Richard Cist: essay and books

Richard Cist
Author's Genres:
History

All books by Richard Cist:

The English Civil War

The English Civil War

Under the influence of revisionist writings the history of the English Civil War has splintered. This is not to say that there was once consensus on how the revolution should be characterized or interpreted, but revisionism has now carved out different aspects of historical experience--such as...
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The English Civil War

The English Civil War

But it does in fact suggest ways in which some of the starker discontinuities should be challenged. The editors maintain that reconnections should be made regarding the causes, course, and impact of the Civil War, and the pieces in this book aim to do so without without losing sight of the...
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Corruption and Development

Corruption and Development

The problem of corruption is of central significance for the developmental prospects of poor countries. Corruption undermines development by siphoning off resources for infrastructures and public services and by weakening the legitimacy of the state. The volume will appeal to academics and...

Respect

Respect

Describes respect as a virtue and suggests ways in which children can recognize and practice being respectful such as considering others' feelings.

Notes From a Small Island

Notes From a Small Island

After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson took the decision to move Mrs Bryson, little Jimmy et al back to the States for a while. But before leaving his much-loved Yorkshire Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around old Blighty, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly...