A comprehensive text on Elizabethan and Stuart history.
Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation.
* Britain 1558-1689: A Synoptic Assessment
* Elizabeth I and Religion
* Elizabethan Foreign Policy
* Elizabethan Government and Finance
* Elizabethan Social and Economic History
* James I, Religion, Parliament, Foreign Policy
* The Causes of the Civil Wars
* The Civil Wars and Interregnum, including an in-depth study of Cromwell
* Charles II
* James II, William III and the Glorious Revolution of 1668-9
Derrick Murphy attended the universities of East Anglia, Birmingham and London and is an Educational Consultant. Formerly editor and contributor of the 'Modern History Review' he has extensive knowledge and experience of educational assessment. He has been Principal Examiner for GCE A level History at AQA, OCR and Cambridge University International Examinations. He has also been involved with assessment at Key Stage 3 and GCSE with AQA and a senior examiner with the International Baccalaureate. He has written specifications and syllabuses for examination boards within the UK but also for Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Elizabeth Sparey is Head of History, Ripon Grammar School, Chair of OCR Question Paper Evaluation Committee Irene Carrier is Head of History, Withington Girls School, Manchester. AQA Principal Examiner in Stuart History, AS and A2.
Britain 1558-1689 - a synoptic assessment; Elizabeth I and religion; Elizabethan foreign policy; Elizabethan government and finance; Elizabethan social and economic history; James I, religion, parliament, foreign policy; the causes of the civil wars; the civil wars and interregnum; Charles II; James II, William III and the glorious revolution of 1668-9.