`No Historie So Meete' : Gentry Culture and the Development of Local History in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

`No Historie So Meete' : Gentry Culture and the Development of Local History in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

Description

This book explores the importance of history to Elizabethan and early Stuart gentry and how this led to a vibrant antiquarian culture. The family, town and county histories written by the community, which form the core of the study, had an influence on the development of local history in England which lasted into the twentieth century and is still felt today. -- .


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Details

Author(s)
Jan Broadway
Format
Hardback | 264 pages
Dimensions
156 x 234 x 25.4mm | 535.24g
Publication date
12 Dec 2006
Publisher
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Manchester, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
0719072948
ISBN13
9780719072949