By Peter C. Mancall
By Peter C. Mancall
By Samuel Willard Crompton
Queen Elizabeth And England's Golden Age КНИГИ ; ИСТОРИЯ Автор:Samuel Willard Crompton Название: Queen Elizabeth And England's Golden Age Издательство: Chelsea residence guides Год: 2005 Формат: PDF Размер: 5,04 мбДля сайта: www.mirknig.comContents1Young Princess2We needed for Our Elizabeth3The Queen and Her Suitors4First Cousins, as soon as Removed5Catholic as opposed to Protestant6The Thunder Clouds of War7The Preemptive Strike8The Spanish Armada9Queen Elizabeth and Her CourtEnd of the Golden Age скачать с zero
By Bruce L. Mouser
"Of the loads of logbooks and journals i've got tested, this can be the main useful for the slave exchange in western Africa.... [Mouser's] exhaustive history examine and enhancing are exemplary." -- George BrooksCaptain Samuel Gamble's log includes the checklist of a slaving enterprise to Africa and Jamaica that almost failed. it really is the best firsthand narratives of the slave exchange to outlive. Bruce Mouser's faithfully transcribed and punctiliously annotated variation of Gamble's log offers a haunting viewpoint on slave buying and selling on the finish of the 18th century. Gamble was once captain of the British service provider Sandown. in the course of 1793--1794, the send launched into a advertisement enterprise from England to higher Guinea in West Africa to shop for slaves and shipping them on the market in Kingston, Jamaica. Gamble describes transport at first of the Anglo-French conflict in 1793, naval and nautical tactics for the English-African-West Indian alternate, and the slave-trading styles and associations at the African coast and at Kingston, Jamaica. He recounts to boot a yellow fever epidemic that swept the Atlantic and crippled trade on each side of the sea. Mouser's huge annotations position Gamble's account in ancient context and clarify for the reader Gamble's observations on trade, affliction, and African peoples alongside the higher Guinea coast.
By Victor Stater
A Political heritage of Tudor and Stuart England attracts jointly a desirable collection of resources to light up this turbulent period of English background. From the bloody overthrow of Richard III in 1485, to the construction of a global imperial country lower than Queen Anne, those resources illustrate England's tough transition from the medieval to the modern.Covering a interval characterized by way of clash and department, this wide-ranging single-volume assortment provides the bills of Yorkists and Lancastrians, Protestants and Catholics, and Roundheads and Cavaliers part by means of part. A Political background of Tudor and Stuart England presents a very important chance for college students to ascertain the associations and occasions that moulded English historical past within the early smooth period at first-hand.
By Nick Dalton
Whole publications provide the excellent review in their locations to offer travelers the utmost number of offerings and need-to-know neighborhood info of their selected urban or state, with out glossing over any of the main points. via itineraries, areas and components are damaged right down to let for certain courses to every of the parts and accompanying experiences and costs indexed all through; aiding travelers to discover the areas to stick, devour and discover which are most suitable for them anywhere they're or are making plans to go.
Frommer's England & the simplest of Wales information the simplest total shuttle stories, from pub crawls to vintage buying to theatre-going; the simplest of literary England (Stratford-upon-Avon, Jane Austen state, and more); the easiest old and Roman websites, together with Roman baths and "Hadrian's Wall"; the easiest museums and galleries, from the Tate sleek to the nationwide Museum of Wales; and the simplest motels and eating places in all cost different types. You'll additionally locate over a hundred thirty pages dedicated to the simplest of London, together with the easiest within reach using excursions and day journeys by means of train.
1. the simplest of britain & WALES
2. ENGLAND & WALES IN DEPTH
3. instructed ENGLAND ITINERARIES
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6. KENT, SURREY & SUSSEX
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8. WILTSHIRE & SOMERSET
11. THE COTSWOLDS
12. the center OF ENGLAND
13. CAMBRIDGE & EAST ANGLIA
14. EAST MIDLANDS
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16. THE LAKE DISTRICT
17. YORKSHIRE & NORTHUMBRIA
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By Rosie Serdiville
Within the autumn of 1644 was once fought essentially the most sustained and determined sieges of the 1st Civil battle while Scottish Covenanter forces lower than the Earl of Leven eventually stormed Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the King's maximum bastion within the north-east and the most important to his strength there. town were resolutely defended all year long by means of the Marquis of Newcastle, who had defied either the Covenanters and Northern Parliamentarians. Newcastle had held sway within the north-east because the outbreak of the battle in 1642. He had defeated the Fairfaxes at Adwalton Moor and secured town of Newcastle as th. Read more...
By Peter Gay
The moment quantity of Peter Gay's in-depth examine of the sunrise of the trendy world―the Age of Reason.
The technology of Freedom completes Peter Gay's very good reinterpretation started in The Enlightenment: the increase of contemporary Paganism. within the current e-book, he describes the philosophes' application and their perspectives of society. His masterful appraisal opens a brand new diversity of insights into the Enlightenment's severe process and its humane and libertarian imaginative and prescient.
By Alison Weir
Sister to Queen Anne Boleyn, she was once seduced through kings and used to be an intimate participant in a single of history’s so much gripping dramas. but a lot of what we all know approximately Mary Boleyn has been fostered via garbled gossip, romantic fiction, and the misconceptions repeated by means of historians. Now, in her most recent publication, New York Times bestselling writer and famous British historian Alison Weir supplies us the 1st ever full-scale, in-depth biography of Henry VIII’s well-known mistress, within which Weir explodes a lot of the mythology that surrounds Mary Boleyn and uncovers the reality approximately the most misunderstood figures of the Tudor age.
With a similar model of in depth forensic study she dropped at her acclaimed ebook The woman within the Tower, Weir enables right here a brand new portrayal of her matters, revealing how Mary used to be handled by way of her bold relations and the most likely nature of the connection among the Boleyn sisters. She additionally posits new facts in regards to the popularity of Mary’s mom, Elizabeth Howard, who was once rumored to were an early mistress of Henry VIII.
Weir unravels the reality approximately Mary’s much-vaunted notoriety on the French court docket and her family members with King François I. She deals believable theories as to what occurred to Mary through the undocumented years of her lifestyles, and exhibits that, faraway from marrying a mere and complacent nonentity, she made an excellent fit with a tender guy who was once the King’s cousin and a emerging celebrity at court docket.
Weir additionally explores Mary’s personal place and function on the English court docket, and the way she grew to become Henry VIII’s mistress. She tracks the possible process their affair and investigates Mary’s genuine acceptance. With new and compelling facts, Weir offers the main conclusive resolution so far at the paternity of Mary’s young children, lengthy alleged to were Henry VIII’s progeny.
Alison Weir has drawn interesting info from the unique assets of the interval to piece jointly a existence steeped in secret and misfortune, debunking centuries-old myths and disproving authorised assertions, to provide us the reality approximately Mary Boleyn, the so-called nice and notorious whore.
By John Guy
This e-book is ready the politics and political tradition of the ''last decade'' of the reign of Elizabeth I, in impression the years 1585 to 1603. It takes a serious and provocative examine the declining Virgin Queen. Many lecturers and their scholars have didn't think about the ''last decade'' in its personal correct, or have overlooked it, having began their bills in 1558 and struggled directly to the defeat of the Armada in 1588. in simple terms significant political surveys were tried because 1926. Neither allots sufficient house to Crown patronage, Puritanism and faith, society and the financial system, political proposal, and literature and drama. This publication could be necessary to a fuller figuring out of the age.
By Philip Slavin
Despite elevated commercialization and a good community of neighborhood markets in 1300s Europe—as good as major expenditures and hazards linked to the construction, transportation, and garage of food—some landed lords, monasteries, and convents persisted to depend upon the produce in their personal estates. This targeted learn units out to account for the confusing state of affairs, overlaying the interval among 1260 and 1536, with an in-depth research of the altering styles and fortunes of the provisioning of Norwich Cathedral Priory. because it examines the whole means of nutrition supply from box to desk, the list explores the query of nutrients safety in the context of a number of the crises within the 14th century, and in addition illustrates the aftereffects of the Black demise. even supposing supplying unprecedented perception into the Priory, the ebook additionally serves as an immense source on figuring out the overdue center a long time financial system of britain and society in the course of a time of upheaval.