Lancastrians to Tudors: England 1450-1509 / Edition 1

Lancastrians to Tudors: England 1450-1509 / Edition 1

by Andrew Pickering
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521557461

ISBN-13: 9780521557467

Pub. Date: 07/24/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. The Wars of the Roses and the struggle for the throne between the Houses of York and Lancaster dominate the history of England in the latter half of the fifteenth century. But what were the causes of over forty years of sporadic civil war and how was political stability at last restored?

Overview

An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. The Wars of the Roses and the struggle for the throne between the Houses of York and Lancaster dominate the history of England in the latter half of the fifteenth century. But what were the causes of over forty years of sporadic civil war and how was political stability at last restored? Andrew Pickering aanalyses the historical debates surrounding the characters and events. Topics include fifteenth-century kingship and the reign of Henry VI, the end of the Yorkists, Henry VII and the establishment of the Tudor dynasty, and social and economic change in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521557467
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/24/2000
Series:
Cambridge Perspectives in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Fifteenth century kingship and the reign of Henry VI; 2. The Wars of the Roses and the first reign of Edward IV; 3. The end of the Yorkists, 1471-1485; 4. Henry VII and the establishment of the Tudor dynasty; 5. Henry VII and the government of England; 6. Social and economic change in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries; Document study:Wars of the Roses 1450-1485; Select bibliography; Index.

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