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The Tudor Commonweal and the Sense of Change
  • A. Ferguson
  • History
    Journal of British Studies
  • 1 November 1963
The key to early Renaissance thought in England has often, and rightly, been sought in that twilight zone which is both medieval and modern in character, yet is, in a sense, neither. In that
The articulate citizen and the English Renaissance
While Ferguson's study of civic consciousness is primarily about the early Renaissance (pp. 133-397), the early chapters deal with the medieval background. Ferguson singles out Langland and Gower as
Foundations of Political Economy: Some Early Tudor Views on State and Society.
Conventional wisdom claims that the seventeenth century gave birth to the material and ideological forces that culminated in the Industrial Revolution and the rise of capitalism. Not true, according