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by Paul E.J. Hammer


Between 1544 and 1604, Tudor England was involved in a series of wars which strained government and society to their limits

Between 1544 and 1604, Tudor England was involved in a series of wars which strained government and society to their limits. By the time Elizabeth became queen in 1558, England and Wales were likened to 'a bone thrown between two dogs' - the great European powers of France and Spain

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Elizabeth's Wars book. The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits. The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained.

Paul Hammer’s new book Elizabeth’s Wars clearly reflects this development in the field of military history, and shows .

Paul Hammer’s new book Elizabeth’s Wars clearly reflects this development in the field of military history, and shows how it has come to affect the study of British history in general. A new perspective was cast on this question when Simon Adams, addressing a Folger Shakespeare Library conference in 1991, asserted that all the talk of England’s war weariness in the 1590s needed to balanced against the apparent reality that England seemed to be winning its conflict with Spain in that decade. Taken in light of Parker’s opinion concerning military affairs in Britain, how could this be possible?

The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits.

The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits.

Between 1544 and 1604, Tudor England was involved in a series of wars which strained government and society to their limits. By the time Elizabeth became queen in 1558, England and Wales were likened to 'a bone thrown between two dogs' - the great European powers of France and Spain. Paul E. J. Hammer offers a new narrative of these wars which weaves together developments on land and sea. Combining original work and.

Elizabeth herself was a reluctant participant in foreign wars and feared the political and material costs of overseas combat - misgivings which proved fully justified during England's great war with Spain in the 1580s and '90s. Read full description. See details and exclusions. See all 3 brand new listings. Elizabeth's Wars: War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604 by Paul E. Hammer (Paperback, 2003). Brand new: lowest price.

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Elizabeth I's reign is much-studied, and the importance of war throughout .

Elizabeth I's reign is much-studied, and the importance of war throughout her reign cannot be over estimated. Despite this, there has been no broad assessment of the role of war in Elizabeth's reign for over 30 years. HAMMER has taught in Australia at the Universities of New England and Adelaide, and currently lectures in the Department of Modern History at the University of St Andrew's.

The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits. Paul E. J. Hammer offers a new narrative of these wars which weaves together developments on land and sea. Combining original work and a synthesis of existing research, Hammer explores how the government of Elizabeth I overhauled English strategy and weapons to create forces capable of confronting the might of Habsburg Spain.

Elizabeth's Wars: War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604 (British History in Perspective S) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0333919422

ISBN: 0333919424

Author: Paul E.J. Hammer

Category: History

Subcategory: Europe

Language: English

Publisher: Red Globe Press; 2003 edition (January 3, 2004)

Pages: 344 pages

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