History of England, Volume 1, A (Prehistory to 1714) / Edition 6

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Explores the key events and themes of English history

This two-volume narrative of English history draws on the most up-to-date primary and secondary research, encouraging students to interpret the full range of England’s social, economic, cultural, and political past.

A History of England, Volume 1 (Prehistory to 1714), focuses on the most important developments in the history of England through the early 18th century. Topics include the Viking and Norman conquests of the 11th century, the creation of the monarchy, the Reformation, and the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

MySearchLab is a part of the Roberts/Roberts/Bisson program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students understand English history in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app.

020597984X / 9780205979844 History of England, A , Volume 1 (Prehistory to 1714) Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package

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0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access

0205867774 / 9780205867776 History of England, Volume 1, A (Prehistory to 1714)

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The book is well-written and easy to read. The chapters are easy for students to follow."
-Carlton Wilson, North Carolina Central University

"A useful, student friendly book that any instructor should not hesitate to use. The books provides a balanced treatment of the history of England that works well with any classroom approach."

-Van Leslie, Athens State University

"The text is a fine introduction to Early English history. It is designed for the undergraduate and is particularly appropriate for students who have little background in medieval and early modern history."

-Rosemary Thurston, New Jersey City University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205867776
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/16/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 257,477
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Douglas R. Bisson is professor of history at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of The Merchant Adventurers of England: The Company and the Crown, 1474-1564 (University of Delaware Press, 1993) and co-author of A History of England, sixth edition, two volumes (Pearson, 2013).
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Land and the People

Chapter 2: Roman Britain: 55 B.C.E.–450 C.E.

Chapter 3: Anglo-Saxon England: 450–1066

Chapter 4: Norman England

Chapter 5: The Angevins

Chapter 6: The Thirteenth Century: 1216–1307

Chapter 7: War and Crisis: 1307–1399

Chapter 8: Lancaster and York: 1399–1485

Chapter 9: The Reign of Henry VII: 1485–1509

Chapter 10: War and Reformation: 1509–1547

Chapter 11: Protestant and Catholic: 1547–1558

Chapter 12: Elizabethan England: 1558–1603

Chapter 13: Early Stuart England: 1603–1640

Chapter 14: The English Revolution: 1640–1660

Chapter 15: Restoration and Revolution: 1660–1689

Chapter 16: War and Society

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