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The British inheritance : a treasury of historic documents

Author: Andrew Prescott; Elizabeth M Hallam; British Library.; Great Britain. Public Record Office.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From King Arthur, Alfred the Great, and William the Conqueror to the end of the Empire, swinging England of the 1960s, and the multicultural Britain of the '90s, this volume displays, in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Prescott; Elizabeth M Hallam; British Library.; Great Britain. Public Record Office.
ISBN: 0520224701 9780520224704
OCLC Number: 43401260
Description: x, 150 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: The Middle Ages --
King Arthur --
Alfred 'the Great' --
Domesday Book --
The Turbulent Priest --
The Exchequer and Taxation --
Celtic Heroes --
Magna Carta --
Recording Government --
Westminster Abbey --
The Tower of London --
Simon de Montfort --
The Mother of Parliaments --
Patron Saints --
The Conquest of Wales --
Scotland: The Wars of Independence --
'Alasse, Dethe, Alasse' --
'Who was then the gentleman?' --
The Rise of the Vernacular --
Geoffrey Chaucer: the Poet as Civil Servant --
For Harry, England and St George --
William Caxton --
The Wars of the Roses --
Tudors and Stuarts --
Henry VIII and the Reformation --
Henry VIII and his Six Wives --
The Church and the People --
Gloriana --
Mary, Queen of Scots --
The Stuart Succession --
William Shakespeare --
Virginia: an Early American Colony --
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot --
Charles I --
Roundheads and Cavaliers --
The Commonwealth and the Lord Protector --
The Monarchy Restored --
The Great Fire of London --
The Glorious Revolution --
Sir Christopher Wren and St Paul's Cathedral --
The 18th and 19th Centuries --
The Union of 1707 --
The First Prime Minister --
Hallelujah Handel --
Bonnie Prince Charlie --
Britannia, Rule the Waves --
A Passage to India --
Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah --
The Industrial Revolution --
The Agricultural Revolution --
No Taxation Without Representation --
Captain Cook and Australia --
The Slave Trade --
England Expects --
A Romantic View --
Radicalism and Reform --
New Zealand --
Contacts with the East --
The Railway Age.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Hallam and Andrew Prescott.
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