Early Modern Age, The 2nd Edition By L. E. Snellgrove
Early Modern Age, The 2nd Edition
by L. E. Snellgrove
This revised edition gives detailed coverage of the period combined with an emphasis on historical sources and evidence, written and visual, together with case studies on selected topics, themes or events, based on a varied range of source material.
Part 1 Exploration and conquest: Christians and spices; the New World; the conquistadors. Part 2 The Renaissance and Reformation: the world of 15th century Italy; the Renaissance; "on this I take my stand". Part 3 Tudor triumph: a strong monarchy - Henry VIII 1485-1509; "a very accomplished prince" - Henry VIII 1509-20; "supreme head" - Henry VIII 1520-36; pilgrims, wives and wars - Henry VIII 1536-47; the boy king - Edward VI 1547-55; "turn or Burn". Part 4 The England of Elizabeth: "a true, lawful and right inheritress" 1558-1603; queen takes queen; God's own cause - the defeat of the Armada 1558; the reign of Good Queen Bess - court, city, country, "the fourth sort", Parliament and education, God and the devil, Tudor sunset. Part 5 King and Parliament: the "wisest fool" - James I 1603-25; treason and plot; the martyr king - Charles I 1625-49; rising and remonstrance; the English Civil War 1642-43; the English Civil War 1644-46; Charles I - trial and execution; the tenth man's sword - Commonwealth and Protectorate 1649-60; the restoration world - life in Charles II's England; Charles II - from Popish to Rye House plot; James II's reign 1685-89 - the end of Stuart power; the coming of William.
Early Modern Age, The 2nd Edition by L. E. Snellgrove
L. E. Snellgrove
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