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How to Be a Tudor : A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life (Reprint) (Paperback) (Ruth Goodman)

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On the heels of her triumphant How to Be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman travels even further back in English history to the era closest to her heart, the dramatic period from the crowning of Henry VII to the death of Elizabeth I. Drawing on her own adventures living in re-created Tudor conditions, Goodman serves as our intrepid guide to sixteenth-century living. Proceeding from daybreak to bedtime, this charming, illustrative work celebrates the ordinary lives of those who labored through the era. From sounding the “hue and cry” to alert a village to danger to malting grain for homemade ale, from the gruesome sport of bear-baiting to cuckolding and cross-dressing—the madcap habits and revealing intimacies of life in the time of Shakespeare are vividly rendered for the insatiably curious.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 320
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Ruth Goodman
Language: English
Street Date: January 17, 2017
TCIN: 51741291
UPC: 9781631492532
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-7971
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