England's Maritime Empire: Seapower, Commerce and Policy 1490-1690, Turning Points / Edition 1

England's Maritime Empire: Seapower, Commerce and Policy 1490-1690, Turning Points / Edition 1

by David M. Loades
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582356288

ISBN-13: 9780582356283

Pub. Date: 07/10/2000

Publisher: Pearson

B> David Loades, one of the leading historians of the Tudor and Stuart period, has written an ambitious new study, England's Maritime Empire, which looks at England's rise as a great maritime power during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries Explores the development of Tudor maritime policy and considers several important…  See more details below

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B> David Loades, one of the leading historians of the Tudor and Stuart period, has written an ambitious new study, England's Maritime Empire, which looks at England's rise as a great maritime power during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries Explores the development of Tudor maritime policy and considers several important themes including the Maritime revolution, 1550-1558, the Commonwealth and naval policy, the restoration navy and later 17th century colonial expansion. Those interested in British or naval history. Also available in Hardcover 0-582-35629-6 $ 69.95.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582356283
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/10/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Maps.

Preface.

Introduction: the medieval Empire.

1. The Crown and the mercantile community, 1490-1547.

2. The Antwerp crisis and the search for new markets, 1547-1558.

3. Trade, privateering and new priorities, 1558-1570.

4. War and colonial initiatives, 1570-1604.

5. The City of London, the New World and the navy, 1604-1650.

6. The commercial and naval policies of the Commonwealth, 1650-1660.

7. The navy as an instrument of policy, 1660-1690.

8. Colonial and commercial expansion, 1660-1690.

Conclusion: England as a Great Power.

Select bibliography.

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