Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 February 2002

320 Pages | 8 maps, 1 line illus & 9 halftones

ISBN: 9780198207672

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The Sixteenth Century


Edited by Patrick Collinson

Short Oxford History of the British Isles

  • Provides integrated treatment of history of the whole of the British Isles, rather than purely English history
  • Introduces recent trends in historiography, and includes a separate chapter on literary and cultural history
  • Provides a concise overview of the whole of the sixteenth century in one volume, placing the more familiar history of individual monarchs' reigns in their broader context
  • Substantial introduction and conclusion link the chapters to provide an accessible and coherent survey
  • Reliable and authoritative chapters written by a team of experts
  • Detailed chronology, glossary of terms, and further reading as well as a comprehensive index