Constructing Discord: Ideology, Propaganda, and English Responses to the Irish Rebellion of 1641

@article{Shagan1997ConstructingDI,
  title={Constructing Discord: Ideology, Propaganda, and English Responses to the Irish Rebellion of 1641},
  author={E. Shagan},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  year={1997},
  volume={36},
  pages={4-34}
}
  • E. Shagan
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Journal of British Studies
Historians such as Conrad Russell and Kevin Sharpe have recently stressed the “British” nature of the crisis which toppled Charles I's regime in the 1640s. England, these historians remind us, was not the first of Charles's three kingdoms to rebel but the last; the Scots rose in 1639–40, the Irish rose in the fall of 1641, but the English only belatedly followed suit in August 1642. They have thus suggested that the origins of the English Civil War cannot be explained within a purely English… Expand
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