Revisiting the Causes of the English Civil War

  title={Revisiting the Causes of the English Civil War},
  author={Tim Harris},
  journal={Huntington Library Quarterly},
  pages={615 - 635}
  • T. Harris
  • Published 24 February 2016
  • History, Economics
  • Huntington Library Quarterly
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