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Selling the Tudor monarchy authority and image in sixteenth-century England by Kevin Sharpe

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Monarchy -- Great Britain -- Public opinion -- History -- 16th century,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Public opinion,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [482]-572) and index.

StatementKevin Sharpe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA315 .S45 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 588 p. :
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23958356M
ISBN 109780300140989
LC Control Number2009920918

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Making available a selection of some of the most significant recent work on the Tudor Monarchy, this Reader gives a good sense of the issues that have preoccupied historians and of the ways in which the traditional concerns of power and politics have been enlarged by growing attention to less conventional facets of the subject, including the wider agenda of Renaissance statecraft, . "Sharpe captures the multi-layered magnificence of Tudor monarchy and its n by a scholar who has worked at the forefront of historical enquiry for almost three decades, the book establishes an agenda for the next generationwith a contagious enthusiasm that will engage general and specialist readers alike."--Janet Dickinson. Selling the Tudor Monarchy (Paperback) Authority and Image in Sixteenth-Century England. By Kevin Sharpe. Yale University Press, , pp. Publication Date: Decem Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (5/26/).   “Sharpe captures the multi-layered magnificence of Tudor monarchy and its n by a scholar who has worked at the forefront of historical enquiry for almost three decades, the book establishes an agenda for the next generationwith a contagious enthusiasm that will engage general and specialist readers alike.”--Janet Dickinson, History Pages: