Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
xix, 263 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-240) and index.
The unknown Oliver
Apprenticeship to war
The army new modelled
War by other means, 1646-48
Revolution, regicide, republic
Crushing the Levellers and cinquering Ireland: the Republic year one
Dunbar to Worcester: the crowning mercy
A greedy Puritan? Oliver Cromwell and money
Our chief of men
King in all but name? Lord Protector 1654-58
Horse breeder and patron of the arts? poetry, painting, performance and political thought under the Protectorate
Quietus: death, funeral, legacy.
"The first new biography of Cromwell in several years, this rounded account interweaves his political and military careers, and explores his passionate religiosity. Synthesizing much recent research on Cromwell's early life, Gentles presents to students a fresh view of him as a lay preacher, a soldier, and as lord protector"--Provided by publisher.