History of England From the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 7 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

History of England From the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 7 (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 seven commences with the accession of Queen Elizabeth, following her reign until the mid-1560s, closing with a chapter on Mary Stuart and

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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 seven commences with the accession of Queen Elizabeth, following her reign until the mid-1560s, closing with a chapter on Mary Stuart and the diplomatic relations between England and Spain. 


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411453593
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
584
File size:
3 MB

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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