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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

Dan Jones

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Faber & Faber
01 August 2015
History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700
The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England changed hands violently five times as the great families of England fought to the death for the right to rule.

Some of the greatest heroes and villains in history were thrown together in these chaotic years. Yet efforts were made to maintain some semblance of peace and order, as chivalry was reborn, the printing press arrived, and the Renaissance began to flourish. Following on from Dan Jones's bestselling The Plantagenets, The Hollow Crown is a vivid and engrossing history of these turbulent times.
By:   Dan Jones
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 29mm
Weight:   389g
ISBN:   9780571288083
ISBN 10:   0571288081
Pages:   480
Publication Date:   01 August 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dan Jones is an acclaimed historian and award-winning journalist. His first book, Summer of Blood: The Peasants' Revolt of 1381, was an Independent Book of the year. He is a columnist for the London Evening Standard, and writes, as well, for The Times, Daily Telegraph, Spectator and Literary Review. He has presented documentaries for the BBC. He lives in London with his wife and two daughters.

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