History of England From the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 3 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

History of England From the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 3 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by James Anthony Froude
     
 

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Viewing history as a grand drama, Froude emphasized great personalities and disdained the scientific approach in his historical writing. This epic, twelve-volume narrative presents a vivid portrait of a tumultuous era. Volume three opens with a discussion of the Protextant reformation, and its effects both at home and abroad. Froude ends with a description…  See more details below

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Viewing history as a grand drama, Froude emphasized great personalities and disdained the scientific approach in his historical writing. This epic, twelve-volume narrative presents a vivid portrait of a tumultuous era. Volume three opens with a discussion of the Protextant reformation, and its effects both at home and abroad. Froude ends with a description of the character and administration of Thomas Cromwell, and his eventual fall in 1540.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411453555
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
488
File size:
763 KB

Meet the Author

James Anthony Froude (1818-1894) was an English historian, biographer, and novelist.  His histories, modeled on those of his friend Thomas Carlyle, were fiercely polemical, as was his own The Nemesis of Faith, which questioned the Anglican church.  His biography of Carlyle, Life of Carlyle (1882-84), proved intensely controversial in focusing on the great man's flaws as well as his virtues.


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