The books in this series provide concise analysis of complex issues and problems in important A level Modern History topics. Using supporting documents, the books give students a clear account of historical facts and an undertanding of the central themes and differing interpretqtions. This work seeks to survey the major themes and events on a tumultuous era based on the evidence at hand, without the ideological predispositions which have too often clouded the picture, but still presenting a particular point of view. It concentrates on continuity of institutions and even policies, not on disruption, this second edition takes into account the considerable work and research being done on the period over the past few years. Its aim is to help pupils to understand this most heavily stereotyped time in English History.
Table of Contents
Part One: The Background. 1. The Apprenticeship of Mary Tudor. 2. The Condition of England. Part Two: Analysis. 3. The Accession of Mary Tudor. 4. The Spanish Match. 5. Religion:The Catholic Restoration. 6. For and Against the Regime:The Battle of Words. 7. Economic and Social Issues. 8. Myths and Realities in Foreign Affairs. Part three: Assessment: 9. The Efficacy of Marian. Government. 10. Mary's Reign in English History. Part four:: Documents. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.