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Ferrell on Marshall, 'Reformation England 1480-1640'

Courses, these can be, simply, maddening. Peter Marshall's new textbook, an entry in Arnold's ... not clear to this reviewer why it wouldn't be welcome in a textbook aimed primarily at teaching ... important, textbooks need primarily to be evaluated on how well they support classroom teaching and learning. ...

Jones on Nicholls, 'A History of the Modern British Isles 1529-1603: The Two Kingdoms'

fashionable in the early 1990's publishers have been rushing to adapt their British history textbooks to ... believes a textbook does not serve students well if it does not teach them to understand the world of ... research and researchers is one of the pleasant aspects of this well-written volume. In most textbooks the ...

Fritze on Bucholz and Key, 'Early Modern England 1485-1714: A Narrative History'

Chain, Chain, Chain... Great Chain of Being Finding a good textbook for upper level history courses can ... Narrative History to fill the need for an authoritative, one-volume textbook covering the Tudor and Stuart ... Modern England is a much needed textbook. Bucholz and Key have written it in a clear and readable manner. ...

Lee on Sykes, 'The Rise and Fall of British Liberalism 1776-1988'

Add a Comment Author:  Alan Sykes Reviewer:  Todd Lee Alan Sykes. The Rise and Fall of British Liberalism 1776-1988. London: Longman, 1997. vii + 316 pp. $44.80 (textbook), ISBN 978-0-582-06057-9; $105.00 ... makes for a well-rounded account in what is nominally a synthetic work. Designed as a textbook, the ...

Myers on Pollard, 'Late Medieval England 1399-1509'

Pollard, who admits that the work lies somewhere between a research monograph and a textbook" (p. xiv), limits the audience of the book. As an introductory textbook, the detail of Parts One and Three ... individuals, complex developments, and historiographical issues will all find Pollard's research-textbook ...

Palmer on Ellis, 'Ireland in the Age of the Tudors 1447-1603: English Expansion and the End of Gaelic Rule'

358 pp. $82.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-01902-7; $55.00 (textbook), ISBN 978-0-582-01901-0. Reviewed by ... 1534. Both men were in their early thirties when they were offered the chance to write a textbook. Both ... to revise their views in subsequent textbooks. Ellis resembles Elton in several other, more ...

Young on Sommerville, 'Royalists and Patriots: Politics and Ideology in England 1603-1640' and Stroud, 'Stuart England'

different book. It is a textbook written intentionally for the classroom. There is some confusion of ... provocative questions about these items. Teachers of seventeenth-century Britain now have several textbooks to ...

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