Seminar 2: The Glorious Revolution
- Assess the role of the church in the revolution of 1688
- ‘The Glorious Revolution was a political rather than a social revolution’. Discuss.
- What was the significance of 1688?
- How did the revolutions of 1688-9 help to shape politics outside England
- How revolutionary was the bill of rights?
See O’Gorman, The Long Eighteenth century and Holmes, Making of a Great Power
R Beddard ed., The Revolutions of 1688 (Intro and ‘The unexpected Whig Revolution of 1688’)
E Cruickshanks ed., By Force or Default? The Revolutions of 1688-9
O. P. Grell, J Israel and N Tyacke (eds), From Persecution to Toleration. The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England
T Harris, Politics under the Later Stuarts
J Israel, The Anglo-Dutch Moment
G H Jones, Convergent Forces, Immediate causes of the Revolution of 1688 in England
J R Jones, The Revolution of 1688 in England
J R Jones ed., Liberty Secured? Britain before and after 1688
H Kearney, The British Isles: A State of Four Nations
J Miller, The Seeds of Liberty: 1688 and the shaping of modern Britain
J C Robertson, ‘Union, state and empire: the Britain of 1707 in its European setting’ in L Stone (ed.), An Imperial State of War: Britain from 1689 to 1815
J A Pocock ed., Three British Revolutions, 1641, 1688, 1776
L Schwoerer ed., The Revolution of 1688-9. Changing Perspectives
W A Speck, Reluctant Revolutionaries
L Stone (ed.), An Imperial State of War: Britain from 1689 to 1815
J R Western, Monarchy and Revolution: The English State in the 1680s
J E Wills, 1688: A Global History