Elizabeth's Wars: War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604

Elizabeth's Wars: War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604

Paul E.J. Hammer / May 28, 2020

Elizabeth s Wars War Government and Society in Tudor England The human and financial cost of war between and strained English government and society to their limits Paul E J Hammer offers a new narrative of these wars which weaves together development

  • Title: Elizabeth's Wars: War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604
  • Author: Paul E.J. Hammer
  • ISBN: 9780333919422
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits Paul E J Hammer offers a new narrative of these wars which weaves together developments on land and sea Combining original work and a synthesis of existing research, Hammer explores how the government of Elizabeth I overhauled English strategy and weapons tThe human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits Paul E J Hammer offers a new narrative of these wars which weaves together developments on land and sea Combining original work and a synthesis of existing research, Hammer explores how the government of Elizabeth I overhauled English strategy and weapons to create forces capable of confronting the might of Habsburg Spain.

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    1. Paul Hammer sums his book up nicely:"Elizabeth's wars are an object lesson in the difficult balance which all governments must strike when they go to war between the pursuit of military effectiveness, financial constraints and the need to maintain domestic political stability."Most of the books I have read about the reign of Elizabeth I focus on her personality vis a vis her court, council, and policy. They make Elizabeth's reluctance to fight wars seem a more important element of her reign than [...]


    2. This is a very detailed account that incorporates a great deal of military history as well as political and personal history. I enjoyed the author's take on E2R's leadership - and often inconsistency - in running almost constant wars in Ireland, the Netherlands, and of course, Spain. If you gravitate to military history, you'll love this one.


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