Land Travel and Communications in Tudor and Stuart England
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Land Travel and Communications in Tudor and Stuart England

Achieving a Joined-up Realm
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ISBN-13:
9781846319501
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
29.09.2014
Seiten:
448
Autor:
Mark Brayshay
Gewicht:
1086 g
Format:
245x168x30 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

1.The first study to explore in detail developments in road travel and communication in 16th- and 17th- century England 2. Offers a wide-ranging study of all aspects of travel and communication
Preface Acknowledgements List of Illustrations List of Tables 1 Land travel and communications in the Tudor and Stuart state 2 The Tudor and Stuart highway network 3 Wayfinding and the means of travel 4 Travel by the ordinary users of the highways 5 Travel by elite users of the highways 6 Communication by messenger and post 7 Conclusion Appendix 1 Masters of the Posts, 1512-1685 Appendix 2 Posts of the Court and Posts of London, 1540s-1630s Appendix 3 Post Stages and Posts Serving on 1 April 1556 Appendix 4 Post Stages and Posts Serving on 1 April 1599 Appendix 5 The Post Office Establishment, 1695-1696 Appendix 6 Postal Services and Charges, England and the Colonies Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index
This new book focuses specifically on England's road network and systems of communications in the early modern period and provides substantial new evidence of the significance of improved travel and transportation to the processes of economic, political and cultural development that characterised the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.