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Magna Carta : law, liberty, legacy

Author: Claire Breay; Julian Harrison; British Library,
Publisher: London : The British Library, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It takes us on a journey from the charter's medieval origins through to what it means to people around the world today. Drawing on the rich historical collections of the British Library - including two original copies of Magna Carta from 1215 - the catalogue brings to life the history and contemporary resonance of this globally important document"--Cover flap.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Breay; Julian Harrison; British Library,
ISBN: 9780712357647 0712357645 9780712357630 0712357637
OCLC Number: 905485881
Notes: "On the occasion of the British Library exhibition "Magna Carta : Law, Liberty, Legacy", 13 March-1 September 2015."
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Kingship and crisis --
Runnymede and the granting of Magna Carta --
Revival and survival --
English liberties --
Colonies and revolutions --
Radicalism and reform --
Empire and after --
Magna Carta in the modern age --
Bibliography --
Exhibited items --
The text of Magna Carta 1215.
Responsibility: edited by Claire Breay and Julian Harrison.
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