English Provincial Society From The Reformation To The Revolution: Religion, Politics And Society In Kent 1500-1640..
Bound in original cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and edge chips including head and tail of spine. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy.
The Harvester Press.,
Thick 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xiii + [i] + 504 pp.
Illustrated by 5 maps and 8 tables in text. Decorated by publisher's device on title page.
A detailed study of all aspects of Kentish provincial society covering, in Part One, the early Tudor period and the nature and impact of the Kentish Reformation. Part Two examines the political and administrative structures of Elizabethan Kent, the growth of Puritanism and the rise of popular education, with the Crisis of the 1590s. Part Three is a narrative of forces involved in the growth of conflict between the Crown and the provinces, 1603-40. The final chapter considers Kent's role in the English Revolution and provides an overview of the major changes in Kentish society, 1500-1720. Peter Clark (b.1944), urban historian, was first director of the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, 1985-99 and Professor of European Urban History, University of Helsinki, 2000-2011.
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