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History of England : To 1714, Volume I

History of England : To 1714, Volume I - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132064750

Cover of History of England : To 1714,  Volume I 4TH 02 (ISBN 978-0132064750)
ISBN13: 978-0132064750
ISBN10: 0132064758
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

List price: $80.75

History of England : To 1714, Volume I - 4TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132064750

Clayton Roberts, David Roberts and Douglas Bisson

ISBN13: 978-0132064750
ISBN10: 0132064758
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

For two-semester, junior/senior-level courses in the History of England. Volume II may be used for a one-semester course in Modern England.

This two-volume broad, narrative account of English history--from the first settlers in the Paleolithic Age to the present day--draws on the most up-to-date primary and secondary research to illuminate the full range of England's social, economic, cultural, and political past, and focuses on how and why events occurred.

Features

  • NEW - New information on the Black Death--Considers the effects that the plague had upon art and intellectual life.
  • NEW - Reassessment of Edward III's reign and his role as king.
  • NEW - Updated political narrative--Includes the fall of Margaret Thatcher, the successes and failures of the Major administration, and the New Labour victory of May 1997.
  • NEW - Updated suggested Further Readings--At the end of each chapter. Centers on the 10 most important books on each subject and includes recent publications.
  • Accessible--Features a clear and lively narrative and a level of analytical sophistication that is appropriate for today's student.
  • Integrated discussion of social and economic history with the political narrative.
    • Shows students the complex interplay of social, cultural, and political change. Ex.
  • Intellectual and social attitudes--Employs evidence from architecture, literature, science, and theology.
  • A stress on dominant themes in English history--Without espousing any single interpretation--the coming of Christianity, the creation of the English monarchy, etc.
  • Events in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland--Considers such events as they affect developments in England.
  • Introductory paragraphs--In each chapter.
    • Sets forth the argument that will be presented. Ex.
  • Maps and genealogical charts and lists of kings and prime ministers.

Table of Contents

Volume I: 1. The Land and the People.
2. Roman Britain: 55 B.C.-450 A.D.19.
3. Anglo-Saxon England: 450-1066.
4. Norman England.
5. The Angevins.
6. The Thirteenth Century: 1216-1307.
7. War and Crisis: 1307-1399.
8. Lancaster and York: 1399-1485.
9. The Reign of Henry VII: 1485-1509.
10. War and Reformation: 1509-1547.
11. Protestant and Catholic: 1547-1558.
12. Elizabethan England: 1558-1603.
13. Early Stuart England: 1603-1640.
14. The English Revolution: 1640-1660.
15. Restoration and Revolution: 1660-1689.
16. War and Society.