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|Title: Early Modern England 1485-1714: A Narrative History - eBook|
By: Robert Bucholz, Newton Key
Format: DRM Protected ePub
Publication Date: 2013
Series: Wiley Desktop Editions
Stock No: WW39668EB
- Written by two leading scholars and experienced teachers of the subject, assuming no prior knowledge of British history
- Provides student aids such as maps, illustrations, genealogies, and glossary
- This edition reflects recent scholarship on Henry VIII and the Civil War
- Extends coverage of the Reformations, the Rump and Barebone's Parliament, Cromwellian settlement of Ireland, and the European, Scottish, and Irish contexts of the Restoration and Revolution of 1688-9
- Includes a new section on womens roles and the historiography of women and gender
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Newton Key is Professor of History at Eastern Illinois University. He has written articles on preaching, on feasting, on charity, and on provincial and metropolitan politicking in Stuart England and Wales. He is currently at work on a study of patrician/plebeian politics in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century London.
Praise for the first edition:
"This excellent book is consciously designed for students in North American universities who are studying this period for the first time, but its qualities are such that British students will find it a remarkably effective and well-sustained synthesis. The narrative is readable, fluent and balanced ... Throughout, the authors, both of whom are vastly experienced teachers as well as being active research scholars, have managed to delineate detail effectively without obscuring the narrative flow ... It is, as they say in their conclusion, 'a terrific story', and they have told it terrifically well." (History)
"Complementing its accessibility, Early Modern England is comprehensive and true to recent scholarly conclusions. Bucholz and Key have produced a useful narrative for the present generation of those being introduced to English history in the period. It is engaging from first to last and merits close review by faculty across the United States seeking a strong classroom text." (Albion)
"Robert Bucholz and Newton Key have written Early Modern England, 1485-1714: A Narrative History to fill the need for an authoritative, one volume textbook covering the Tudor and Stuart eras that is written especially for an American audience. They have succeeded in their goal." (H-Albion)
"Early Modern England is informative and a pleasure to read." (Sixteenth Century Journal)
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