Popular Politics and the English Reformation

By Ethan H. Shagan | Go to book overview
Save to active project

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This seeds of this book were first planted in my mind in 1994 during a typically thought-provoking coffee break with Peter Lake. To attempt to acknowledge all of the help that I have received during the intervening years seems a hopeless task, and even at my most self-indulgent I could not possibly express here the gratitude that I owe to so many wonderful people. So let me begin by offering a pre-emptive pint of ale to all those friends, family and colleagues whose names do not appear here but who have supported me over the years; you know who you are, and I look forward to making good my debts.

My most profound thanks go to the three mentors who have trained me as a scholar: Peter Lake and Diarmaid MacCulloch saw this project through from beginning to end, while Tim Harris gave me the confidence to undertake so daunting a project in the first place. Any readers familiar with Tudor—Stuart historiography will see their fingerprints throughout this volume, but what readers will not see is that my occasional ability to transcend their interpretations and find my own voice is itself the greatest testament to their skill and generosity as teachers.

I also owe enormous thanks to the scholars and friends who read and commented upon various versions of the text. Entire drafts, either as thesis or typescript, were read by Tim Breen, Tony Grafton, Bill Heyck, Bill Jordan, Peter Lake, Diarmaid MacCulloch and Peter Marshall. Drafts of individual chapters or sections were read by Margaret Aston, Tom Freeman, Tim Harris, Amanda Jones, Michael Questier, Nicholas Tyacke and Diane Watt. Over the years, I have also benefited from countless conversations with colleagues (both in British history and in other fields) who pushed my thoughts in new directions. While I cannot express my gratitude here for all these conversations, I am especially grateful to Bernard Bailyn, Alastair Bellany, Philip Benedict, Brian Cowan, Natalie Davis, Jeff Dolven, Ken Fincham, Ben Frommer, Eric Klinenberg, Greg Lyon, Ian McNeely, Judith Maltby, Ed Muir, Richard Rex, Margaret Sena and Lisa Wolverton. The late Lawrence Stone provided both intellectual stimulation and personal encouragement for

-ix-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Popular Politics and the English Reformation
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 341

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?