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How To Be A Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Everyday Life - Community Reviews back

by Ruth Goodman
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
How to be a Tudor is exactly what it is labeled as - a "dawn to dusk guide" to the Tudor era. It covers some of the same ground as Ian Mortimer's Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England, but discusses much that book does not, and covers a wider timespan, from 1485 to the start of the 17th cent...
Tannat rated it 5 years ago
All in all an enjoyable read that offered insights into the lives of the people from the Tudor era. I did find some descriptions of tasks to be a bit hard to follow, but that didn't take too much away from my enjoyment of the book as a whole.
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it 5 years ago
This was an amazingly different book that was quite a fun read for nonfiction. Goodman takes research a step deeper than most, truly immersing herself in the Tudor lifestyle. As the name of the book indicates, the book is set up like an outline of a typical day in the life of average Tudor era peo...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
A few of my friends and I have been waiting impatiently for How to Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life, by Ruth Goodman, for months. I was so eager to devour the book’s contents when I got my hands on it that I stayed up far too late on Sunday night that I’m still paying for it. It was wo...
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