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The British Isles : a history of four nations

Author: Hugh F Kearney
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Canto series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats
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This is a unique account of the British Isles from pre-Roman times to the twentieth century, distinguished by its stress on the fact that English history forms only part of a wider 'history of four  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kearney, Hugh F.
British Isles.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)761225704
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh F Kearney
ISBN: 052148488X 9780521484886
OCLC Number: 32507174
Description: xi, 324 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. The Celtic societies of the British isles; 2. The impact of Rome on the British isles; 3. The post-Roman centuries; 4. The Vikings and the fall of the Old Order; 5. The Norman ascendancy; 6. The decline of the Norman-French empire; 7. The making of an English empire; 8. The remaking of an empire; 9. The Britannic melting pot; 10. The rise of ethnic politics; 11. Between the wars; 12. Withdrawal from Empire; Conclusion; Selected reading list; Index.
Series Title: Canto series.
Responsibility: Hugh Kearney.

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