J.R. Jones, a Professor of English History in the School of English Studies at the University of East Anglia, England, in Britain and Europe in the Seventeenth Century, has written a very informative and interesting book.
Britain and Europe in the Seventeenth Century is a relatively short book that deals with the impact that Britain had on European affairs at the beginning of the seventeenth century. The thesis is basically summed up in the
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in pointing out and backing his view that the Revolution of 1688 was the decisive turning point that entirely transformed Britainís relationship with Europe. The thesis is very convincing, and it is evident that the author is very aware of this. All of the evidence Jones presents supports his thesis. Overall, I found this book to be informative and the authorís view was very a pleasant addition to other views on the same subject.