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Published: 29 August 2013

176 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199674725

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The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

John Guy

Very Short Introductions

  • An indispensable introduction to anyone interested in the Tudors
  • The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the period, which has been completely revised for this new edition
  • Considers all aspects of the Tudor age, from religion and politics to gender issues and art and culture
  • Written by a leading Tudor historian

New to this Edition:

  • Completely rewritten with a revised structure to encompass recent research and developments
  • Includes an new overview of the 'British' dimension of Tudor history, including Scotland, Wales, and Ireland
  • Expanded section on the gender issues of the period, related to minority and unmarried female rule
  • Features a new chapter on material culture and the arts, including aspects of architecture, sculpture, and literature
  • Revised account of Catholicism and Puritanism during the reign of Elizabeth I