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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Explores the important aspects of popular cultures during the period 1550 to 1750. Barry Reay investigates the dominant beliefs and attitudes across all levels of society as well as looking at different age, gender and religious groups. more...
- Galore Park 2014; US$ 25.58
History for Common Entrance: The Making of the UK 1485-1750 ensures a thorough understanding of the 'Making of the UK' element of the Common Entrance exam syllabus. Clearly presented content, lively illustrations and challenging end-of-chapter questions encourage learning and inspire a love of History. - Written by the chief exam setter for... more...
- Hodder Education 2014; US$ 27.18
Ensure your pupils are thoroughly prepared for the new-style Common Entrance History examinations with this revised edition of a best-selling, ISEB-endorsed textbook. The first edition of Making of the UK became a best-seller because of the way it combined step-by-step building of pupils' historical understanding and skill with thoughtful and targeted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Until recently, the reign of Mary Tudor was generally seen as a ?sterile interlude? in the Tudor century, with Mary herself dismissed as ?Bloody Mary?. Extensive research in the past several decades has overturned these assumptions in almost every respect. In this succinct and up-to-date introduction to Mary?s reign, Tittler and Richards provide... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 15.99
Wolsey is, arguably, the first comprehensive book to explore the many contrasting layers of Thomas Wolsey`s life and career, and represents the first genuinely popular biography of the much-maligned cardinal to appear in over thirty years. Making no assumptions, it looks at the real person in the cold light of his actions, and uncovers a man of contradictions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95
This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history. Featuring contributions from thirty-eight international scholars, the book takes a thematic approach to a period which saw the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the explorations of Francis Drake and Walter... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Do you know the main difference between the diet of a Tudor nobleman and that of a peasant? What was it that changed Henry VIII from an active and pleasant young man into a vastly overweight tyrant? What did a gong farmer do? And what was the purpose of a whipping boy? All of these questions and more are answered in this excellent book containing over... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.99
Continuing his exploration of the pathways of British history, Timothy Venning examines the turning points of the Tudor period, though he also strays over into the early Stuart period. As always, he discusses the crucial junctions at which History could easily have taken a different turn and analyses the possible and likely results. While necessarily... more...