By John Guy
The monarchs of the Tudor interval are between one of the most famous figures in British background. John man offers a compelling and interesting exploration of the Tudors within the new version of this Very brief Introduction.
Looking in any respect facets of the interval, from starting to finish, he considers Tudor politics, faith, and economics, in addition to matters in terms of gender and minority rule, and the paintings, structure, and social and fabric tradition of the time. Introducing all the key Tudor monarchs, man considers the impression the Tudor interval had not just on the time, but in addition the old legacy it left behind.
About the Series:
Oxford's Very brief Introductions sequence bargains concise and unique introductions to a variety of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary conception to historical past, and Archaeology to the Bible. now not easily a textbook of definitions, every one quantity during this sequence offers trenchant and provocative--yet continually balanced and complete--discussions of the crucial matters in a given self-discipline or box. each Very brief Introduction supplies a readable evolution of the topic in query, demonstrating how the topic has built and the way it has stimulated society. ultimately, the sequence will surround each significant educational self-discipline, delivering all scholars an obtainable and considerable reference library. regardless of the zone of research that one deems vital or attractive, regardless of the subject that fascinates the final reader, the Very brief Introductions sequence has a convenient and reasonable consultant that may most probably turn out indispensable.
Read Online or Download The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) PDF
Similar England books
For 2 and a part thousand years the Celts have persevered to fascinate those that have come into touch with them, but their origins have remained a secret or even this present day are the topic of heated debate between historians and archaeologists. during this erudite and profusely illustrated background, Barry Cunliffe explores the archaeological fact of those daring warriors and expert craftsmen of barbarian Europe who encouraged worry within the Greeks and Romans.
Within the past due Nineties, Britain was once basking within the excessive midday of empire, albeit with the sobering adventure of the Boer conflict simply round the nook. by way of 1956, the 12 months of the Suez debacle and no more than an entire life later, the age of empire was once drawing quickly to a detailed and Britain's place as an self sustaining nice strength used to be over.
Within the Foundations of Gentry existence, Peter Coss examines the early life of the English gentry. In doing so, he explains their lasting features in the course of a protracted heritage as a social elite, together with adaptability to alter and openness to upward mobility from under, mainly from the professions. Revolving round the wealthy archive left through the Multons of Frampton in South Lincolnshire, the e-book explores the cloth tradition of the gentry, their situation with model and their obsession with reveal.
Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England represents an remarkable exploration of where of prehistoric monuments within the Anglo-Saxon psyche, and examines how Anglo-Saxon groups perceived and used those monuments in the course of the interval advert 400-1100. Sarah Semple employs archaeological, ancient, artwork ancient, and literary resources to review the range of the way during which the early medieval inhabitants of britain used the prehistoric legacy within the panorama, exploring it from temporal and geographic views.
Additional resources for The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)