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Tudor Cornwall portrait of a society by A. L. Rowse

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English



  • Cornwall (England : County),
  • Great Britain,
  • England


  • Cornwall (England : County) -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 16th century.

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Statementby A. L. Rowse.
LC ClassificationsDA670.C8 R6 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 462 p.
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5721421M
LC Control Number70413757

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Thank you for this great list! I'd add "The Long Weekend" by Veronica Henry. A modern romance, set in Cornwall at a boutique hotel by the sea, which tells the stories of the proprietors and various guests over a bank holiday weekend. Conn Iggulden is well-known for writing historical fiction books. He was born in to an English father and an Irish mother. He attended St. Martins School located in Northwood before transferring to . The general tendency of administrative centralisation under the Tudor dynasty began to undermine Cornwall's distinctive status. For example, under the Tudors, the practice of distinguishing between some laws, such as those related to the tin industry, that applied simply in Anglia or in Anglia et Cornubia (in England and Cornwall) ceased. Buy Tudor Cornwall New Edition by Rowe, Dr. Alfred Lestie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Tudor Cornwall. by Chynoweth, John. A comprehensive survey of the history of Cornwall between and , this books looks at the social, political, and economic issues of the period. Great Britain. Condition: HPB condition ratings. New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition. Tudor Cornwall: Portrait of a Society [A. L. Rowse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An early example of social history in depth: the examination of a limited area, in this case the county of Cornwall.   He has published extensively on popular politics during the Tudor and Stuart periods. His latest book, Soldiers and Strangers: An Ethnic History of the English Civil War. When people ask me what Tudor-related books to read, these are the ones I list: PAVANE by Keith Roberts Eventually I will be at a loss for superlatives when describing my favorite books. PAVANE is a beautiful book, written by one of the masters of s science fiction.