Item description for The Timetraveller's Guide to Tudor London (Timetraveller's Guide) by Natasha Narayan...
Everything you always wanted to know about Tudor London:
* The Elizabethan underworld---spies and secret agents * A day in the life of a Thames waterman (Tudor cabbie) * Hanging, drawing and quartering---the Tudors' delight * Tudor food---from the court to the slums * Execution hotspots * Life on the dockside * Bloody Mary's witch dilemma---to hang or to burn, that is the question * Going out---the new theatres, bear baiting, cock and bull fighting * How to play religious musical chairs * How to play Elizabethan football
A trip back to Tudor London is to experience all the contrasts of the period---the wealth and poverty, the opulence and misery. With letters, diaries, death warrants, poems, days in the lives of Tudor children, rich and poor, and a guide to the impossibly dark and dangerous streets of the city.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.48" Width: 4.96" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2004
Publisher Salt Way Publishing
ISBN 1904153097 ISBN13 9781904153092
Availability 0 units.
More About Natasha Narayan
Narayan has worked as a journalist in Albania, Bosnia and Georgia and the former Soviet Union. She lives in North London with her husband, daughter and son.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Timetraveller's Guide to Tudor London (Timetraveller's Guide)?
A lot of fun Jul 15, 2007
I used this to supplement my curriculum on Tudor England when I was traveling in Europe and homeschooling my 8-year old. It was engaging and entertaining to read together, and provided another perspective on the Tudor period. I recommend it highly.