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

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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.

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

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Overview


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.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781411453555
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 8/16/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 488
  • Sales rank: 558,740
  • File size: 746 KB

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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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