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The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603 (The Oxford History of England) by  J.B Black - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1963 - from Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603 (The Oxford History of England)

by Black, J.B

Condition: Very Good/Good


Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1963. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Second edition. Includes original jacket. Moderately rubbed & toned, front jacket flap corner clipped, ink name on front endpaper, spine toned. 1963 Hard Cover. 539 pp. 8vo. Fold-out maps. Few rulers have impressed themselves so forcefully on the memory and imagination of their people as Queen Elizabeth I. 'Elizabethan England' was, in a very real sense, Elizabeth's England, and the country she left behind when she died was a kingdom that had won a commanding position among the great powers of Europe. This book, first published in The Oxford History of England covers all aspects of the reign of Elizabeth, encompassing social and cultural history as well as political and economic. Among the principal issues it deals with are the Religious Settlement, England's relations with foreign powers, notably France and the Netherlands, Mary Stuart's challenge to the succession, the Armada, and the Irish problem. In the sphere of the arts, particular attention is paid to drama and poetry, and developments in the sciences are also discussed.




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