The Wars of the Roses / Michael Hicks

Date :

Editeur / Publisher : New Haven : Yale University Press , cop. 2010

Type : Livre / Book

Langue / Language : anglais / English

ISBN : 978-0-300-11423-2

ISBN : 978-0-300-18157-9

Catalogue Worldcat

EAN : 9780300114232

EAN : 9780300181579

Grande-Bretagne -- 1455-1485 (Guerre des Deux-Roses)

Classification Dewey : 942.04

Résumé / Abstract : The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) were a major turning point in English history. But the underlying causes for the successive upheavals have been hotly contested by historians ever since. In this original and stimulating new synthesis, distinguished historian Michael Hicks examines the difficult economic, military, and financial crises and explains, for the first time, the real reasons why the Wars of the Roses began, why they kept recurring, and why, eventually, they ceased