Early Modern England 1485 - 1714 A Narrative History

ISBN-10: 0631213937

ISBN-13: 9780631213932

Edition: 2003

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This survey of the Tudor-Stuart period assumes no prior knowledge of English history. The narrative shows how, under the Tudors and the Stuarts, England transformed itself from a feudal European state into a constitutional monarchy and the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth.
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List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

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.Robert Bucholz is 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.

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Conventions and Abbreviations
Introduction: England and its People, ca. 1485
Establishing the Henrician Regime, 1485-1525
(Dis-)Establishing the Henrician Church, 1525-1536
Reformations and Counter-Reformations, 1536-1558
The Elizabethan Settlement and its Challenges, 1558-1585
The Elizabethan Triumph and Unsettlement, 1585-1603
Merrie Olde England?, ca. 1603
The Early Stuarts and the Three Kingdoms, 1603-1642
Civil War, Revolution, and the Search for Stability, 1642-1660
Restoration and Revolution, 1660-1689
War and Politics, 1689-1714
Conclusion: Augustan Polity, Society, and Culture, ca. 1714
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The Yorkists and Lancastrians
The Tudors and Stuarts
The Stuarts and Hanoverians
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