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  • Archbishop Poleby John Edwards

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This fresh exploration of the life, work and writing of Archbishop Pole, focuses particularly on Pole’s final years (1556-58) as Archbishop of Canterbury. Stressing the events and character of Pole's 'English' life, up to his exile in the 1530s, as well as in his final years in England, this book explores his close relationship with... more...

  • The Reign of Mary Iby Robert Tittler; Judith Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.99

    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...

  • Treason in Tudor Englandby Lacey Baldwin Smith

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.00

    Lacey Baldwin Smith re-evaluates the Tudor mania for conspiracy in the light of psychological and social impulses peculiar to the age. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • History for Common Entrance: The Making of the UK 1485-1750by Bob Pace; N. R. R. Oulton

    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...

  • The Making of the UK for Common Entrance and Key Stage 3by Rosemary Rees; Colin Shephard; Martin Collier

    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...

  • Popular Cultures in England 1550-1750by Barry Reay

    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...

  • Conquest and Unionby Stephen G. Ellis; Sarah Barber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The British Isles is a multi-national arena, but its history has traditionally been studied from a distinctively English -- often, indeed, London -- perspective. Now, however, the interweaving of the distinct but mutually-dependent histories of the four nations is at the heart of some of the liveliest historical research today. In this major contribution... more...

  • Elizabethan Societyby Derek Wilson

    Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 13.11

    The reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) marked a golden age in English history. There was a musical and literary renaissance, most famously and enduringly in the form of the plays of Shakespeare (2014 marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth), and it was a period of international expansion and naval triumph over the Spanish. It was also... more...

  • Henry VIII and the Anabaptistsby Albert Pleysier

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99

    Henry VIII and the Anabaptists describes a bloody chapter in the reign of the infamous Tudor king. The book begins with the birth of Anabaptism in the city of Zurich and follows the Anabaptists as they search for religious freedom across the European Continent and encounter Henry?s relentless suppression. more...

  • Enquiring History: Tudor Rebellions 1485-1603by Barbara Mervyn; Ian Dawson; Michael Riley

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 20.78

    Think more deeply and work more independently at A level History through a carefully thought-out enquiry approach from SHP. Enquiring History: It makes you think!. The OFSTED report on school history suggests that the current generation of A Level students have been poorly served by exam-based textbooks which spoon-feed students while failing to enthuse... more...