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Magna Carta : the birth of liberty / Dan Jones.

Jones, Dan, 1981- (author.).

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9780525428299
  • ISBN: 0525428291
  • Physical Description: xii, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-264) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: I: Origins. The devil's brood ; Lionheart and Softsword ; Interdict and intimidation ; Crisis and catastrophe -- II: Opposition. Trouble at the temple ; Taking the cross ; Confrontation ; London -- III: The rule of law. Runnymede ; The Magna Carta ; England under siege ; Endgame -- IV: Afterlife. The Magna Carta reborn ; Then and now -- Appendix A: The text of the Magna Carta, 1215 -- Appendix B: The enforcers of the Magna Carta -- Appendix C: Eight hundred years of the Magna Carta.
Summary, etc.: The Magna Carta is revered around the world as the founding document of Western liberty. Its principles--even its language--can be found in our Bill of Rights and in the Constitution. Historian Dan Jones takes us back to the turbulent year of 1215, when, beset by foreign crises and cornered by a growing domestic rebellion, King john reluctantly agreed to fix his seal to a document that would change the course of history. At the time of its creation, the Magna Carta was just a peace treaty drafted by a group of rebel barons who were tired of the king's high taxes, arbitrary justice, and endless foreign wars. The fragile peace it established would last only two months, but its principles have reverberated over the centuries.
Subject: Magna Carta.
Great Britain > History > John, 1199-1216.
Law > England > History.

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