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London"s triumph

John Tatham

London"s triumph

by John Tatham

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Published by H. Brome in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 20 p
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15142465M

Get this from a library! London's triumph. Merchant adventurers and the Tudor City.. [Stephen Alford] -- Life in Europe was fundamentally changed in the 16th century by the astonishing discoveries of the New World and of direct sea routes to Asia. To start with England was hardly involved and London. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

London’s Triumph: Merchant Adventures in the Tudor City by Stephen Alford (Allen Lane, £20). At the start the 16th century, London was an unspectacular city, marginal to . London's Triumph | At the start of the sixteenth century, England was hardly involved in the wider world and London remained a gloomy, introverted medieval city. But as the century progressed something extraordinary happened, which placed London at the center of the world stage forever.

Stephen Alford is the author of London’s Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City (Allen Lane) and the highly acclaimed The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he taught for 15 years at Cambridge University, where he was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of History and a. ‘London’s Triumph’ and ‘New World, Inc.’ Review: New World, New Markets The rise of London’s merchant culture propelled English settlements in the Western Hemisphere.


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But as their dramas played out at court, England was being transformed economically by the astonishing discoveries of the New World and of direct sea routes to Asia.

At the start of the century, England was. Stephen Alford's evocative, original new book uses the same skills that made his widely-praised The Watchers so successful, bringing to life the network of merchants, visionaries, crooks, and sailors who changed London and England forever. In a sudden explosion of energy, English ships were suddenly found all over the world--trading with Russia /5(24).

A prominent theme in Londons Triumph is the interplay between money (i.e. trade and commerce) and government. When, for example, Alford writes about The Muscovy Company he argues, The Muscovy London’s Triumph is a vibrant and nuanced account of the rise of mercantilism in 16th century Elizabethan London/5.

London's Triumph. Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare's City. By: This unremarkable place - not even included in the Domesday Book - became a medieval maze of alleys and courtyards, later to be chequered with grand estates of Georgian splendour. It swelled with industry and became the centre of the largest empire in history.

This new book is by Stephen Alford, an expert on Elizabethan England. His previous book " The Watchers" was a compelling and well documented account of the Elizabethan spy apparatus.

The book is very well researched and starts in aroundtracing the development of London/5(24). Book reviews. London’s Triumph Stephen Alford Review by Edward Morris.

Decem Unlike most histories of 16th-century England, which concentrate on the machinations and religious convulsions of the Tudor monarchy, London’s Triumph concerns itself with the capital city’s merchant class and what it did to launch the explorations.

But if I could change one thing, it would be to reverse the heavy cutting of the library budget, which makes it increasingly difficult to write a book like London’s Triumph, and to do serious research in the arts and humanities more generally – particularly at a time when ever more is expected of us in terms of teaching excellence and.

The Triumph of London This book tells a story that breaks all the rules of historical probability: how one city grew in spite of huge and recurring demographic crises of mortality and disease, coped with massive levels of immigration and, on top of all this, found the confidence by the late sixteenth century to explore, trade with and colonize Reviews: Download Londons Triumph in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

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This book tells a story that breaks all the rules of historical probability: how one city grew in spite of huge and recurring demographic crises of mortality and disease, coped with massive levels of immigration and, on top of all this, found the confidence by the late sixteenth century to explore, trade with and colonize Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

About London's Triumph. Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist From historian Stephen Alford, author of The Watchers, the dramatic story of the dazzling growth of London in the sixteenth century.

For most, England in the sixteenth century was the era of the Tudors, from Henry VII and VIII to Elizabeth I. London's Triumph is above all about the people who made this possible - the families, the guild members, the money-men who were willing to risk huge sums and sometimes their own lives in pursuit of the rare, exotic and desirable.

Their ambitions fuelled a new view of the world - initiating a long era of trade and empire, the consequences of Author: Stephen Alford. LONDON'S TRIUMPH. Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare's City. by Stephen Alford. Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1st, More History > SIMILAR BOOKS SUGGESTED BY OUR CRITICS: our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : Stephen Alford.

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Stephen Alford, a professor of early modern British history at the University of Leeds, writes about this transition in his book London's Triumph: Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare’s City, which was published by Bloomsbury USA in He was.

London’s Triumph shows that the city was “a place of formidable dynamism” in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The “moral limits of money and fortune” were tested as “usury became interest, and investors put their money into ventures that pushed minds, men and ships to their limits.” “London was a city where merchants.

London's Triumph Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare's City (Book): Alford, Stephen: Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist From historian Stephen Alford, author of The Watchers, the dramatic story of the dazzling growth of London in the sixteenth century.

For most, England in the sixteenth century was the era of the Tudors, from Henry VII and VIII to Elizabeth I. London's Triumph Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare's City (Book): Alford, Stephen: Baker & TaylorA chronicle of the dramatic growth of 16th-century London evaluates the influence of the discoveries of the New World and direct sea routes to Asia, examining how an ambitious surge in shipping and trade placed the country and its capital at the center of the world stage.

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Of “Burning Daylight,” London said, “I show a successful superman who at the end of his triumph and career throws his 30 million dollars to the winds in order to win a greater thing, namely.