Catalogue


English historical documents. Volume V(A), 1558-1603 /
edited by Ian W. Archer and F. Douglas Price.
imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
description
xxxvii, 1353 p.
ISBN
0415350972 (v. V(a) : hardback), 9780415350976 (v. V(a) : hardback)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
isbn
0415350972 (v. V(a) : hardback)
9780415350976 (v. V(a) : hardback)
catalogue key
8258307
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
Praise for the series: 'Perhaps the most important historical undertaking of our age... one of the most valuable historical works ever produced.' Times Literary Supplement 'A landmark in the field of historical endeavour... the most admirable collection of sources on English history that exists.' American Historical Review English Historical Documents is the most ambitious, impressive and comprehensive collection of primary documents on English history ever published. The volumes have each become landmark publications in their own fields. This long awaited volume covers 1558-1603, the reign of Elizabeth I, when government, culture, religion and foreign policy all underwent profound change. This volume includes informative introductory pieces for the parts and sections and editorial comment is directed towards making sources intelligible rather than drawing conclusions from them. Opening with an introductory section which contextualises the accession of Elizabeth to the throne, the volume covers all key aspects of the Elizabethan period, including: Institutions Social and economic structures The marriage question and the problem of the succession Family and household Cultural life The Church and religious affairs Elizabethan wars Overseas trade and exploration Crime and disorder The format of the series has been updated and the documents gathered here encompass the most up to date approaches to the material.
Main Description
Praise for the series: Perhaps the most important historical undertaking of our age... one of the most valuable historical works ever produced. " Times Literary Supplement A landmark in the field of historical endeavour... the most admirable collection of sources on English history that exists. " American Historical Review English Historical Documents is the most ambitious, impressive and comprehensive collection of primary documents on English history ever published. The volumes have each become landmark publications in their own fields. This long awaited volume covers 1558-1603, the reign of Elizabeth I, when government, culture, religion and foreign policy all underwent profound change. This volume includes informative introductory pieces for the parts and sections and editorial comment is directed towards making sources intelligible rather than drawing conclusions from them. Opening with an introductory section which contextualises the accession of Elizabeth to the throne, the volume covers all key aspects of the Elizabethan period, including: Institutions Social and economic structures The marriage question and the problem of the succession Family and household Cultural life The Church and religious affairs Elizabethan wars Overseas trade and exploration Crime and disorder The format of the series has been updated and the documents gathered here encompass the most up to date approaches to the material.
Back Cover Copy
English Historical Documents is the most ambitious, impressive and comprehensive collection of primary documents on English history ever published. The volumes were published between 1953 and 1977 and have become landmark publications in their own fields.This long awaited volume covers 1558-1603, the reign of Elizabeth I, when government, culture, religion and foreign policy all underwent profound change. The format of the series has been updated and the documents gathered here encompass the most up to date approaches to the material. This volume includes informative introductory pieces for the parts and sections and editorial comment is directed towards making sources intelligible rather than drawing conclusions from them.

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