The England of Elizabeth
Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2003 - 589 lappuses
Thanks to Shakespeare, Hollywood, and the formidable Elizabeth I herself, Elizabethan England remains a place and time that fascinates us. Modern England still has visible memorials of the Elizabethans the houses they built, the objects they cherished, the patterns they imposed upon the very landscape. A. L. Rowse's famously vivid portrayal of the Elizabethan world is a detailed account of that society and tradition, from the lowest social class to the men and women who governed the realm. A major new introduction from Christopher Haigh offes both a reflection on Rowse's masterpiece and an assessment of the Elizabethan Age."
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INTRODUCTION BY CHRISTOPHER HAIGH
PREFACE TO THE ORIGINAL EDITION
PrologueA LIVING AGE
PrologueTHE ELIZABETHAN DISCOVERY OF ENGLAND
LONDON AND THE TOWNS
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