9780205867776

History of England, Volume 1, A (Prehistory to 1714)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205867776

  • ISBN10:

    0205867774

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/2/2013
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL

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Summary

Explores the key events and themes of English history

 

This two-volume narrative of English history draws on the most up-to-date primary and secondary research, encouraging students to interpret the full range of England’s social, economic, cultural, and political past.

 

A History of England, Volume 1 (Prehistory to 1714), focuses on the most important developments in the history of England through the early 18th century. Topics include the Viking and Norman conquests of the 11th century, the creation of the monarchy, the Reformation, and the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

 

 

Author Biography

Douglas R. Bisson is professor of history at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.  He is the author of The Merchant Adventurers of England: The Company and the Crown, 1474-1564 (University of Delaware Press, 1993) and co-author of A History of England, sixth edition, two volumes (Pearson, 2013).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Land and the People   

Chapter 2: Roman Britain: 55 B.C.E.–450 C.E.    

Chapter 3: Anglo-Saxon England: 450–1066    

Chapter 4: Norman England    

Chapter 5: The Angevins    

Chapter 6: The Thirteenth Century: 1216–1307    

Chapter 7: War and Crisis: 1307–1399    

Chapter 8: Lancaster and York: 1399–1485    

Chapter 9: The Reign of Henry VII: 1485–1509    

Chapter 10: War and Reformation: 1509–1547    

Chapter 11: Protestant and Catholic: 1547–1558    

Chapter 12: Elizabethan England: 1558–1603    

Chapter 13: Early Stuart England: 1603–1640    

Chapter 14: The English Revolution: 1640–1660   

Chapter 15: Restoration and Revolution: 1660–1689    

Chapter 16: War and Society   

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