The Wars of the Roses by A J PollardThe Wars of the Roses by A J Pollard

The Wars of the Roses

byA J Pollard

Paperback | April 26, 2013

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For this revised edition of his standard work, A.J. Pollard has incorporated new research and consideration of the debates which have emerged sinceThe Wars of the Roseswas first published in 1988. These include the new stress on 'constitutional' history, intensified dispute about the origins of the wars and re-evaluations of key personalities.
ANTHONY JAMES POLLARD is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Teesside, UK. He has published extensively on fifteenth-century English history, his most recent book being Warwick and the Kingmaker: Politics, Power and Fame.
Title:The Wars of the RosesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.13 inPublished:April 26, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230368522

ISBN - 13:9780230368521


Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition.- Preface to the Second Edition.- Preface to the First Edition.- Maps and Tables.- Introduction.- 1. The Wars in History.- 2. The Course of the Wars.- 3. The Character of the Wars.- 4. The Causes of the Wars.- 5. The Impact of the Wars.- 6. The Aftermath of the Wars.- 7. The European Context of the Wars.- Conclusion.- Notes.- Select Bibliography.- Glossary.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

'A stimulating summary which brings the subject up to date. Clear and level-headed approach.' - Mr G.C.F. Forster, University of Leeds