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A Gambling Man: Charles II and the Restoration
A Gambling Man: Charles II and the Restoration
by Jenny Uglow
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £22.95

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent read, 7 Jan. 2010
This is a readable, informative and enjoyable survey of a fascinating man and period in British history. Jenny Uglow is brilliant at making history interesting. The book covers just ten years from the Restoration in 1660 to 1670, when Charles was establishing himself in a changing world, and the book covers not just govenrment and politics but developments in science, society, morals and more.

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