A Companion to Tudor Britain

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Robert Tittler, Norman L. Jones
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 608 pages
A Companion to Tudor Britain provides an authoritative overview of historical debates about this period, focusing on the whole British Isles.
  • An authoritative overview of scholarly debates about Tudor Britain
  • Focuses on the whole British Isles, exploring what was common and what was distinct to its four constituent elements
  • Emphasises big cultural, social, intellectual, religious and economic themes
  • Describes differing political and personal experiences of the time
  • Discusses unusual subjects, such as the sense of the past amongst British constituent identities, the relationship of cultural forms to social and political issues, and the role of scientific inquiry
  • Bibliographies point readers to further sources of information

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Part I Government and Politics
Part II Belief
Part III People and Groups
Part IV Culture

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About the author (2008)

Robert Tittler is Professor of History at Concordia University. His recent publications include The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture c. 1540–1640 (1998) and Townspeople and Nation: English Urban Experiences, 1540–1640 (2001). He is co-founder and Chair of the Montreal British History Seminar and Chair of the Executive Board of Records of Early English Drama.

Norman Jones is Professor and Chair of History at Utah State University. His recent publications include The Birth of the Elizabethan Age: England in the 1560s (Blackwell, 1992) and The English Reformation: Religion and Cultural Adaptation (Blackwell, 2002).

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