Early Modern England 1485 - 1714: A Narrative History

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Wiley, Sep 19, 2003 - History - 456 pages
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Early Modern England is the first new survey of the Tudor-Stuart period in a quarter century.

  • Written by two leading scholars.
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of British history.
  • Text is broken up with maps, illustrations, and genealogies; includes glossary.
  • Focuses on what political, religious, and constitutional developments meant to ordinary people.
  • Covers relevant events in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
  • Places the Tudor-Stuart period in the context of what happened before and after.
  • Accompanied by the student sourcebook Sources and Debates in English History, 1485-1714 - see http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/0631213910

For more information visit http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/earlymodernengland/

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My professor said that all English history textbooks are wretched. I found this quite good. It covers the social, political, noble, and common. A lot of emphasis is placed on the Great Chain of Being. The thought is correct, but the doctrine seems wrong. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Robert Bucholz is Associate Professor of History at Loyola University of Chicago. He is the author of The Augustan Court: Queen Anne and the Decline of Court Culture (1993) and, with Sir John Sainty, Officials of the Royal Household 1660–1837 (2 volumes, 1997–8). He has written articles on Queen Anne and the court.Newton Key is Professor of History at Eastern Illinois University. He has written articles on preaching, on feasting, on charity, and on local politicking in Stuart England and Wales.

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