Selling Cromwell's Wars
Media, Empire and Godly Warfare, 1650–1658
Greenspan examines a selection of Cromwell’s conflicts, policies and imperial ventures to explore the ways in which the media was instrumental in developing, promoting and legitimizing government actions.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 Building the Commonwealth: Republicanism, Godly Government and the Media; Chapter 2 The 'Great Whore of Scotland': Newsbooks, Pamphlets and the Cromwellian Conquest; Chapter 3 Marketing Empire: The Western Design and Conquest of Jamaica; Chapter 4 The Anglo-Spanish War, Protestant Empire and the Media; Chapter 5 International News, Religious Conflict and Protestant Solidarity Under the Cromwellian Protectorate; conclusion Conclusion;