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The Wars of the Roses

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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. Alongside fresh assessments of key personalities, Hicks sheds new light on the significance of the involvement of the people in politics, the intervention of foreign powers in English affairs, and a fifteenth-century credit crunch. 

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Author(s):
Michael Hicks
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
235 x 156 x 27
EAN-13:
9780300181579
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780300181579
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Yale University Press

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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. Alongside fresh assessments of key personalities, Hicks sheds new light on the significance of the involvement of the people in politics, the intervention of foreign powers in English affairs, and a fifteenth-century credit crunch. 

Author(s):
Michael Hicks
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
235 x 156 x 27
EAN-13:
9780300181579
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780300181579
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Yale University Press

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