Book cover of The Blazing World: A New History of Revolutionary England, 1603-1689 by Jonathan Healeyby Jonathan Healey
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A fresh, exciting, “readable and informative history (The New York Times) of seventeenth-century England, a time of revolution when society was on fire and simultaneously forging the modern world• “Recapture[s] a lost moment when a radically democratic commonwealth seemed possible.”—Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
 
“[Healy] makes a convincing argument that the turbulent era qualifies as truly ‘revolutionary,’ not simply because of its cascading political upheavals, but in terms of far-reaching changes within society…. Wryly humorous and occasionally bawdy”— The Wall Street Journal

Interview with the Author

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Century of chaos: people & power in the 1600s
4/11/23           46 min


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17th Century Revolutionary England
3/22/23            43 min


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History Hack: Blazing World
2/8/23           57 min


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