Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 July 2012

368 Pages | 3 Maps

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719038532

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The reign of Richard II

From minority to tyranny 1377-97

A. McHardy

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Sources MUP

  • The ESSENTIAL tool for students studying the Reign of Richard II - which has been called 'the perfect special subject'
  • The complete beginners' guide to this endlessly fascinating reign: selections from both well-known and unfamiliar sources arranged chronologically, accompanied by lively and helpful commentary
  • The introduction describes the political background and gives a clear and concise guide to the chronicles of the reign
  • Specially-drawn maps illustrating military campaigns in three countries enhance the text
  • The fruit of over thirty years' experience of teaching this period to enthralled students
  • Designed both as a 'one-stop shop' for busy students, and to stimulate them to explore further for themselves, and enhance their critical thinking