How to Be A Tudor

How to Be A Tudor

A Dawn-to-dusk Guide to Tudor Life

Book - 2016
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"Drawing on her own adventures living in re-created Tudor conditions, Goodman serves as our ... guide to sixteenth-century living. Proceeding from daybreak to bedtime, this ... illustrative work celebrates the ordinary lives of those who labored through the era. From sounding the hue and cry to alert a village to danger to malting grain for homemade ale, from the gruesome sport of bear-baiting cuckolding and cross-dressing--the madcap habits and revealing intimacies of life in the time of Shakespeare are ... rendered for the insatiably curious"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York :, Liveright Publishing Corporation,, 2016
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9781631491399
1631491393
Characteristics: xv, 320 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

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Logovore
Jan 20, 2018

Goodman is an engaging and informative presenter in every historical re-creation show that I've seen her in. As an author she maintains these characteristics. It's interesting to see what day-to-day life was like during the period, which is not something most histories deal with. I do agree that more diagrams would be useful, though.

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patcarstensen
Apr 13, 2017

She has loads of practical experience with trying to do what Tudor texts and pictures show, and presents it with humor and clarity. In a few places, some diagrams would have helped, like exactly how to do a braid, and I don't know who every explanation of "sleep tight" I've ever seen looks the same.

KHCPL_Wagner Dec 27, 2016

Ever wonder what everyday life during the Tudor dynasty was really like? This book will guide you through a day in Tudor England.

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finn75
Jun 26, 2016

Interesting exploration of one of my favorite historical periods.

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Katmarier
Aug 18, 2016

Scholarly, yet great fun to read. This well-written book covers day-to-day life of a wide cross-section of the population during the Tudor period in England. Full of fun trivia and interesting projects to try.

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