Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2014

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719086625

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The Debate on the English Reformation

Second edition

Second edition

Rosemary O'Day

Published by Manchester University Press

Issues in Historiography MUP

  • Acts as companion to histories of England during the sixteenth century
  • Shows how people in different periods used the case of the English Reformation for their own ends - e.g. in the early nineteenth century it was used to argue the case for and against Catholic Emancipation
  • Up-to-the-minute in its coverage of recent developments in the history of the Reformation
  • Sets debate in a historiographical context
  • Relates historical debates about the Reformation to the political, educational, social and economic environment, past and present
  • Examines treatments of the Reformation in the media and, amongst other subjects, discusses the case for historical fiction as history writing