, it tended to concentrate on the records of organizations set up to deal with the immigrants rather than the newcomers' own material. Scholarship also concentrated on the communal organizations such as the Jewish Board of Guardians and was uncritical in tone. 56 Change had taken place by the 1960s, but compared to countries such as the United States, it was painfully slow in happening. Despite all the exhibitions and publications, women's history, Jewish radicalism and other 'deviant' tendencies (Iet alone class conflict within Anglo-Jewry) remained untouchable subjects.

14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. THE JEWISH HERITAGE IN BRITISH HISTORY Ironically, Sir Francis Palgrave, first Keeper of the Rolls was of Jewish origin. See Phillipa Levine, The Amateur and the Professional. 5. JC, 21 Oct. 3. JC, 26 Nov. 10-ll; 10 Dec. 1880, pA. 6. 26. They included the Haham Moses Gaster, Lucien Wolf, Leopold Greenberg: JC, 5 Feb. ll; 12 Feb. 5; 19 Feb. 5. 8-9. 9-IO. Sir Isidore Spielman, Presidential Address to the JHSE, 9 Feb. 5 (1902-5), pA7. JC, 29 Sept.

17. 32 for the curriculum instructions concerning information. 32, 184; Stephen Bates, 'School Libraries Shelve Fall of Empire', The Guardian, 19 Dec. 1990. David Parker, 'History as Bunk' on the compromises offered by the authors of the Final Report. Dennis, op. 206. A survey by the London Museums Service found that visiting was strongly race-related with 'whites' more than twice as likely to go to a museum than Afro-Caribbeans who 'felt the museums contained nothing about their own histories'.

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