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By Dyer, Christopher
Examines the transition in the economy and society of England between 1250 and 1550. This work demonstrates that important structural changes after 1350 built on the commercial growth of the 13th century. It also shows that development of individual property and use of credit and... investment came from the peasantry rather than the aristocracy.Read more
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By Collinson, Patrick
The Religion of Protestants The Church in English Society 1559-1625 (Ford Lectures, 1979)
By Thompson, Prof F. M. L.
Discusses whether the permeation of the business elite by aristocratic and gentry values contributed to Britain's economic decline . The alternative view suggests such values were, in fact, economically advantageous to Britain, which, as a nation, had never been primarily industr...ial.Read more
By Davies, R. R.
Long before the British Empire came into existence, was there an English Empire? This study examines England's medieval conquest and colonization of the outer zones of the British Isles. It shows how the increasingly vexed question of the future of the UK has its roots in the Mid...dle Ages, when Edward I set out to subjugate his Celtic neighbours.Read more
By Robbins, Keith
This is a study of two conflicting trends in 19th-century Britain: the promotion of integration and unity through improved communications and mobility, and the desire to preserve regional cultural diversity.
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