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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIan Mortimer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA355 .M687 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 393 pages
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27149154M
ISBN 100670026077
ISBN 109780670026074
LC Control Number2013001566
OCLC/WorldCa818953766

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Organized as a travel guide for the time-hopping tourist, The Time-Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England is an entertaining popular history with a twist. Historian Ian Mortimer reveals in delightful (and occasionally disturbing) detail how the streets and homes of 16th century looked, sounded, and smelled for both peasants and for royals; what people wore and ate; how they were punished for /5(). The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century Paperback – October The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer Paperback $ In Stock. Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $Cited by:   “The Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England” follows the form of “The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England” of addressing the reader Most will agree that Ian Mortimer is a force to be reckoned with in this genre/5.   F resh from his acclaimed tour through 14th-century England, Ian Mortimer travels forward years in his time machine. Setting us down in the reign of Elizabeth I, Author: Thomas Penn.

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