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Obres de Rosemary O'Day

Princes & paupers in the English Church, 1500-1800 (1981) — Editor — 10 exemplars

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I was supposed to be reading chapters 1 and 5 and skimming chapter 4 for my course, but have been defeated. I was briefly interested in the sub-sections on the lives of costermongers, and I am heartened by Mayhew's realization that the best way to improve the 'morality' of the poor is not to give them tracts they can't read. But... then I was bored and got bogged down in the rest. Hopefully the course materials will bring this to life. I understand it was initially published section by section and that would make it more readable.… (més)
 
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pgchuis | Sep 27, 2023 |
This excellent reference book covers most aspects of the Tudor period. It gives brief year-by-year chronologies of the five Tudor reigns, thumbnail biographies of important people, chronologies of events in religion, education, Parliament and local government, tables of who held what offices and titles, a large glossary, an extensive bibliography, genealogical charts, maps of England and Ireland, and much else. Fills the niche left by Chris Cook's "English Historical Facts: 1485-1603," now out of print.… (més)
 
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staffordcastle | Jul 13, 2009 |
This is an outstanding book! She does a great job cataloguing the various interpretations of the English Reformation, from its inception to the 80's. Highly, highly recommended.
 
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ianclary | Sep 23, 2008 |

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Obres
19
Membres
311
Popularitat
#75,820
Valoració
½ 3.4
Ressenyes
4
ISBN
42

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