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The Making of the British Isles

The Making of the British Isles Author Steven G. Ellis
ISBN-10 9781317900498
Release 2014-07-15
Pages 456
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The history of the British Isles is the story of four peoples linked together by a process of state building that was as much about far-sighted planning and vision as coincidence, accident and failure. It is a history of revolts and reversal, familial bonds and enmity, the study of which does much to explain the underlying tension between the nations of modern day Britain. The Making of the British Islesrecounts the development of the nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland from the time of the Anglo-French dual monarchy under Henry VI through the Wars of the Roses, the Reformation crisis, the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, the Anglo-Scottish dynastic union, the British multiple monarchy and the Cromwellian Republic, ending with the acts of British Union and the Restoration of the Monarchy.



Ireland in the Age of the Tudors 1447 1603

Ireland in the Age of the Tudors  1447 1603 Author Steven G. Ellis
ISBN-10 9781317901426
Release 2014-06-17
Pages 460
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The second edition of Steven Ellis's formidable work represents not only a survey, but also a critique of traditional perspectives on the making of modern Ireland. It explores Ireland both as a frontier society divided between English and Gaelic worlds, and also as a problem of government within the wider Tudor state. This edition includes two major new chapters: the first extending the coverage back a generation, to assess the impact on English Ireland of the crisis of lordship that accompanied the Lancastrian collapse in France and England; and the second greatly extending the material on the Gaelic response to Tudor expansion.



A Companion to Tudor Britain

A Companion to Tudor Britain Author Robert Tittler
ISBN-10 063123618X
Release 2004-09-24
Pages 612
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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



The Making of the United Kingdom 1660 1800

The Making of the United Kingdom  1660 1800 Author Jim Smyth
ISBN-10 0582089980
Release 2001
Pages 252
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The histories of the "three kingdoms" or "four nations" that eventually became the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 are distinct but not separate. From the Restoration of Charles II to the Act of Union with Ireland, Jim Smyth interweaves the different national stories into an authoritative account of the creation of the modern British state. Including discussion of society and economy alongside analysis of contemporary politics and the religious question, Smyth shows how the experiences of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland were shaped by unity as well as diversity. In an age of anxiety about national identity and the future of the United Kingdom, this is a timely and important book.



The New British History

The New British History Author Glenn Burgess
ISBN-10 1860641903
Release 1999-02-15
Pages 331
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This is the first book to offer both a full understanding of the importance of "British" history, while also providing the tools that allow a critical assessment of its achievements. The New British History introduces the new perspectives opened up by the adoption of a truly British approach to historiography--one that encompasses on equal terms the interacting histories of Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England--from the time of Thomas Cromwell in the 1530s to the Act of Union in 1707. The core of the book consists of a series of chronological essays, supplemented by a detailed historiographical and conceptual introduction. The essays consider whether the "British" approach can be extended to social and economic history, examine concepts of British and national identity, and debate whether the new approach has brought with it loss as well as gain.



Cornish Studies

Cornish Studies Author Philip Payton
ISBN-10 0859897990
Release 2006-12-01
Pages 288
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The fourteenth volume in this acclaimed paperback series includes articles on Cornish mining history, the Cornish and Breton languages compared, the history and revival of Cornish, the poet Charles Causley, twentieth–century Anglo-Cornish poetry written by women, the novels of Edith Havelock Ellis, the 1913 Cornish china-clay workers’ strike, fiction and Cornish tourism, nationalization in Cornwall, and the controversial Padstow ‘Darkie Days’ Contributions by Graham Busby, Terry Chapman, Merv Davey, Bernard Deacon, Gemma Goodman, Patrick Laviolette, Jim Lewis, Philip Payton, Ronald Perry, Matthew Spriggs, Charles Thurlow, Nicholas Williams and Briar Wood



William Cecil Ireland and the Tudor State

William Cecil  Ireland  and the Tudor State Author Christopher Maginn
ISBN-10 9780199697151
Release 2012-03-15
Pages 254
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Explores the relationship between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using William Cecil as a vehicle for historical enquiry. Argues that Cecil shaped the course and character of Tudor rule in Ireland in Elizabeth's reign more than any other figure, and offers a major reappraisal of this crucial period in the histories of England and Ireland.



Scholars of Early Modern Studies

Scholars of Early Modern Studies Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000056032406
Release 1999
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Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts Author Eric H. Boehm
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105113567544
Release 2000
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Not Angels But Anglicans

Not Angels  But Anglicans Author Henry Chadwick
ISBN-10 IND:30000127028177
Release 2010
Pages 304
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From its beginnings in a troubled corner of the Mediterranean, Christianity spread to Britain with astonishing speed, reaching some parts even before the Romans imposed their rule. A little more than a century later, it appears that there were British bishops (and conferences abroad for them to attend), a shrine to a local martyr, and public disputes about doctrine. Not Angels But Anglicans tells the story of 2000 years of Christianity in the British Isles. The tale is inspiring and shameful by turns, as the Christian faith has been embraced. appropriated or ignored by saints and sinners, archbishops and monarchs, clerics and the people of Britain. Here is a rich story of political intrigue, artistic genius, martyrdom, overseas endeavour, reform and counter-reform, complacency and generosity, written with the affection and exasperation that the Anglican Church generally evokes. These and many more contributors trace the progress or stalling of the faith across the centuries up to the present day. Attractively illustrated throughout, Not Angels But Anglicans is a timely reminder to today's Church that many of its current concerns are deeply embedded in its history.



Civilizing Gaelic Leinster

 Civilizing  Gaelic Leinster Author Christopher Maginn
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105119838782
Release 2005
Pages 223
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This book charts the extension of Tudor government into the independent Gaelic lordships of the O'Byrnes and O'Tooles (Wicklow, Kildare, Dublin) from the origins of this process of expansion in the late 15th century until the abortive attempt under the Elizabethan regime to transform both lordships into an English county. Here we see an autonomous Gaelic district initially embrace its entrance into the fold of a nascent Tudor administrative unit before ultimately rejecting, through armed rebellion, what had become intrusive English military rule and cultural domination.



The Earldom of Desmond 1463 1583

The Earldom of Desmond 1463 1583 Author Anthony M. McCormack
ISBN-10 UOM:39015064869277
Release 2005
Pages 224
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Descended from one of the first Anglo-Norman invaders in the late 1160s, the Fitzgerald earls of Desmond came to dominate the political, economic, and social life of Munster for much of the succeeding four centuries. In 1463, at the height of their power, Thomas, eighth earl, was appointed lord deputy, the fourth of his line to hold that post. However, five years later, Thomas was executed in controversial circumstances. As a consequence, the Desmonds, traditionally highly autonomous, became alienated from the English monarchy for over seventy years, during which time they supported a Yorkist pretender to the throne of England and signed treaties with the kings of Spain and France. In addition, they also went through a period of internecine feuding between 1510 and 1540. The accession of James, fourteenth earl, in 1541 brought this instability to an end, but his son Gerald was killed in rebellion against Queen Elizabeth. His death led to the termination of the earldom and paved the way for the Munster Plantation.



The Fiscal military State in Eighteenth century Europe

The Fiscal military State in Eighteenth century Europe Author Christopher Storrs
ISBN-10 0754658147
Release 2009
Pages 245
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In recent decades, historians of early modern Europe, and above all those who study the eighteenth century, elaborated the concept of what has been called the fiscal-military state. This volume of essays by leading authorities, all of whom have published widely on their chosen topic, explores the subject of the fiscal-military state by focusing on its leading exemplars in eighteenth-century Europe. In addition a further chapter considers the fiscal-military state in a broader, comparative international context, in the arena of international relations. The differing patterns, and the variety of models of fiscal-military state makes for ease of comparison across Europe. The volume will therefore be invaluable to both students and researchers alike.



Greater Britain 1516 1776

Greater Britain  1516 1776 Author David Armitage
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060113431
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 292
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Greater Britain, 1516-1776 brings together a series of studies by David Armitage on the history of the early modern British Atlantic world. The essays examine the history of the Britain and its empire from the 16th century to the present and place special emphasis on the intellectual histories of the Three Kingdoms of Britain and Ireland in their Atlantic context. They range in time from the Reformation to the American Revolution and treat both the forces that encouraged the growth of the first British Empire and the anxieties that constrained it. All are placed in a wider context of the relations among the Three Kingdoms, Europe and the British Empire from the middle ages to the late eighteenth century. Taken together, they offer an account of the ideological history of the anglophone Atlantic world which will be of use to historians of Britain, the British Empire and colonial America as well as to literary critics and historians of political thought.



The Capital and the Colonies

The Capital and the Colonies Author Nuala Zahedieh
ISBN-10 9780521514231
Release 2010-06-17
Pages 329
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This book describes how the mercantile system was made to work as London established itself as the capital of the Atlantic empire.



Towards Great Britain

Towards Great Britain Author Kustaa Multamäki
ISBN-10 9514108612
Release 1999
Pages 233
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Which Degree

Which Degree Author Audrey Segal
ISBN-10 0860240614
Release 1978
Pages 1227
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