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A Gambling Man

Charles II's Restoration Game

A Gambling Man( )
Author: Uglow, Jenny
ISBN:978-0-374-28137-3
Publication Date:Nov 2009
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

The Restoration was a decade of experimentation: from the founding of the Royal Society for investigating the sciences to the startling role of credit and risk; from the shocking licentiousness of the court to failed attempts at religious tolerance. Negotiating all these, Charles II, the “slippery sovereign,” laid odds and took chances, dissembling and manipulating his followers. The theaters may have been restored, but the king himself was the supreme actor. Yet...
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Book Details
Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
History / Europe / Great Britain / Stuart Era (1603-1714)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.35 x 9.32 x 1.425 Inches
Book Weight:1.885 Pounds



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