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English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century By James Anthony Froude
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During the sixteenth century Britannia ruled the waves and this series of nine lectures examines the English maritime prowess during an age of great maritime exploration, a century when the slave... More > trade was at its peak and during which the Spanish Armada was defeated. These lectures were delivered during the Easter terms of 1903-4 by the then Regius Professor of Modern History in the University Of Oxford.< Less
Twisted Lives: A Sixteenth Century Mystery By Bill Dodds
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In Twisted Lives Bill Dodds portrays the bawdy sexuality, intellectual disorder and vicious intrigues of late Elizabethan England through the lives of young adults. In court and country, the gentry... More > are divided between Essex and Cecil. People believe in angels and demons, and remnants of medieval Catholicism survive. Educated gentlemen follow the principles of geometry, cabala, astrology and alchemy. Experimental science is in its infancy. Robert waits for James nursing his drink in the Bear. James enters. He is smiling, and wearing a gleaming crucifix. Introduced to an alchemist by James, Robert becomes trapped in a mystery which requires his knowledge of alchemy, cabala, and mathematics to solve. Agnes Sorrell is the daughter of a rural mayor, attractive and feisty. Her passionate love, strength and ruthless cunning save Robert from despair and death. But there is a tragic price to pay for their life together.< Less
Sixteenth century Portuguese down under -- Volume two By John Tasker
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Did sixteenth century Portuguese navigators reach as far as Australia and New Zealand? Did they draw charts of the coastlines? After more than 200 years of speculation and debate an answer to these... More > questions is at last within our reach -- thanks largely to science and logic. This book is the first to get past the speculation, and to transport the reader to a place where a resolution is not only possible, but likely. A fascinating read< Less
Roads to Ruin: The War for Morocco in the Sixteenth Century By Comer Plummer III
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This book recounts the sixteenth century struggle of a nascent Moroccan kingdom for survival between its powerful neighbors, peaking with a defining moment in world history, the Battle of the Three... More > Kings on the plain of Ksar el-Kébir.< Less
Roads to Ruin: The War for Morocco in the Sixteenth Century By Comer Plummer III
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Roads to Ruin: The War for Morocco in the Sixteenth Century recounts the long contest for Morocco that ended on August 4, 1578, with Portugal’s spectacular defeat at the Battle of Ksar... More > el-Kébir, also called the Battle of the Three Kings for the three monarchs who perished on the field of battle. This singular event heralded the end of Portugal’s golden age and the emergence of the modern Moroccan state. This fascinating history is told through figures of disparate backgrounds and nationalities, Christians and Muslims, whose lives traversed some of the great events of this era, including the religious wars of the Reformation, the Battle of Lepanto, and the last siege of Tunis, before converging that fateful day in northern Morocco. Roads to Ruin: The War for Morocco in the Sixteenth Century describes a momentous period of world history, the consequences of which reverberate to this day.< Less
Peter Ramus and the Educational Reformation of the Sixteenth Century By Frank P. Graves
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It is difficult to understand why Peter Ramus has been so neglected by writers upon the sixteenth century. He was probably the foremost French philosopher of his century, and he stands well among... More > the great educators, effective orators, and lofty characters of the world’s history. He was a Christian professor and Reformed Calvinist that played a major part not only in the Reformation, but in the transformation of education in his day, and subsequently afterwards. In treatises written in English he is barely mentioned, and there scarcely exists anywhere a complete account of his achievements that includes an analysis of his works...until today. Ramus was a Calvinist genius who set the stage for great reforms, and was read widely by the contemporaries of his day. This edition has been updated and revised to add more notes and correct some errors previously found in the first edition. It is one of the only works about Ramus in the English language.< Less
Peter Ramus and the Educational Reformation of the Sixteenth Century By Frank P. Graves
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It is difficult to understand why Peter Ramus has been so neglected by writers upon the sixteenth century. He was probably the foremost French philosopher of his century, and he stands well among... More > the great educators, effective orators, and lofty characters of the world’s history. He was a Christian professor and Reformed Calvinist that played a major part not only in the Reformation, but in the transformation of education in his day, and subsequently afterwards. In treatises written in English he is barely mentioned, and there scarcely exists anywhere a complete account of his achievements that includes an analysis of his works...until today. Ramus was a Calvinist genius who set the stage for great reforms, and was read widely by the contemporaries of his day. This edition has been updated and revised to add more notes and correct some errors previously found in the first edition. It is one of the only works about Ramus in the English language.< Less
Peter Ramus and the Educational Reformation of the Sixteenth Century By Frank P. Graves
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It is difficult to understand why Peter Ramus has been so neglected by writers upon the sixteenth century. He was probably the foremost French philosopher of his century, and he stands well among the... More > great educators, effective orators, and lofty characters of the world’s history. He was a Christian professor and Reformed Calvinist that played a major part not only in the Reformation, but in the transformation of education in his day, and subsequently afterwards. In treatises written in English he is barely mentioned, and there scarcely exists anywhere a complete account of his achievements that includes an analysis of his works...until today. Ramus was a Calvinist genius who set the stage for great reforms, and was read widely by the contemporaries of his day. This edition has been updated and revised to add more notes and correct some errors previously found in the first edition. It is one of the only works about Ramus in the English language.< Less
Sixteenth century Portuguese down under - Vol. 1 By John Tasker
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One of the great historical mysteries of recent centuries has to do with the discovery of Australia and New Zealand before the 17th century. Did 16th century Portuguese navigators reach the shores of... More > these two countries and chart them? This book catalogues all major attempts over the last 500 years to answer these questions.< Less
Sixteenth Century Portuguese Down Under -- Volume Three By John Tasker
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For more than two hundred years, scholars and amateurs alike have wrestled with the problem -- did 16th century Portuguese navigators sail down the east coast of Australia, and along the shores of... More > New Zealand? Employing endless speculation, all kinds of people have proposed all kinds of theories, but not one ever resulted in a resolution. This book is different. Forsaking all speculation and guesswork, it finally puts the matter to rest beyond all reasonable doubt.< Less