Tudor England: An Encyclopedia (Hardback)
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Tudor England: An Encyclopedia (Hardback)

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Hardback 886 Pages / Published: 07/12/2000
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This is the first encyclopedia to be devoted entirely to Tudor England. 700 entries by top scholars in every major field combine new modes of archival research with a detailed Tudor chronology and appendix of biographical essays.
Entries include: * Edward Alleyn [actor/theatre manager] * Roger Ascham * Bible translation * cloth trade * Devereux family * Espionage * Family of Love * food and diet * James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell * inns * Ket's Rebellion * John Lyly * mapmaking * Frances Meres * miniature painting * Pavan * Pilgrimage of Grace * Revels Office * Ridolfi plot * Lady Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke * treason * and much more.

Also includes an 8-page color insert.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780815307938
Number of pages: 886
Weight: 2206 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 46 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The editors have given readers a wonderful and interesting place to start their journey into Tudor England."
-"American Reference Books Annual, 2003
"A worthwhile purchase for both academic and public libraries."
-"Against the Grain, September 2001
"Monumental and multidisciplinary.... Solid scholarship, deft blend of fact and interpretation, and breadth.... Recommended for all libraries supporting teaching and research about early modern England."
-"Choice, April 2001
"Capture[s] the Tudor age's variety and vitality.... In addition to its numerous biographical entries, the encyclopedia covers the visual arts, literature, science, education, music, politics and government, religion, social history, economic history, and the complex interplay among these cultural strains in an era of intellectual, scientific, political, and religious ferment."
-"Booklist/RBB, April 2001

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