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The Elizabethan era is the epoch in English history marked by the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603). Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history. The symbol of Britannia was first used in 1572, and often thereafter, to mark the Elizabethan age as a renaissance that inspired national pride through classical ideals, international expansion, and naval triumph over the Spanish — at the time, a rival kingdom much hated by the people of the land. In terms of the entire century, the historian John Guy (1988) argues that "England was economically healthier, more expansive, and ...more
This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underrep…more
[close] This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. This is also a place to discuss the controversial topics explored in The Underground Knowledge Series (non-fiction books) by James Morcan & Lance Morcan as well as the Underground Knowledge podcast show.
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[close] by Deborah Harkness It is the second novel about Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and the handsome geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont; together they found themselves at the center of a supernatural battle over an enchanted manuscript known as Ashmole 782. Let's discuss and be merry!
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In this group we will be tackling the complete works of William Shakespeare, one play per month,…more
[close] In this group we will be tackling the complete works of William Shakespeare, one play per month, in whatever order I can justify at the time. I'll be posting a general discussion, as well as a deep dive into a specific passage, for each play on my booktube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5qBKZan4C7SMcuy5VIPFMQ). If you also make a video (or blog post), do post it in the appropriate thread. Upcoming Schedule: July 2018 - Othello August 2018 - Much Ado About Nothing September 2018 - The Winter's Tale
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Curl up with another book. Welcome! Share your thoughts about your new historical romance. What …more
[close] Curl up with another book. Welcome! Share your thoughts about your new historical romance. What are you reading or writing today and why? We'd love to hear from you. We are interested in what you think. Have an awesome day reading and writing!
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