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Elizabeth I - war and politics 1588-1603

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Acclaimed for their dramatic rendering of the personalities and forces that shaped Elizabethan politics, Wallace T. MacCaffrey's three volumes thoroughly chronicle the Queen's decision making throughout her reign in a way that combines pleasurable reading with subtle analysis. Together in paperback for the first time, these books will find a wide readership among those interested in debunking Elizabeth's many mythic images and in following the steps of Elizabethan policy-makers as they grapple with the most crucial political problems of their day. MacCaffrey completes his analysis by investigating how Elizabeth and her ministers governed in the years between the Armada of 1588 and her death in 1603. In light of the Queen's desire to uphold her popularity through the maintenance of peace and prosperity, the author explains why she pursued war with Spain by only half-measures and how the brutal conquest of Ulster and the destruction of Tyrone came to be seen as prerequisites for the incorporation of Northern Ireland.
The unclipped dustjacket is a little faded on the spine. The hardback cover is in good condition. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked.
Copyright 1992.

Item details

Added value:
dustjacket
Author(s):
Wallace T MacCaffery
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
14.7 x 22.4 x 3.6 cm
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0691031886
ISBN-13:
9780691031880
Number of pages:
592
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
Elizabeth I - war and politics 1588-1603

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Acclaimed for their dramatic rendering of the personalities and forces that shaped Elizabethan politics, Wallace T. MacCaffrey's three volumes thoroughly chronicle the Queen's decision making throughout her reign in a way that combines pleasurable reading with subtle analysis. Together in paperback for the first time, these books will find a wide readership among those interested in debunking Elizabeth's many mythic images and in following the steps of Elizabethan policy-makers as they grapple with the most crucial political problems of their day. MacCaffrey completes his analysis by investigating how Elizabeth and her ministers governed in the years between the Armada of 1588 and her death in 1603. In light of the Queen's desire to uphold her popularity through the maintenance of peace and prosperity, the author explains why she pursued war with Spain by only half-measures and how the brutal conquest of Ulster and the destruction of Tyrone came to be seen as prerequisites for the incorporation of Northern Ireland.
The unclipped dustjacket is a little faded on the spine. The hardback cover is in good condition. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked.
Copyright 1992.

Added value:
dustjacket
Author(s):
Wallace T MacCaffery
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
14.7 x 22.4 x 3.6 cm
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0691031886
ISBN-13:
9780691031880
Number of pages:
592
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
Elizabeth I - war and politics 1588-1603

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