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Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts - Audio

by Keith E. Wrightson

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Description

This course is intended to provide an up-to-date introduction to the development of English society between the late fifteenth and the early eighteenth centuries. Particular issues addressed in the lectures will include: the changing social structure; households; local communities; gender roles; economic development; urbanization; religious change from the Reformation to the Act of Toleration; the Tudor and Stuart monarchies; rebellion, popular protest and civil war; witchcraft; education, literacy and print culture; crime and the law; poverty and social welfare; the changing structures and dynamics of political participation and the emergence of parliamentary government.

Customer Reviews

Excellent course and podcast

I'm in my third year of EFM (Education for Ministry) in which we study the history of the Episcopal Church. This course provided a comprehensive political, cultural, and economic context for that study. Production value is excellent. Highly recommended.

Early Modern Europe: Religion and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts

I very much enjoyed listing to this series of lectures. I am a history buff to begin with and I always like to learn more. Professor Wrightson lecture style is easy to follow and enjoyable. I may even listen to the series again at some point.

Early Modern England

THis is the best lecture I have listened to. Prof. Wrightson has organized his material very well, includes many fascinating glimpses into this period and has a sense of humor. This course is very informative for understanding how our political system in the US has evolved. He is a great story teller making history so vivid.