The Making of the Modern English State, 1460-1660 (British Studies) (Paperback)

By Philip Edwards

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780312236144, 448pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2001

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The period of 1460-1660 was one of the most dramatic and crucially formative in the emergence of the modern English state, language, and self-consciousness. Beginning with the Wars of the Roses and ending with the Civil Wars and Republic, this book argues for a creative unity in this 200-year period, and provides both an up-to-date narrative of the growth of the English state and a historiographical background to each major issue that will facilitate further study of the period.

About the Author

Philip Edwards is Senior Lecturer in History, University of New South Wales.